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Faith of Tarot (Tarot #3)

3.48  ·  Rating details ·  1,220 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
On far Tarot dreams come true—and fanged nightmares stalk the land. Sent to pierce the dread curtain of the Animation that turns fantasy into hideous reality, the wanderer-monk Paul finds himself on a trip to the ultimate and most terrifying fantasy of them all. Hell.
Paperback, Reprint, 304 pages
Published April 15th 1987 by Ace (first published 1980)
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Lisa (Harmonybites)
Apr 21, 2010 rated it really liked it
This is the final book of the Tarot trilogy, and is no standalone. Like say, Lord of the Rings, the three books are really one novel, not three novels with the same world and characters, so you should really read God of Tarot and Vision of Tarot first. Brother Paul of the Holy Order of Vision is a monk on a future Earth that has expanded to the stars. He's sent by the head of his order to investigate reports that God has appeared on the planet Tarot. The first book was framed by the 9 trump card ...more
Kirk Burris
Dec 26, 2016 rated it really liked it
This was a darker series for Anthony, and challenges religious beliefs and faiths. I would not recommend this for younger readers, who aren't yet grounded in their own religious beliefs. It contains deep thoughts, and I believe some pretty hard core sex scenes if I recall correctly, though it's been a lot of years. That said, if you're older and want a good read that explores complex notions of religion and philosophy, then this one was pretty good. Make sure you're well grounded before diving i ...more
Jay
Aug 13, 2012 rated it liked it


In the concluding part Paul, having failed to find the god of Tarot through religion, now decides to look for him in Hell. He's sent to visit the past and finds out what he wanted to know about the origin of the Tarot cards. After plenty more visions he returns to the colonists with an answer, but they won't like it. Meanwhile he stitches the book nicely into his Cluster series.

Again a pleasant read, but nothing really exciting.
bettina
Mar 19, 2016 rated it it was ok
For me the weakest of the trilogy. Piers got so wrapped up in his own bs that he wrote himself into a box, and decided to muddy already murky waters piling on esoteria. Between that and his rampant homophobia and sexism, i simply didn't like this series ata all and cannot recommend.
Leanna Aker
Jul 28, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Love, love, love the 3rd in this trilogy! Paul journeys to hell to discover God, and the true nature of the Tarot. I love the self-reflective nature of this whole book, and the twists (multiple) at the end.
Michael Schulz
Mar 19, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy
Finishes up nicely
D Calco
Jul 12, 2010 rated it really liked it
Faith of Tarot by Piers Anthony (1980)
Shawn
May 25, 2012 rated it really liked it
Young adult 10-15
Timothy Boyd
Jan 15, 2016 rated it it was ok
I'm not a big fan of this series. Piers Anthony like Stephen King seems to go hot or cold with me and this was definitely a cold one. Not recommended
John
Jan 17, 2011 marked it as to-read
Shelves: dont-read
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Though he spent the first four years of his life in England, Piers never returned to live in his country of birth after moving to Spain and immigrated to America at age six. After graduating with a B.A. from Goddard College, he married one of his fellow students and and spent fifteen years in an assortment of professions before he began writing fiction full-time.

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Other Books in the Series

Tarot (3 books)
  • God of Tarot (Tarot, #1)
  • Vision of Tarot (Tarot, #2)

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