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3.07 of 5 stars 3.07  ·  rating details  ·  15 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
Mass Market Paperback, 127 pages
Published 1969 by Paperback Library
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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
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
Otis Campbell
A melody black flowed out of my breath searching for death
The worst fantasy book I've ever read. This is the epitome of why I normally don't read fantasy.
Heroic fantasy. Good.
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