Book - 1986 | 1st ed.
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Even as a young girl, Jill was a favorite of the magical, mysterious Wildfolk, who appeared to her from their invisible realm. Little did she know her extraordinary friends represented but a glimpse of a forgotten past and a fateful future. Four hundred years-and many lifetimes-ago, one selfish young lord caused the death of two innocent lovers. Then and there he vowed never to rest until he'd rightened that wrong-and laid the foundation for the lives of Jill and all those whom she would hold dear: her father, the mercenary soldier Cullyn; the exiled berserker Rhodry Maelwaedd; and the ancient and powerful herbman Nevyn, all bound in a struggle against darkness. . . and a quest to fulfill the destinies determined centuries ago. Here in this newly revised edition comes the incredible novel that began one of the best-loved fantasy seers in recent years--a tale of bold adventure and timeless love, perilous battle and pure magic. For long-standing fans of Deverry and those who have yet to experience this exciting series, Daggerspell is a rare and special treat.
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1986.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780385231084
Branch Call Number: KERR
Characteristics: xi, 414 p. : maps ; 22 cm.


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Jan 21, 2015

Really enjoyed this book!
Loved the story plot.
And I'm very glad that I had the holiday time to finish it.

Apr 22, 2014

Book one in an entertaining series about an old sorcerer who lives to over 400 years old to correct a tragic decision when he was a young prince.

bidbid Aug 21, 2011

A word of caution: this long series/saga deals with mature graphic content, such as incestuous sex, violent rape and dark magic.

Jan 01, 2010

If you love fantasy and you haven't read Katharine Kerr, then you haven't truly read fantasy. Ever since I picked up this book Daggerspell, the first book in the Deverry Saga, I can hardly wait to get my hands on the next book in the series. These books rate among my top five fantasy series along with Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson and David B. Coe.

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