The Call of the Sword

The Call of the Sword

by Roger Taylor

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The castle of Anderras Darion has stood abandoned and majestic for as long as anyone can remember. Then, from out of the mountains, comes the healer, Hawklan, a man with no memory of the past, to take possession of the keep with his sole companion, Gavor. The first book in the epic fantasy series "The Chronicles of Hawklan".

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843199489
Publisher: Mushroom Publishing
Publication date: 09/18/2018
Series: Chronicles of Hawklan , #1
Edition description: Large Print
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author

Roger Taylor was born in Heywood, Lancashire, England and now lives in the Wirral. He is a chartered civil and structural engineer, a pistol, rifle and shotgun shooter, an instructor/student in a highly personalised form of aikido (heavily influenced by tai chi and systema) and, not least, an enthusiastic and loud but bone-jarringly inaccurate piano player.

Ostensibly fantasy, his major work - the twelve books of the 'Chronicles of Hawklan' - is much more than it seems and has been called 'subtly subversive'. He has also written Aikido - More Than a Martial Art, the fantasy novel The Keep, Newman which he describes as 'odd', and Travellers which is science fiction.

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The Call Of The Sword 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I gave this book an earnest try, but halfway through I finally gave up on it. It seems as if every third page is an information drop; as a result, I found it very difficult to care about the characters. Subtlety is nonexistent as well. I felt inundated with painfully detailed minutia, and the inevitable skimming became the norm rather than the exception. Perhaps some may enjoy this style, I don't know. It definitely didn't work for me. I gave the book 3 stars instead of 1 because the book may have limped along at a snail's pace for the reasons above, but the author was grammatically correct, a decent speller, and obviously spent a lot of time developing background for his world. Just too MUCH of it!!
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