When J.R.R. Tolkiens The Lord of the Rings was published, reviewers saw that there was only one book with which it could legitimately be compared: E.R. Eddisons classic fantasy adventure The Worm Ouroboros. Set on a distant planet of spectacular ...
beauty and peopled by Lords and Kings, mighty warriors and raven-haired temptresses, Eddisons extravagant story, of a great war for total domination, is an unforgettable work of splendour.