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The first book in one of the most remarkable epic fantasies ever written, the Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, Unbeliever.
He called himself Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever because he dared not believe in the strange alternate world in which he suddenly found himself. Yet he was tempted to believe, ...

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  • Author: Stephen R. Donaldson
  • Publish Date: 1987-06-12
  • Book Awards


    Won 1 awards in total (1 unique awards)
  • 1 British Fantasy Society

  • Nominated for 1 (1 unique awards)
  • 1 World Fantasy Awards

  • Book Award Years
    1979 British Fantasy Society Award Winner: Lord Foul's Bane
    1978 World Fantasy Award Nominated: Lord Foul's Bane

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    Reviews/Comments On Lord Foul\'s Bane


    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful
    RE:
    By: Anonymous
    2013-07-30 03:10:46

    First 2 chapters are slow but when you get to the land it picks up and becomes a great book.

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    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful
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    By: Anonymous
    2014-06-01 02:16:08

    Best Fantasy Series of all time. 1st 3 books great, 2nd 3 books just as good, last 4 books very good. Overall unbelievable story and concept

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    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful
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    By: Anonymous
    2015-01-27 08:05:12

    Did someone accidentally cut and paste a review for a different book here? Don't remember this being a detective noir kinda story

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    By: cocowboy
    2015-02-18 02:06:09

    I bought and started to read Lord Foul's Bane. In the first 100 pages Donaldson made me mad. Few authors get to me that way, so I put the book aside for years. I picked it up again and rushed through it and the rest. I can still the the Land in my mind's eye. One of the best fantasy series ever.

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    By: Anonymous
    2015-09-22 10:46:20

    I think this review was copy pasted from another book and should not be here. I did not like these books at all....was so bored

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    By: Anonymous
    2016-06-03 05:55:14

    Guessing you only read 1 book or not even that ? But in my opinion the Thomas Covenant series are one of the all time best reads, and this is coming from a long time fantasy reader for past 35 years

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    By: Mark
    2015-09-23 11:16:50

    Stephen R Donaldson's saga of Thomas Covenant was one of the most unique things I read as a teenager. It was at times both repellant and inspiring. The only flaw in an otherwise awesome trilogy is Donaldson's penchant for overly descriptive and confusing text. He has a need to use the most obscure words and unnecessary terms. When I first read this trilogy I had to go back and forth between the novel and a dictionary to find out what was going on! It was much easier to read the second time around.

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    By: Anonymous
    2017-05-08 11:17:56

    This was written in the 70s, not the 80s.

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