By Tad Williams
The epic concluding novel in Tad Williams' vintage delusion sequence reminiscence, SORROW AND THORN, set within the fable international of Osten Ard.
In order for the hurricane King can cement his energy over Osten Ard, he needs to locate and defeat the insurgent forces massing opposed to him. however the rebels, led via the exiled Prince Josua, have rallied on the Stone of Farewell and are able to struggle the typhoon King with each energy they could muster. the foremost to their victory lies find the 3rd sword of legend, reminiscence - however the sword has been misplaced for ages.
Lost, that's, till Simon Snowlock realises that he is aware precisely the place the sword is and the way to recuperate it. the one challenge: an undead military, reinforced through robust magic, lies among him and his vacation spot. it's going to take each ounce of Simon's braveness and intelligence to trip to after which get better the nice sword reminiscence and produce peace to Osten Ard.
If Simon's quest is to have any desire, Josua needs to circulate opposed to the hurricane King himself - a trip that might take him throughout never-ending seas, via historical forests and into the stronghold of the typhoon King himself.
TO eco-friendly ANGEL TOWER is the epic ultimate quantity in Tad Williams' breathtaking, liked sequence reminiscence, Sorrow and Thorn.
Note: This more recent united kingdom variation from Hodder & Stoughton is an development over the typo-riddled DAW edition.
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To Green Angel Tower (Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn, Book 3) by Tad Williams