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Cry Silver Bells (The Minotaur Trilogy #1)

4.04  ·  Rating Details ·  48 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Paperback, 192 pages
Published December 20th 1977 by DAW
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Michael
Jun 21, 2015 Michael rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy, illustrated
Set in a Minoan Age Crete populated by both humans and figures from ancient legend, Cry Silver Bells follows the fortunes of two cousins, caught between the kingdom of men and that of the Beasts.

I had somehow expected something similar in tone to E.R.R. Eddison's The Worm Ourorboros or Zimamvian Trilogy: High Fantasy with lots of classical references, but Swann's work is more earth-bound, despite the fantasy subject matter. It put me more in mind of Charles Finney's The Magician Out of Manchuria
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Jun 07, 2016 Bob Rust rated it it was amazing
The Minotaur sequence, comprising Cry Silver Bells (1977) The Forest of Forever (1971) and Day of the Minotaur (1966) set in Mycenaean Crete.
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Thomas Burnett Swann was best known as the author of numerous fantasies published in the 1960s and ’70s. Many of his bucolic tales were set in the Ancient World and populated by mythic creatures. His best-known works include the novel DAY OF THE MINOTAUR and the shorter works “Where Is the Bird of Fire?” and “The Manor of Roses,” all nominated for Hugo Awards. Swann was also a poet, professor, and ...more
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Other Books in the Series

The Minotaur Trilogy (3 books)
  • The Forest of Forever
  • Day of the Minotaur

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