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Culri 07, April rated it liked it Shelves: The Deryni are a race of humans who can use magic. The novel is set in the land of Gwyneddone of the fictional Eleven Kingdoms. But more than ever I grow tired of a men’s world full of male characters where the women may as well not exist.

I’m tempted to continue on through the series now, chronologically, since I’ve never read the most recent trilogy in the series. I have to say that I am not necessarily morally on board with the main character, Camber, as he has some pretty high handed ideals when it comes to how to deal with humans.

Dickson for his novel, The Dragon and the George. Before his death, the patient og that he is really Prince Aidan Haldanethe sole survivor of the Deryni coup that overthrew the Haldane kings eight decades earlier.


The quiet life suiting him, allowing Camber to spend his days on ecclesiastical and historical study as well as family time: The bad guys are caricatures, and not very credible. And here readers come face-to-face with this Deryni le Originally reviewed at Culdo. Although sometimes their interests align, these two races are more often in conflict. I liked it, but was disappointed by the sequels.

Nothing all that special or new here. Judith Tarr’s reread on tor.

cukdi Time to go kill the evil king and the good guys win. Want to Read saving…. I hadn’t read this one before, though, and I’m left wondering whether this book simply doesn’t measure up to the rest of the series or if the series can’t stand up to the passage of time.

The Legends of Camber of Culdi Series by Katherine Kurtz

All in all an enjoyable story, and am looking forward to reading the rest in this series and the rest of the Deryni books. This was good, if a bit short.

I loved this when I read it many moons ago early 80s at the culsi –so I’m giving it four stars based on foggy memories of that love. Refresh and try again. Each step of the way in the rebellion that ensues we are warned that what is started with integrity can become corrupt.

Coel continually sows mistrust between Imre and Cathan, and eventually succeeds in framing Cathan for the murder of another Deryni lord. I recall culvi sorry there wasn’t more about magic, but still – Camber of Culdi! May 04, Bev rated it really liked it Shelves: Magic, intrigue, memorable characters, tension, humour, tragedy, it’s all here.


Camber of Culdi

Others have described the plot. I had forgotten many cambet the plot elements. I had never heard of Katherine Kurtz, until about a month ago. I love this series and it may well be my all-time favorite. I loved Katherine Kurtz’ Deryni books when I first read them back in the seventies.

Camber of Culdi by Katherine Kurtz

These qualities having caused Camber MacRorie, Earl of Culdi, to retire from court; his duties to the crown passed to his eldest son, Cathan, who has been fast friends with Imre since childhood.

But I was literally driving myself nuts, wanting to find an author…specifically a series…that had the Shannara feel to it. This is simply a newly released edition i. Camber was the greatest of the Deryni—that race of men who were gifted with arcane mental powers that set them above normal humans. I felt the end came about a bit too quick, but that’s me. The Legends of Camber of Culdi 3 books. Every once in a while I get the urge to revisit old ucldi and Katherine Kurtz’s Deryni novels are definitely faves of mine.

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