Lord of the Isles by David Drake

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Mysteriously transported one thousand years into the future after a cataclysm destroys the empire of the Isles, a woman sorcerer finds herself in a small town, far from the centers of power, where she and a small group of individuals become the focus of a new struggle for dominance. 100,000 first printing."
 

About David Drake

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DAVID DRAKE lives in Pittsboro, North Carolina.
 
Published August 1, 1997 by Tor Books. 459 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Horror, Action & Adventure, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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 First of a fantasy series from an author noted for his military science fiction (Patriots, 1996, etc.).

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Publishers Weekly

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Primarily known for military SF, Drake (Fireships, etc.) shows a wider range in a genre fantasy with more suspense, action and horror than most. Clearly intended as the potential kickoff to a new seri

Jul 31 1997 | Read Full Review of Lord of the Isles

BC Books

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I cannot tell you how sick to death I am of derivative epic fantasy novels. But I will.

Apr 14 2006 | Read Full Review of Lord of the Isles

SFFWorld.com

You can add Drake's name to the list of Jordan, Goodkind, Jones and Hobb in the epic fantasy catergory add Lord of the Isle to the lists of Fantasy Classics.

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SFFWorld.com

(Feb 22, 2005) The characters in this book are really great and the action and imagination behind the stories is excellent.

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Fantasy Literature

Finest passenger liner in the galaxy — Brightest link in the chain that binds the starflung civilization of the 23rd century — Six thousand lives in a single hull, trembling through multiple universes to land on raw, often violent worlds, each with its own history and wonder — The Empress of Earth.

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Boomtron

Lord of the Isles is the first entry in an epic fantasy series, and it was actually written by an author more known for his work in military science fiction.

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