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Kandar

3.06  ·  Rating Details  ·  16 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Two rival sorcerers cast their spells as the flames rise above Dreaming Ferranoz, capital of the bright empire of Akkar. Half-human wolflings devour its citizens. The conflicting spells meet - and paralyze the city. No one moves, even to breathe. Time stands still. The pall of smoke hangs motionless over unflickering fires.

Outside the city walls, Kandar, prince of Ferranoz
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Mass Market Paperback, 127 pages
Published 1969 by Paperback Library
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Leothefox
Apr 15, 2015 Leothefox rated it liked it
This was a fairly run-of-the-mill sword and sorcery yarn, from a time when a lot of run-of-the-mill sword and sorcery book were coming out. I'll say this, it's better than some and it's way waaaay better than the godawful fantasy (more like anti-fantasy) book I finished before this.

Kenneth Bulmer's "Kandar" has it's unique points, one of which being that the hero is sword-swinging prince who longs to learn science, but must turn to sorcery in order to save his kingdom. There are a few other inve
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Derek
Apr 23, 2012 Derek rated it really liked it
Monkey Ghouls.

If there is anything to take away from this review, it is these two words. They taunted me from the chapter summaries in the table of contents, and as soon as I saw them it raised all sorts of entertaining questions: "Are these undead monkeys? Do they hunger for human flesh? Will they fling poo?" (view spoiler)

This book is practically the reference case for old-school heroic sword-and-sorcery, written in a bomb
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Richard
Mar 06, 2016 Richard rated it it was amazing
Loved it! Great short fantasy story. If you were looking for something new, nothing really sets this one apart from any other in the genre. Everything was typical and by the book. The one thing I did not like though was the character gives up on his companions almost completely just to save his city. Other than that I really enjoyed this one, hope you do too.
Toby
Jun 04, 2012 Toby rated it did not like it
The worst fantasy book I've ever read. This is the epitome of why I normally don't read fantasy.
Charles
Jul 26, 2008 Charles rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy
Heroic fantasy. Good.
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Henry Kenneth Bulmer
aka:
Alan Burt Akers
Ken Blake
Ernest Corley
Arthur Frazier
Adam Hardy
Philip Kent
Bruno Krauss
Neil Langholm
Karl Maras
Manning Norvil
Charles R. Pike
Andrew Quiller
Richard Silver
Tully Zetford
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