The Spirit Lens
View our feature on Carol Berg's The Spirit Lens.A brand new fantasy trilogy from an author who "brilliantly brings out her characters" (Denver Post).
For Portier de Savin-Duplais, failed student of magic, sorcery's decline into ambiguity and cheap illusion is but a culmination of life's bitter disappointments. Reduced to tending the library at Sabria's last collegia magica, he fights off despair with scholarship. But when the King of Sabria charges him to investigate an attempted murder that has disturbing magical resonances, Portier believes his dreams of a greater destiny might at last be fulfilled...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing
In this fantasy Renaissance kingdom, magic falters as scientific discoveries begin to be made. Portier's only dream was to be a sorcerer, but although he can sense magic he cannot perform it himself ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - reading_fox - LibraryThing
Novel and intriguing fantasy. It gets a bit bogged down in the machinations of the admittedly clever enemy, and loses some of the early momentum before the denouement that clarifies many of the issues ... Read full review