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  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

There is an "Eternal Arthur" meme, where a writer places this person in many reincarnations, along with other members of the Arthurian Romance in different historical and fantastic settings. I think ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bruce_McNair - LibraryThing

A rollicking ride through 16th century Venice and Austria encountering magicians, soldiers of fortune, strange creatures, the army of Suleiman the Magnificient and many more. The "Dark" is not what ... 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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