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Warrior Prophet

The Warrior Prophet

R. Scott Bakker

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ISBN 13: 978-1-58567-560-9
Trim Size: 6x9
Cloth
Overlook
1/30/2005

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With his spectacularly powerful debut The Darkness That Comes Before, a fantasy epic that rewrote that conventions of the fantasy genre and garnered thunderous praise from both reviewers and peers such as Steven Erikson, R. Scott Bakker introduced readers to his richly imagined world of myth, violence, and sorcery. In The Warrior Prophet, the second volume of the Prince of Nothing trilogy, the thrilling story of the powerful logical-monk Anas rimbor Kellhus and the apocalyptic Holy War is continued, as readers are invited further into the darkly enchanting, horrifyingly threatening battlescape upon which the war will be decided.

As the crusade plunges violently southward, struggling with both the enemy and internecine turmoil, the enigmatic Kellhus finds himself ever closer to the elusive goal of meeting his father, gaining further mastery of the ancient knowledge he will need for the encounter. And amid the brewing apocalypse, his swift-rising career has aroused more than curiosity from his enemies. With each step south, the challenges and perils mount, as the enigmas surrounding Kellhus and his quest blur in and out of focus.

Boldly imaginative, wickedly suspenseful, tantalizingly adventurous, The Warrior Prophet furthers Bakker s claim to highest ranks of the fantasy genre.

Praise for The Prince of Nothing Series:
Among the greatest A play of plot and subplot that is like the climactic movement of a symphony. Realms of Fantasy

Extremely compelling will cast a long shadow for many years in the epic fantasy genre and comes with the highest recommendation. sffworld.com

A daringly unconventional series in the Tolkien mold The Prince of Nothing trilogy is a work of unforgettable power. Publishers Weekly

Bakker is a class act like George R. R. Martin Very impressive. SFX Magazine

R. Scott Bakker holds a B.A. in English language and literature, an M.A. in theory and criticism, and is currently completing his Ph.D. in philosophy at Vanderbilt University. He lives in London, Ontario. Visit the website for the Prince of Nothing series: www.princeofnothing.com.

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