The Drawing of the Dark

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Ballantine Publishing Group, Nov 1, 1999 - Fiction - 323 pages
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What does the famous Herzwesten beer have to do with saving the entire western world from the invading Turkish armies? Brian Duffy, aging soldier of fortune, is the only man who can rescue the world from evil--if only he can figure out why the beer was so important to a mysterious old man called the Fisher King, and why his dreams are plagued with images of a sword and an arm rising from a lake . . .

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User Review  - Randulf - LibraryThing

A friend once told me to put this to the top of my reading pile. On taking his advice, I quickly saw why. Drawing on Celtic mythology, Powers' natural storytelling ability demonstrates how very much missed a strong, heroic lead character is in today's fantasy writing. Read full review

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User Review  - diehardkev - LibraryThing

A friend once told me to put this to the top of my reading pile. On taking his advice, I quickly saw why. Drawing on Celtic mythology, Powers' natural storytelling ability demonstrates how very much missed a strong, heroic lead character is in today's fantasy writing. Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Tim Powers is the author of several novels including the Philip K. Dick award winner The Anubis Gates, the World Fantasy award winner Last Call, and the Locus award winner Expiration Date.  He lives in San Bernadino, California.

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