The Warrior-prophet

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Overlook Press, 2005 - Fiction - 607 pages
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"In The Warrior Prophet, the second volume of The Prince of Nothing trilogy, the thrilling story of the powerful logician-monk Anasurimbor Kellhus and the apocalyptic Holy War is continued, as readers are invited further into the darkly enchanting, horrifying threatening battlescape upon which the war will be decided." "As the crusade plunges violently southward, struggling with both the enemy and internecine turmoil, the enigmatic Kellhus finds himself ever closer to the elusive goal of meeting his father, gaining further mastery of the ancient knowledge he will need for the encounter. And amid the brewing apocalypse, his swift-rising career has aroused more than curiosity from his enemies. With each step south, the challenges and perils mount, as the enigmas surrounding Kellhus and his quest blur in and out of focus."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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... more action=better pacing. - Goodreads
His descriptions of battle scenes were excellent. - Goodreads
I found it more of a page turner than the first volume. - Goodreads

Review: The Warrior Prophet (The Prince of Nothing #2)

User Review  - David Schwan - Goodreads

I'm giving this two stars, but it really is a 2 1/2 star book. This book meanders too much, and gives far more detail in places then seems necessary. The middle of the book really drags but the ending ... Read full review

Review: The Warrior Prophet (The Prince of Nothing #2)

User Review  - Pavlo Tverdokhlib - Goodreads

Everything I said about Bk 1 applies here. This one has less emphasis on Kelhus (except for the very annoying end), and more to do with the pseudo-First Crusade (specifically, the Siege of Antioch). More action, less exposition. more action=better pacing. Read full review

About the author (2005)

R. Scott Bakker is the son of a tobacco sharecropper, who grew up exploring the bluffs and woodland of Lake Erie's north shore. He is the author of seven critically acclaimed novels, and has been translated into more than a dozen languages worldwide. He is also the recipient of the Helen B. Allison Gold Medal and several different academic and literary fellowships.

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