Enchanter: Book Two of the Axis Trilogy

3.98 avg rating
( 10,180 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780006511076: Enchanter: Book Two of the Axis Trilogy

Epic fantasy in the tradition of Trudi Canavan, Fiona McIntosh and Robert Jordan. Sara Douglass returns us to a world in the grip of prophecy and war …

‘Welcome Axis, into the House of SunSoar and into my heart… Sing well and fly high and may nothing and no-one tear your feet from the path of the Star Dance again.’

Axis has fled to Talon Spike, the home of the Icarii, where he must learn to wield his Enchanter powers to fulfil the Prophecy.

Somehow he must lead the Icarii and the Avar back into Achar, defeat his half-brother Borneheld and reunite the former kingdom of Tencendor under his rule.

Meanwhile, Gorgrael waits impatiently for winter, to continue his destructive drive into the heart of Achar…

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

There is always a worrying extent to which first fantasy novels, and especially first fantasy trilogies, are liable to consist of the same old ideas more or less meaningfully arranged. Sarah Douglass, in her first novel Battleaxe and this sequel, has not entirely escaped these charges, yet manages largely to evade them by a colourful pictorial imagination and moral underpinning that makes much of what she deals with new and fresh. Caught up in prophesies, Axis struggles politically with his human half-brother, King Borneheld, and magically with his other half-brother, the ambitious chimera Gorgrael, whose legions of monsters squirm South through the snow. He has not only to do the right thing, but do it in the right way, or, says prophecy, all will crumble in his grasp. Torn between his love for two magically gifted women, and between the urge to do what is right and the need to comply with destiny, Axis is an interesting flawed hero, whose dilemmas matter both as those of a convincing character and as those implicit in the sort of book this is. Douglass shows real promise, and even these first books deliver the goods. -- Roz Kaveney

Review:

Praise for previous books in The Axis Trilogy:

‘The twists, revelations and foreshadowings keep you turning pages’
SFX

‘Absorbing. Those who like their battles bloody and realistic will get their desire, but here also are moments of great tenderness’
Starburst

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Douglass, Sara
ISBN 10: 0006511074 ISBN 13: 9780006511076
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97800065110760000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
14.39
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Douglass, Sara
Published by HARPER COLLINS (2007)
ISBN 10: 0006511074 ISBN 13: 9780006511076
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HARPER COLLINS, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: NEW. 9780006511076 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE0983302

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.75
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Douglass, Sara
Published by Voyager (1999)
ISBN 10: 0006511074 ISBN 13: 9780006511076
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Voyager, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 720 pages. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0006511074

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
28.52
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.75
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Douglass, Sara
Published by Voyager (2005)
ISBN 10: 0006511074 ISBN 13: 9780006511076
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Voyager, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0006511074

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
21.80
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 11.63
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Douglass, Sara
Published by Voyager (2005)
ISBN 10: 0006511074 ISBN 13: 9780006511076
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Voyager, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0006511074

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
39.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 5.48
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Douglass, Sara
Published by Voyager (2005)
ISBN 10: 0006511074 ISBN 13: 9780006511076
New Paperback Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Voyager, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110006511074

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
54.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 16.60
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Douglass, Sara
Published by Voyager (2005)
ISBN 10: 0006511074 ISBN 13: 9780006511076
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Voyager, 2005. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service!. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0006511074

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
25.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 62.30
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds