King of the Dead by R. A. MacAvoy

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Book two of the award-winning Lens of the World trilogy, this volume finds the dwarflike Nazhuret a modest and fastidious lens grinder. Although he could have chosen an exalted and wealthy life as a noble member of the court, he wishes to live in humble and undisturbed poverty with his lady Arlin. But the ordinary life that Nazhuret wants is abruptly shattered when a vicious attack by paid assassins forces him to run. With possible enemies on all sides, the only place to go is the neighboring kingdom of
 

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Published February 13, 1992 by Headline Book Publishing. 288 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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 The understated and unusual fantasy series begun in Lens of the World (1990) continues to delight in this second volume.

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In a remarkable sequel to Lens of the World , the wandering optician Nazhuret, who has renounced his birthright as a powerful noble, is sent from his native Velonya to the neighboring land of Rezhmia

Nov 04 1991 | Read Full Review of King of the Dead

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Fantasy author MacAvoy's remarkable sequel to Lens of the World has the wandering optician Nazhuret trying to avert a war. (Dec.)

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