The Drawing of the Dark

Front Cover
Ballantine Publishing Group, Nov 1, 1999 - Fiction - 323 pages
93 Reviews
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 . . .

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

Review: The Drawing of the Dark

User Review  - Goodreads

I love this book, although I have to agree with my son that the ending is a bit weak. Still this and the Faultlines Trilogy are my favorites. And this gets extra points for not being so difficult to read. Read full review

Review: The Drawing of the Dark

User Review  - Goodreads

Rereading this early Tim Powers book, which I like a lot despite it's unevenness and somewhat clumsy ending. Read full review

Other editions - View all

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.

Bibliographic information