The Worn 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 Rings." — "This majestic romance is an enduring masterpiece," writes Orville Prescott in the foreword to this edition. "Here are battles on sea and land, perilous journeys, base treacheries and mighty deeds. We who live in a far more ... more »prosaic but no less dangerous world should rejoice at the opportunity to venture into many-mountained Demonland and to penetrate the sinister fortress of Gorice XII.
. . .This republication of The Worm Ouroboros is a literary event of the first importance."« less