The wounded land

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Ballantine Books, May 12, 1985 - Fiction - 497 pages
19 Reviews
Four thousand years have passed since Covenant first freed the Land from the devastating grip of Lord Foul and his minions. But he is back, and Convenant, armed with his stunning white gold magic, must battle the evil forces and his own despair....@THE SECOND CHRONICLE OF THOMAS COVENANT@Book OneTHE WOUNDED LAND@Book TwoTHE ONE TREE@Book ThreeWHITE GOLD WIELDER

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Review: The Wounded Land (The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant #1)

User Review  - Bob - Goodreads

"The Wounded Land", in taking us back to The Land millennia after our last visit, brilliantly makes us experience the same loss that Covenant does when he returns. It seamlessly continues the story ... Read full review

Review: The Wounded Land (The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant #1)

User Review  - John - Goodreads

First of an epic 1970s style Dungeons and Dragons / MUD / Adventure style trilogy, dead in period in the play by mail / play by card style, focussing on character development rather than story telling ... Read full review

Contents

Daughter
3
Something Broken
16
Plight
30
Copyright

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About the author (1985)

Stephen Donaldson, 1947 - Novelist Stephen Donaldson was born on May 13, 1947 in Cleveland, Ohio to James R. Donaldson, a medical missionary, and Mary Ruth Reeder, a prosthetist. His father was an orthopedic surgeon that worked with lepers in India. He lived in India between the ages of three to sixteen and while listening to one of his father's lectures on leprosy, he conceived the legendary Thomas Covenant. Donaldson attended the College of Wooster, Ohio and graduated in 1968. Afterwards, he spent two years being a conscientious objector doing hospital work in Akron and then attended Kent University where he received an M.A. in English. Donaldson's publishing debut was with "Lord Foul's Bane" (1977), which was the first book in the fantasy trilogy entitled The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever. It was named best novel of the year by the British Fantasy Society and received the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, in 1979. He followed with the sequel series The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, also set in The Land, starting with "Daughter of Regals," and then the Mordant's Need series with "The Mirror of Her Dreams" and "A Man Rides Through." Donaldson is also the author of the Gap Into series of science fiction adventure that began with "The Real Story" and followed with "Forbidden Knowledge," "A Dark and Hungry God Arises," and "Chaos and Order." In addition to the awards he received for his first novel/series, Donaldson has also received the Balrog Fantasy Award for Best Novel for "The Wounded Land" in 1981 and for "The One Tree" in 1983, the Saturn Award for Best Fantasy Novel for "The One Tree" in 1983, the Balrog Fantasy Award for Best Collection for "Daughter of Regals and Other Tales" in 1985, and the Science Fiction Book Club Award for Best Book of the Year for "The Mirror of Her Dreams" in 1988 and "A Man Rides Through" in 1989. He also received The College of Wooster Distinguished Alumni Award in 1989, the WIN/WIN Popular Fiction Readers Choice Award for Favorite Fantasy Author in 1991, the Atlanta Fantasy Fair Award for Outstanding Achievement in 1992 and the President's Award, The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts in 1997. He lives in New Mexico.

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