The guns of Avalon

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Avon, Aug 1, 1974 - Fiction - 223 pages
18 Reviews
Seeking vengeance against his usurping brother, Eric, Corwin, the rightful heir to the throne, ventures into the dark world of Shadow in order to gather ammunition, and is distracted by a beautiful and mysterious woman. Reissue.

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Review: The Guns of Avalon (The Chronicles of Amber #2)

User Review  - Jocelyn - Goodreads

This book takes the cake for some of the worst lines of writing I have ever laid eyes upon. A few examples are in order: "The sky was brass and the sun was a mushy apple. The wind was a panting dog ... Read full review

Review: The Guns of Avalon (The Chronicles of Amber #2)

User Review  - Joseph Millo - Goodreads

The Guns of Avalon is the second book in the Roger Zelasny's Chronicles of Amber series. While each book is a standalone novel, they are most rewarding when read in sequence. Understanding Zelasny's ... Read full review


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Roger Zelazny burst onto the SF scene in the early 1960s with a series of dazzling and groundbreaking short stories. He won his first of six Hugo Awards for "Lord of Light", and soon after produced the first book of his enormously popular "Amber" series, "Nine Princes in Amber." In addition to his Hugos, he went on to win three Nebula Awards over the course of a long and distinguished career. He died on June 14, 1995.

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