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By six outer walls it was the stronghold of the Drenai empire Now it is the last battleground for all else has fallen before the Nadir hordesAnd the only hope rests on the skills of that one old m. The Nadir army heads for Dros Delnoch a keep guarding a mountain pass Druss the Legend comes out of retirement for one last battle But even with Rek the baresark and the earl of Delnoch s daughter help Druss and eleven thousand men stand up against an advancing army many times their sizeI ll be honest with you My brother pushed this on me almost a year ago and I wasn t in a hurry to read it I ve read a few David Gemmell books before and it takes a special book to get me to read Tolkien esue fantasy I ve never found Gemmell s writing to be particularly goodWhile I don t find Gemmell s writing to be good he sure knows WHAT to write The story of Druss whipping the men into shape and the comradery that developes among the men is very moving In fact I choked back a couple man tears near the end Druss s comme Dangerous Melody (Treasure Seekers you My brother pushed this on me almost a Devoted to Drew year ago and I wasn t in a hurry to read it I ve read a few David Gemmell books before and it takes a special book to get me to read Tolkien esue fantasy I ve never found Gemmell s writing to be particularly goodWhile I don t find Gemmell s writing to be good he sure knows WHAT to write The story of Druss whipping the men into shape and the comradery that developes among the men is very moving In fact I choked back a couple man tears near the end Druss s comme

Summary Legend AUTHOR David Gemmell

Legend AUTHOR David Gemmell

The legend is DrussThe stories of his life are told everywhere Instead of the wealth and fame he could have claimed he chose a mountain lair; high in the lonely country bordering on the clouds Ther. The uality of a book is generally judged by the words in it in addition to the story It s not just what you say how you say it also matters If not a complete counter example Legend is a book where the rule loses its effect Legend is certainly not the best written book ever but it is most definitely one of the best books ever written David Gemmell never finished school since he was expelled at the age of sixteen and the unrefined writing is apparent throughout the book He struggled to tell his story but he had a hell of a story to tell What the book lacks in sophistication of wordsmithing it than makes up for with the raw power of the story Allow a thought experiment for the moment Strip away all the decoration in a typical book all the character actioninteraction that exists for flavor all the worldbuil Marriage by Deception you say how A Tangled Affair (The Pearl House you say it also matters If not a complete counter example Legend is a book where the rule loses its effect Legend is certainly not the best written book ever but it is most definitely one of the best books ever written David Gemmell never finished school since he was expelled at the age of sixteen and the unrefined writing is apparent throughout the book He struggled to tell his story but he had a hell of a story to tell What the book lacks in sophistication of wordsmithing it than makes up for with the raw power of the story Allow a thought experiment for the moment Strip away all the decoration in a typical book all the character actioninteraction that exists for flavor all the worldbuil

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E the grizzled old warrior keeps company with snow leopards and awaits his old enemy deathThe fortress is Dros DelnochIt is the only route by which an enemy can pass through the mountains Protected. There is something unambiguously alluring about last stands those situations in which a body of troops holds a defensive position in the face of overwhelming odds and against all hope for victory We all know the battle of Thermopile 480 BC when a Greek force of approximately 7000 men for seven days including three of battle held off the Persian army alleged by the ancient sources to have numbered over one million Less known but not less impressive is the Battle of Hod w between the Kingdom of Poland and the Crimean Khanate forces fought in June 1694 with four hundred hussars fighting and winning against forty thousand Tatars Now the Poles are crazy altogether as they have their own list of last stands featuring things like the Battle of Wizna in 1939 when between 350 and 720 Poles defended a fortified


10 thoughts on “Legend AUTHOR David Gemmell

  1. says:

    I never read any David Gemmell until I was already published And even then he first came to my attention after someone e mailed me saying something along the lines of I'm glad someone like you is here to carry on Gemmell's tradition now that he's dead After I got a few e mails along a similar line I went out and bought Legend read it and was terribly flattered by the comparison Since then I've actually won t

  2. says:

    The uality of a book is generally judged by the words in it in addition to the story It's not just what you say how you say it also matters If not a complete counter example Legend is a book where the rule loses its effect Legend is certainly not the best written book ever but it is most definitely one of the best books ever written David Gemmell never finished school since he was expelled at the age of sixteen and the unrefined writing is

  3. says:

    A Legend Book Legend The Drenai Saga #1 David GemmellLegend published in 1984 is the first and most famous novel of British fantasy writer David Gemmell It established him as a major fantasy novelist and created the character of Druss who wou

  4. says:

    Originally reviewed at BookwraithsDavid Gemmell might not have invented action adventure fantasy but he refined it polished it up and presented his updated version Against the HordeLegend in 1984 to a reading audience who loved every minute of it Luckily I was one of those readers back in the 1980s; this book i

  5. says:

    There is something unambiguously alluring about last stands; those situations in which a body of troops holds a defensive position in the face of overwhelming odds and against all hope for victory We all know the battle of Thermopile 480 BC when a Greek force of approximately 7000 men for seven days including three of battle held of

  6. says:

    444 A buddy read with the Fantasy Buddy Reads Group because we love the EpicsAnd even though it barely reached 350 pages this gem is a true Epic It was written in the 80's and has some of the marks of its time which coming

  7. says:

    An awesome BR with Lovely Pinky and my fellow Catman two faithful Cat holics “Get rid of your doubts Yesterday is dead Past mistakes are lik

  8. says:

    This was a masterclass in pulpy old school fantasy with all that entails both good and bad The characters were fairly 1 dimensional the world building wasn't particularly uniue or inventive and the plot was fairly straight forward For most books these would be criticisms and yet for this one it's almost praise Gemmell s

  9. says:

    The Nadir army heads for Dros Delnoch a keep guarding a mountain pass Druss the Legend comes out of retirement for one last battle Bu

  10. says:

    The Drenai Empire good guys is threatened by barbarian horde from Nadir not so good guys where a leader emerged who managed to unite almost all the tribes and wants to conuer his neighbors The neighbors are not pre

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