The Riddlemaster Of Hed

by Patricia A. McKillip

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Book 8 of 25 in the Best of the Tolkien Clones
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For over twenty years, Patricia A. McKillip has captured the hearts and imaginations of thousands of readers. And although her renowned Riddle-Master trilogy--The Riddle-Master of Hed, Heir of Sea and Fire, and Harpist in the Wind--has been long out of print, it is considered her most enduring and beloved work. Now it is collected in one volume for the first time--the epic journeys of a young prince in a strange land, where wizards have long since vanished...but where magic is waiting to be reborn.

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Anonymous | 2013-03-22 06:12:21
Like Leguin's EarthSea, McKillip's RiddleMaster books are a must read in classic fantasy. Why is there such a thing as a riddlemaster and how can he be the cnetral figure in a classic quest? A wonderful bit of imagination.
Anonymous | 2013-04-14 03:16:30
Why this series is not more popular is beyond me. The middle book drags a little but it's far better than so many of the books that are rated far above it on this list.
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