The Worm Ouroboros Author:E.R.Eddison The Worm Ouroboros is the first book of a vast fantasy fully as rich and strange as J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rongs." "This majestic romance is an enduring masterpiece," writes Orville Prescott in the forward of this addition. "Here are battles on sea and land, perilous jouneys. base treacheries and mighty deeds."