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worm Ouroboros.

Eric RГјcker Eddison

worm Ouroboros.

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIllustrated by Keith Henderson, with an introduction by Orville Prescott.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 520 p.
Number of Pages520
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17577528M
OCLC/WorldCa283982


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Eddison actually uses the term middle earth which most probably associate with Tolkien. In Ouroboros instead of Hobbits Elves Dwarves and Wizards you have Demons (the good guys) Witches Goblins and Imps5(39). His sweeping tale recounts battles between warriors and witches on fog-shrouded mountaintops and in the ocean's depths - along with romantic interludes, backroom intrigues, and episodes of direst treachery.

Generations of readers have joyfully lost themselves in 5(). Worm Ouroboros is fraught with philosophical meditations and political subtext which entertain the reader at many worm Ouroboros. book. The conflict between the imperialistic Witchland(the bad guys) and republican Demonland(good guys) embodies Eddison's own opinion about the course of English history, and carries an unforseen commentary on the subsequent course of American history as well5(17).

The Worm Ouroboros is an undisputed classic of fantasy literature, and has been an avowed influence on the likes of J. Tolkien, C. Lewis, and Ursula K. Le Guin. Entirely immersive and written in near-Elizabethan tongue, the novel takes readers on an unforgettable ride across the plane of Mercury, flanked by soaring hippogriffs, with an unforgettable finish that impresses as much now as it did nearly a 5().

Eric Rücker Eddison ( - ) was an English civil servant and author, writing epic fantasy novels under the name E. Eddison.

His notable works include The Worm Ouroboros () and the Zimiamvian Trilogy (). Eddison's early works of high fantasy drew strong praise from J. Tolkien and C.

Lewis5(). The Worm Ouroboros was his first novel, published shortly before his 40th birthday. It is a story of grand conflict on an imagined world, and is told in a language that is Eddison's own: a rich, heady prose that draws on written English over the last years for its grammar, vocabulary, and expression, and most heavily on that of the Elizabethan dramatists for its dialogue and by: 1.

The Worm Ouroboros Audio Preview However at some points in the book you become entranced by the beauty of his style. Dare I say it. Yes he is shakespeare sometimes. If you like this please try the other 3 novels in this series.

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Eddison, Keith Henderson. THE Worm Ouroboros, no worm, but the Serpent itself, is a wonderful book. As a story or as prose it is wonderful, and, there being a cause for every effect, the reason for writing it should be as marvellous again.

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The Worm Ouroboros is a wonder; a charm; rich with delight. ns master-work, the Worm Ouroboros, is without peer; but the heady and voluptuous beauty of his rich prose, alas, shall find few readers able to admire it.

In a word, this book is for the few to whom fantasy means phantasmagorical, noble, ornamental, awe-striking. The Worm Ouroboros. Eddison. This classic fantasy novel brings you to a strange and lovely world where a young lord wrestles King Gorice for his land's freedom, where unscalable mountains can only be conquered by stubbornness and hippogriffs, where the great explorer Lord Gro finds himself continually driven to betrayal, where sweet young women occasionally fall for evil wizards.

The Worm Ouroboros is an undisputed classic of fantasy literature, and has been an avowed influence on the likes of J. Tolkien, C. Lewis, and Ursula K. Le Guin.

Entirely immersive and written in near-Elizabethan tongue, the novel takes readers on an unforgettable ride across the plane of Mercury, flanked by soaring hippogriffs, with an unforgettable finish that impresses as much now as Brand: Open Road Media Sci-Fi Fantasy. The Worm Ouroboros is a heroic high fantasy novel by Eric Rücker Eddison, first published in The book describes the protracted war between the domineering King Gorice of Witchland and the Lords of Demonland in an imaginary world that appears mainly medieval and partly reminiscent of Norse sagas.

This book has pages in the PDF version. The Worm Ouroboros is an undisputed classic of fantasy literature, and has been an avowed influence on the likes of J. Tolkien, C.

Lewis, and Ursula K. Le Guin. Entirely immersive and written in near-Elizabethan tongue, the novel takes readers on an unforgettable ride across the plane of Mercury, flanked by soaring hippogriffs, with an unforgettable finish that impresses as much now as.

The Worm Ouroboros () is a heroic high fantasy novel by Eric Rücker Eddison. The book describes the protracted war between the domineering King Gorice of Witchland and the Lords of Demonland in an imaginary world that appears mainly medieval and partly reminiscent of Norse sagas.

Title: The Worm Ouroboros Author: E. Eddison A Project Gutenberg of Australia eBook eBook No. : Edition: 1 Language: English Character set encoding: Latin-1(ISO) bit Date first posted: June Date most recently updated: April This eBook was produced by: Richard Scott Project Gutenberg of Australia eBooks.

His sweeping tale recounts battles between warriors and witches on fog-shrouded mountaintops and in the ocean's depths and; along with romantic interludes, backroom intrigues, and episodes of direst treachery.

Generations of readers have joyfully lost themselves in.