The Dragonbone Chair - Tad Williams Reviews
Description:ISBN 0756402697 / Author: Tad Williams / Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy / A heartstopping quest that blends the machinations of a king gone mad ... more
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by - written on 06/12/07 (Very useful, 61 readings)
The Dragonbone Chair sits yellowing in the great hall of the Hayholt, its king too frail to sit upon it any longer. Deep in the bowels of the mighty castle echo voices, fragments of a past whose roots stir restlessly in the north. A lanky, awkward kitchen servant, loved by the serving staff despite his daydreams and absentminded forgetfulness runs recklessly among the rooftops of the towering castle, dreaming of glory and adventure in his own private play world. The Dragonbone chair is a sweeping tale of epic proportions, the entire saga is told across four books, starting with this one and moving on to 'the Stone of Farewell' ... Read the complete review
by - written on 06/06/11 (Very useful, 62 readings)
The Dragon bone chair is the first novel in the Memory, Sorrow and Thorn four book epic written by Tad Williams. This book was published in 1988 and runs at 910 pages, and all four books come in at over 800 pages each so to describe the novels as epics is perhaps doing them a bit of a disservice. This is a fantasy classic and has all the aspects any fantasy writer loves to read and re-read. I first read the novel when it first came out and the sequence but somehow managed to miss the final pair of books in the series as I was a student and had more pressing events on my mind. So the first book in the series is fairly new to me and I have no idea what happens ... Read the complete review
by - written on 12/05/02, updated on 03/07/02
The Dragonbone Chair is the first release from the Memory, Sorry and Thorn Trilogy by Tad Williams, an author who himself on his unique style of literature and acute understanding of the sci-fi genre. Tad Williams immediately plunges the reader into the story line and gives the trilogy a heart felt opening. Taking on the life of Simon, an orphan abandoned at an early age and taken in by the dragon Rachel. Working as a scullion boy is far from exciting and not the kind of environment necessary to quench Simon's imaginative mind. He is uninterested and unchallenged by the daily tasks set for him, instead he scampers away from the watchful eye of Rachel. ... Read the complete review
by - written on 03/10/01, updated on 03/10/01 (Very useful, 69 readings)
I just noticed, the description of this product given by Dooyoo is a lot more accurate than a lot of their descriptions. Good one Dooyoo. This is the first book in Tad Williams epic trilogy now published in four parts in paper back, Memory, Sorrow and Thorn. In hardback the three volumes are this one 'The Dragonbone Chair', 'The Stone of Farewell' and 'To Green Angel Tower'. It appears Williams fell into the same trap that many trilogy writers do, they say it'll be a trilogy, or whatever, and then write a last book that is so large it needs to be published in two paperback volumes. In this case these volumes are called 'Siege' ... Read the complete review
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