The Summer Tree (Fionavar Tapestry)

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9780007217243: The Summer Tree (Fionavar Tapestry)

The first volume in Guy Gavriel Kay’s stunning fantasy masterwork, now reissued with the beautiful original cover art by Martin Springett.

Five men and women find themselves flung into the magical land of Fionavar, First of all Worlds. They have been called there by the mage Loren Silvercloak, and quickly find themselves drawn into the complex tapestry of events. For Kim, Paul, Kevin, Jennifer and Dave all have their own part to play in the coming battle against the forces of evil led by the fallen god Rakoth Maugrim and his dark hordes.

Guy Gavriel Kay’s classic epic fantasy plays out on a truly grand scale, and has already been delighting fans of imaginative fiction for twenty years.

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‘I’m not just impressed by THE SUMMER TREE – I’m overwhelmed’ Marion Zimmer Bradley

‘Engrossingly worthwhile’ Asimov’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine

‘A lovingly detailed work … a classic of the genre’ Fantasy Review

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'GUY GAVRIEL KAY
'THE SUMMER TREE''
THE FIONAVAR TAPESTRY BOOK 1

“The only fantasy I know which does not suffer by comparison with 'The Lord of the Rings'“
'INTERZONE'
“I’m not just impressed by 'The Summer Tree' – I’m overwhelmed!”
MARION ZIMMER BRADLEY

'The Summer Tree' is the first book of a fantasy trilogy on a grand scale, in the epic tradition of 'The Lord of the Rings'. Five young people find themselves flung into the magical land of Fionavar, First of All Worlds, there to play their part in the vast battle against the forces of evil led by the fallen god Rakoth Maugrom and his dark hordes.

“Engrossingly worthwhile”
'Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine'
“A lovingly detailed work of fantasy … a classic of the genre”
'Fantasy Review'

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