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Whetted Bronze (Odan the Half-God #2)

3.44  ·  Rating Details ·  9 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Paperback, 190 pages
Published March 21st 1978 by DAW
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Mar 21, 2015 Skjam! rated it liked it
Recommends it for: sword & sorcery fans
Recommended to Skjam! by: Erich von Daniken
Note: This is the second book in the “Odan the Half-God” series, so this review will contain spoilers for the first book, Dream Chariots.

It is a time before recorded history, when what we call the Mediterranean Sea was fertile land, a basin between the continents. The cities of the River war against each other, both for reasons of trade and power, and also to appease their gods. One such city is Eresh, which worships the sword god Zadan. Their greatest hero is Odan, son of a god and the mortal q
Jan 04, 2009 Alex rated it it was ok
I was only going to give it one star, because you know, like, the author uses "hard" as a synonym for "road," as in "The horses pounded down the hard" and suchlike, but.... The plot of the book is thus: Odan wants to become a god, because that way he can marry his sister. Therefore: Two stars!
Feb 19, 2016 Richard rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: not really anyone
So, in case you didn't know Manning Norvil is a pen name of Kenneth Bulmer. With that being said this book should have been right up my alley, but it wasn't the case. Odan is a demi-god and is being raised as a Prince, but he is in love with his half-sister. The king has expressly forbade Odan his sister's hand in marriage and for some reason Odan thinks if he attains full Godhood then he can have his sister. Beseeching his father the god to help him attain full god status falls on deaf ears. A ...more
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Second in the series, and better than the first.
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A pseudonym used by Kenneth Bulmer.
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Other Books in the Series

Odan the Half-God (3 books)
  • Dream Chariots (Odan the Half-God, #1)
  • Crown of the Sword God (Odan the Half-God, #3)

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