David Andrew Gemmell was a British author of heroic fantasy, best known for his debut novel, Legend. A former journalist and. Buy The Sword in the Storm (Rigante) Reissue by David Gemmell (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on. Just wondering if anyone can help me i just finished reading my first David Gemmell book (Sword in the Storm), i enjoyed it so much i read the.

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David Gemmell

Unlike most in the heroic fantasy sub-genre, this book is set at the end of the Bronze age, and the beginning of the Iron Age. Many authors of fantasy and historical fiction give us these uber-elite killing machines.

The experience is too frustrating: Jan 04, Riki Strydom rated it it was ok Shelves: Dealing with the death of a friend? Conor Time for beer Jun 28, Jun 28, Jim davud it really liked it Shelves: Yet despite that, we see a legendary warrior still mourning his wife.

Again, good story but simply written. As a child, he struggles to help his parents, he saves a fawn with no thought to the injuries he’ll take himself, befriends a cripple solely to be kind to him, and he commits self-less act after self-less act. We’ll see if the next Rigante book changes my mind.


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Sword in the Storm (The Rigante, #1) by David Gemmell

Deep point of view of main characters shows all to be flawed, driven and occasionally very wrong. Archived from the original on 19 May May 09, Sharon rated it liked it.

There is about years between Midnight Falcon and Ravenheart.

He cheats on his wife. Among them lives a boy whose destiny is written in the starlight. I have read the entire 4 book series again and again more than a dozen times each, and I can tell you, I would gladly read them all over again until I die.

David Gemmell Rigante Series

Apr 21, David Dalglish rated it really liked it. The entire series deals with the Stones of Power, also known as the Sipstrassi.

While all his novels are violent, successes are often Pyrrhic and the villains complex. Fairly typical fantasy world, but far better done than riganfe. I don’t like to believe that, but it’s the reality of life, so perhaps I shouldn’t have studied the Alamo. The next book picks up 20 years later, too.


Here the strongest forces, wise and evil, play their allotted part — from the Ghost General and the Malignant Morrigu to the woods whose magic harks back to a world before the coming of man. Other Series You Might Like. Joined Sep 10, Messages I will go on to the next book immediately. I just never really felt I was getting anywhere with it.

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This one in particular is xavid, looking back at the plot it seems like it should have been at least a bit boring yet it was captivating and utterly enjoyable. Gemmell first attempted writing a novel in the s, but The Man from Miami failed to find a publisher.

One will become the Ravenheart, an outlaw leader whose daring exploits will inspire the Rigante.

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