Fortress in the Eye of Time by C. J. Cherryh

Fortress in the Eye of Time

byC. J. Cherryh

Kobo ebook | October 13, 2009

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Deep in an abandoned, shattered castle, an old man of the Old Magic muttered almost forgotten words. His purpose -- to create out of the insubstance of the air, from a shimmering of light and a fluttering of shadows. that most wonderous of spells, a Shaping. A Shaping in the form of a, young man who will be sent east on the road the old was to old to travel. To right the wrongs of a long-forgotten wizard war, and call new wars into being. Here is the long-awaited major new novel from one of the brightest stars in the fantasy and science fiction firmament.C.J.Cherryh's haunting story of the wizard Mauryl, kingmaker for a thousand years of Men, and Tristen, fated to sow distrust between a prince and his father being. A tale as deep as legend and a intimate as love, it tells of a battle beyond Time, in which all Destiny turns on the wheel of an old man's ambition, a young man's innocence, and the unkept promised of a king to come.

Title:Fortress in the Eye of TimeFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 13, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061743933

ISBN - 13:9780061743931

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice read Not typical for her work. Very enjoyable read.
Date published: 2014-07-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Slow but Enjoyable The plot moves slowly, especially when she delves into philosophical areas which are repeated over and over again. However, Cherryh shows her great skill in character development once more. Her main character, Tristen, will connect with most readers and you care about what happens to him. Her description of time and place is also excellent, an echo of our medieval ages. As I read this novel, I couldn't help but think back to Katherine Kerr's DeVerry series which I enjoyed a bit better....very similar in some ways. Overall, I recommend it, but for a more mature reader.
Date published: 2004-12-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from AC If you're looking for more sophisticated fantasy fare than the typical hack and slash, then Fortress in the Eye of Time may be for you. Cherryh's writing style easily draws you into her fantasy world and always leaves you wondering what will happen next. My only complaint lies in the slow pacing where there's a great deal of character development, but nothing really happens. Overall, it's a very good introduction to this universe.
Date published: 2000-06-15