JOHN W. CAMPBELL AND BRITISH FANTASY AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR
‘The Thomas Covenant saga is a remarkable acheivement which will certainly find a place on the small list of all true classics’
‘Something entirely out of the ordinary … you’ll want to go straight through Lord Foul’s Bane, The Illearth War and The Power that Preserves at one sitting’
‘An irresistible epic … imagination, heroism, excitement, made all the more real by Donaldson’s deft handling of the rich history of the Land’
CHICAGO DAILY NEWS
He called himself Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever, because he dared not believe in the strange alternative world on which he suddenly found himself - the Land.
But the Land tempted him. As a leper, in his own world he had been an outcast, unclean, a pariah. Now he was regarded as a saviour, the reincarnation of the Land's greatest hero - Berek Halfhand. Only the mystic powers of the white gold he carried could protect the Lords of the Land from the ancient evil of the Despiser, Lord Foul.
Yet Thomas Covenant had no idea how those powers could be tapped . . .