- Paperback: 608 pages
- Publisher: Orbit; New edition edition (3 Oct. 1996)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1841490040
- ISBN-13: 978-1841490045
- Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 3.8 x 17.8 cm
- Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,665,815 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
The Forging Of The Shadows (Lightbringer) Paperback – 3 Oct 1996
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Hauntingly atmospheric and utterly compelling... this is red-blooded fantasy writing at its best. Great heroes, terrible enemies, powerful magic... and two more novels to come! Who could ask for more? (DAVID GEMMELL)
A good read which should whet the appetite for the second book of the trilogy. (THE STATESMAN)
There is intrigue and betrayal a plenty here... competently written. (STARBURST)
An imaginative debut (Time Out)
The first book in the epic Lightbringer series, from one of Britain's most exciting fantasy authors.See all Product Description
Top Customer Reviews
The characters are strong and believable, great acton scenes, powerful magic (as already quoted!). It has a somewhat old fashioned storyline but with writing like this it doesn't matter.
Put it this way - I have just ordered the other 2 books in the series!
Its a dark and gothic like tale. So am looking forward to reading the series again now it's on kindle..Give it a try you will not regret it!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I was browsing for books to take on holiday and bought all three volumes of this series on the basis of David Gemmells recommendation. Read morePublished on 26 Oct. 2001 by Rosslock
Don't bother with this book. I struggled through to the end of this series, and wish I hadn't. It's not often that I'm tempted to quit a book which I've started, but I nearly did... Read morePublished on 29 Nov. 2000