The Mirror of Her Dreams: #1
"With The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, Stephen R. Donaldson changed the face of fantasy fiction forever. In "The Mirror of Her Dreams," the astonishing first novel in the two-volume Mordant's Need series, Donaldson shows us a world of wondrous beauty and seductive illusion, where mirrors hold the deadliest of magics and nothing is what it seems. . . .
"The daughter of rich but neglectful parents, Terisa Morgan lives alone in a New York City apartment, a young woman who has grown to doubt her own existence. Surrounded by the flat reassurance of mirrors, she leads an unfulfilled life--until the night a strange man named Geraden comes crashing through one of her mirrors, on a quest to find a champion to save his kingdom of Mordant from a pervasive evil that threatens the land. Terisa is no champion. She wields neither magic nor power. And yet, much to her own surprise, when Geraden begs her to come back with him, she agrees.
Now, in a culture where women are little more than the playthings of powerful men, in a castle honeycombed with secret passages and clever traps, in a kingdom threatened from without and within by enemies able to appear and vanish out of thin air, Terisa must become more than the pale reflection of a person. For the way back to Earth is closed to her. And the enemies of Mordant will stop at nothing to see her dead.
"From the Trade Paperback edition."
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Review: The Mirror of Her Dreams (Mordant's Need #1)User Review - Jeff Mcgrady - Goodreads
One of the most difficult books that I have EVER tried to complete. It literally took this avid reader some MONTHS to get through it! With the enthralling and groundbreaking 'Thomas Covenant ... Read full review
Review: The Mirror of Her Dreams (Mordant's Need #1)User Review - Risse - Goodreads
It's as if The Lord of the Rings mixed with A Princess Bride and threw in some sex and philosophy to boot. Quite simply, I loved it. And yes, the heroine did drive me bonkers in this first book ... Read full review
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