The Darkness That Comes Before by R. Scott Bakker
(The Prince of Nothing, Book 1)

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More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
 

About R. Scott Bakker

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R. SCOTT BAKKER'S previous books include the Prince of Nothing trilogy: The Darkness that Comes Before, The Warrior Prophet, and The Thousandfold Thought. The Aspect-Emperor series is a sequel trilogy that began with The Judging Eye. R. Scott Bakker lives in London, Ontario.
 
Published September 2, 2008 by Overlook. 608 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Canadian author Bakker's impressive, challenging debut, the first of a trilogy, should please those weary of formulaic epic fantasy.

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He holds a BA in English language and literature, an MA in theory and criticism, and is presently completing his PhD in philosophy at Vanderbilt University.

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Potential readers have no reason to worry of being laughed at, as The Darkness That Comes Before not only begins a rare epic fantasy for the more discerning fan base, it’s a reason for those who had given up on the sub-genre altogether–including perhaps those who have nourished their epic appetit...

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The philosophical tone, the poetic language, and the political conflicts combine to give the novel an erudite feel that occasionally borders on snobbish.

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