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The Illearth War (Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever, Bk 2)
The Illearth War - Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever, Bk 2 Author:Stephen R. Donaldson In the second volume of the epic Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever, Thomas finds himself once again summoned to the Land. The Council of Lords needs him to move against Foul the Despiser who holds the Illearth Stone, ancient source of evil power. Thomas holds the legendary ring, but he doesn't know how to use its strength, and risks l... more »osing everything....« less
These books have never received the recognition they deserve. It's one of the most powerful and complex fantasy trilogies since Lord of the Rings, but Donaldson is not just another Tolkien wanabee. Each character-driven book introduces unexpected plots, sub-plots, and a host of magical beings so believably rendered you'd believe you might bump into them on your way to the bookstore.
Book 2 of the 1st trilogy about a man magically summoned to an alternate world to help them fight their most ancient evil foe because he is thought to be the reincarnation of it's greatest hero. A thoroughly adult fantasy tale full of sorcery, peril & heroism.