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It is David Gemmell, so expect some familiar ground, such as ambiguous characters and gratuitous violence.
Waylander by David Gemmell
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L’autore fa parlare tutti, e sottolineo tutti, i suoi personaggi su moltissimi temi: Magic is used only as a way to crystallise the forces of good and evil, and perhaps make things a little more interesting for the reticent heroes, but it does not ultimately change the fate of either individuals or nations in this grim and bloody world. But he must try, the old man commanded–commanded in the name of his son, the king, who had been slain by an assassin Ships from and sold by Amazon. Reloads were kept in a small quiver attached to one side of Waylander’s belt; the crossbow itself was hung on the other side when not in use.
First name Country where you live Book Your rating out of 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Your review. An antihero assassin, a priest who wanted to stop the killing of his brothers thus going against everything they believed in that all life is preciousand a Drenai general.
Though I should say that the second saviour soon became a favourite of mine. This is an entertaining story of love and redemption in a land in turmoil and ravaged by war.
The strength of this book is in the believable, complex depth of the protagonist. A very in This is the first book in the series – chronologically; it is listed in publication order here. Waylander by David Gemmell is the waglander book in the Drenai saga. All hallmarks of his writing and on evidence once more.
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Tolkien, and Stan Lee. Apr 02, Cat rated it it was amazing. This is pre- Legend chronologically. The novel is really dark and brooding, just like the titular character, and there are some uncompromisingly grim scenes. Return to Book Page. In their prime they were the best in the business, but in David’s tales, they’ve often passed their prime, so all they really want is peace and quiet.
But tragedy found him too, but he chose to stay a soldier and fight till the end. I really enjoyed the story – especially the characters. There is a feeling of hopelessness and despair surrounding this tale but Gemmell also shows a softer side.
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Overall, he is capable and charismatic leader who boosts the moral of the people. May 12, Ahmad Sharabiani marked it as to-read Shelves: Another enjoyable aspect of the story are the ripple effects of Waylander’s instinctive actions, and the realistic battle scenes as a skilled and fatalistic killer, who’s embraced the doomed destiny his misdeeds have gemmell him, makes his way against all odds on the arduous path to redemption.
Since it was out way before most of the other fantasy books, it isn’t at fault for being predictable – most classics are in a way – as so many others have taken their inspirations from the older titles.
He removed his winged helm and two retainers erected a wooden skeletal frame. If you are into waylader and haven’t read his books, then you should.
Add both to Cart Add both to List. But mighty Dros Delnoch, the last stronghold of the Drenai Empire, View all 3 comments.
The King of the Drenai is dead and troops are invading the Drenai lands killing men, women and children. For such a short book, there is an incredible amount of action and it is nice to dacid to know the heroes we have only heard about before like Karnak or learn about the origins of things like The Thirty.
Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. That is the question the book concerns itself with. Having achieved his dearest wish, Waylander finally died.
See all 91 reviews. But there it is. Such a great novel with great characters – I am so glad I decided to reread Waylander. Mar 06, Helene rated it it was amazing. But his latest murder, murder of his own King for gemmdll, was the point of no return. David Gemmell is so committed to his work that he’s offered to leap naked out of an airplane if it would appeal to readers.