David Andrew Gemmell was a British author of heroic fantasy, best known for his debut novel, Legend. A former journalist and. Buy The Sword in the Storm (Rigante) Reissue by David Gemmell (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on. Just wondering if anyone can help me i just finished reading my first David Gemmell book (Sword in the Storm), i enjoyed it so much i read the.

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Jul 15, JJ Hassan rated it really liked it. But I just can’t buy into this kind of over-the-top wish fulfillment anymore. Just finished Midnight Falcon – very enjoyable. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Joined Jan 8, Messages 1. Magic plays a role here but is not the star.

David Gemmell Rigante Series

The first time around I read a few chapters and got bored. Sep 02, James Halski rated it it was amazing. But the Wyrd pins her hope on two men: I am on my second go round with the Waylander trio.

The Rigante 4 books. Titles in Davdi Sort by: We all face it, and succumb to it. Facing impossible odds, he refuses to give in, and that strength aids the many around him until they triumph. Gemmell may be a great storyteller, but there are parts of the story that I didn’t care for.


Legend is the Alamo spirit – or what should have been that spirit.

Other Series You Might Like. Other characters wander in and out of his life. His novel Ghost King introduced me to the legend of the Ninth Legion and ignited my interest in the Roman army. It brought me from tears, to fears, and back again. A story that just recounts a bunch of disconnected deeds of bravery and betrayal like a grocery list just doesn’t interest me.

It was accepted in and published in under the new title, Legendgoing on to achieve considerable commercial success. I think the Rigante series is his best.

He went on to write over thirty novels. I just don’t buy it in the serious and otherwise realistic tone Gemmell writes with. There’s plenty more story available, but it wasn’t a cliff hanger. His characters come off the page and into the story and leave a lasting impression, even after they have died.

A protagonist who is an ass-kicking ass-kicker who proves beyond a doubt that he can kick some ass. Connavar, the MC, is an interesting character.

Sword in the Storm. In Legend, we have Druss. It’s a classic sword fantasy with presence of magic elements about a boy who grow up to become a king. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I also like the way Gemmell handles romance this book. Trivia About Sword in the Stor The fate of human and Seidh alike will be decided by the clash of gemmlel by the bonds of twisted love and bitterness between a father and a son.


The Rigante Series by David Gemmell

What do I mean by “perfect” Gemmell hero? But this must be tempered if he can save his people from the terrible armies that one day will attack the tribes of the Rgante. I want to, but I don’t. This isn’t just a simple story, yet it reads like one.

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Retrieved 3 May Jan 08, Steve Haywood rated it really liked it Shelves: Waldo New Member Jan 7, See, when dealing with warfare, politics, diplomacy, it doesn’t matter. This book is dedicated with love to three very special people. David Gemmell has been in my to-read queue for more than 30 years. Find gemmelk titles in Epic Fantasy. In between we may be touched by love, rlgante we are still alone.

Joined Nov 28, Messages I struggled with the way it is written. Who are born military geniuses, charismatic leaders, and indomitable leaders of men before they’re old enough to shave.

This book has made me a huge fan of David Gemmell. Gemmell’s works display violence, yet also explore themes of honour, loyalty and redemption.