This is the awesome fourth installment in Erikson’s epic sequence.“In Northern Genabackis, before the events recounted in Gardens of the Moon, a raiding party of savage tribal warriors descend from the mountains into the flat lands.For one among ...
For one among them, Karsa Orlong, it marks the beginning of what will prove an extraordinary destiny. Some years later, it is the aftermath of the Chain of Dogs; Coltaine is dead.
And now the untried new Adjunct, Tavore, must urgently raise an army able to withstand the forces of the Sha’ik’s Whirlwind that are massing in Raraku, the few remaining veterans from Coltaine’s march her only hope.”
So begins the epic new novel of war, intrigue, magic and betrayal from a writer now acknowledged as one of the most original, imaginative and exciting storytellers in modern fantasy.
The forth book of this series begins with the tell of how the character Karsa Orlong joined the army of the Apocalypse and continues with events that, even if different in purpose and nature, converge at the end and decide the fate of the rebellion.The forth book of this series begins with the tell of how the character Karsa Orlong joined the army of the Apocalypse and continues with events that, even if different in purpose and nature, converge at the end and decide the fate of the rebellion. Events that interweave also with problems related to the throne of the House of Shadows, with the formation of the House of Chain and with the end of the Bridgeburners. A lot of new characters are presented and old characters are deepen. I would not have imagined I could like Cotillion, after reading Gardens of the Moon. The first part of the book is slower that the following, in my opinion this happens because there is only one character to relate with and Karsa Orlong is not very likeable. But the rest of the book is worth the effort and presents an explosive final act. I loved this book and this is my favourite fantasy series....Continua Nascondi