Twist of the Fibers

Author: D. K. Holmberg

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With the groeliin attack stopped and the Deshmahne defeated in the north, there is a tentative peace, but war still threatens. The south remains unsettled and, though weakened, Raime has escaped. The key to stopping coming war rests with scattered allies, but can they survive long enough to work together in time to prevent another destruction? Roelle, injured and near death, must find the healing necessary so that she can rebuild the Magi warriors. Alriyn searches for answers in an unlikely place, leading the Magi toward a path they had never considered. Isandra travels north where the Antrilii have uncovered something not seen in a thousand years.Jakob now understands the reason for his growing powers, but there is much for him to learn about what it means for him to be one of the damahne. His search for answers leads him along the fibers and into the past, where he discovers Raime's influence. If Jakob fails to master his powers in time, Raime will grow even stronger than before, and this time, there will be none who can stop him.

Narrative Literature from the Tebtunis Temple Library

Author: Kim Ryholt

Publisher: Museum Tusculanum Press

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Page: 230

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Centuries before the Library of Alexandria, ancient Egypt was home to numerous temple libraries, but only a single large-scale one has survived: the Tebtunis Temple library. Abandoned around 200 CE—but rediscovered by archaeologists in 1900—the library's contents include an array of scientific, religious, and narrative literature from the first centuries of the Common Era. This collection offers some of the narrative literature found there, translated into English— much for the first time. This book contains ten narratives in total—from stories of Prince Inaros to a new version of the mythological “The Contendings of Horus and Seth.”

The Sapphire Ring - Book Six of the Seven Stones of Power

Author: Andy Stone

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With the Dark Knight Za'aroz dead there is only one Dark Knight left alive. The Alliance must march on Remidel to free the kingdom from the yoke of the Evil One. Being so close to home Bern must decide if he stays on the path or return home to Arsiliac to see his family, a decision that may change the fate of the Seven Kingdoms. Alaric has found the Opal stone and it has unlocked his mind. Memories and a power he never knew he had are now available to him and he must undertake a journey to discover the truth of the prophecy.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Review

Author: Neil Barron

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

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Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 202

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"Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Review" was founded in 1979 to provide comprehensive coverage of all the major and minor books being released in the genre at that time. This was the golden era of SF publishing, with a thousand titles (old and new) hitting the stands and the bookshelves each and every year. From the older classics to the newest speculative fiction, this was the period when the best and the brightest shined forth their talents. SF&FBR included reviews by writers in the field, by amateur critics, and by litterateurs and University professors. Over a thousand books were covered during the single year of publication, many of them having been reviewed no where else, before or since. The January 1980 issue includes a comprehensive index of all the works featured during the preceding year. This reprint will be a welcome addition to the literature of science fiction and fantasy criticism. Neil Barron is a retired bibliographer and literary critic, editor of the acclaimed "Anatomy of Wonder" series. Robert Reginald was the publisher for twenty-five years of Borgo Press, and has authored over 110 books of his own."

Fibre & Fabric

A Record of American Textile Industries in the Cotton and Woolen Trade

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New Outlook

Author: Alfred Emanuel Smith

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