A Landmark Fantasy Adventure
Inspired by the legends of the Dark Ages, The Phoenix and the Mirror is the story of the mighty Vergil—not quit the Vergil of our history books (the poet who penned The Aeneid), but the Vergil conjured by by the medieval imagination: hero, alchemist, and sorcerer extroaordinaire
Hugo Award winner Avram Davidson has mingled fact with fantasy, turned history askew, and come up with a powerful fantasy adventure that is an acknowledged classic of the field.
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And greatly was the power of Vergil the Magus when, after many adventures gathering the ore of tin and ore of copper, he cast the virgin mirror for Lady Cornelia (no mean sorceress herself).| Read Full Review of The Phoenix and the Mirror (P...
The book begins with Vergil being chased by manticores through the sewers of Naples, and it ends with a surprise and a twist, but the middle of the book bogs down with too many details about Vergil’s travels and the construction of the mirror.Jan 28 2011 | Read Full Review of The Phoenix and the Mirror (P...
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