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The Knowing

2.8  ·  Rating details ·  5 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
The boy was a puzzle, abused by the priests of Oldspushner, trained with the knowing by the sisters of Treach, he was dying when the assassin found him. The boy grew into the man calling himself Garran of Lockmer, a soldier for hire with a well-known hatred of all things Ives. Able to leave a world of battle he became the Governor of Sheritan. Princess Fayahstella, future ...more
Paperback, 300 pages
Published October 13th 2006 by Swimming Kangaroo Books
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Mar 06, 2008 rated it really liked it
Shelves: favorites, fantasy
The plot of this book is about (royal) court intrigue. Combined with religious elements this makes for a very good read. Larriane Wills did a great job of immersing me into Garran's world. "The first meeting between Garran of Lockmer, Govener of Sheritan, and Princess Fayahstella, future Queen of Ives, did not go well. The difficulties began when Vasglow, the head of the house staff, tapped on the door to announce her arrival. A gaggle of voices in what sounded like dire urgency brought Garran t ...more
Apr 15, 2008 rated it it was amazing
It seems so very hard to find really good fantasy these days. Lately every promising title that I pick up is either some sort of fictional take off on The Da Vinci Code or the characters somehow end up being vampires. Both subgenres are so overdone, usually badly. I had almost given up hope until I found The Knowing.

The Knowing has the feel of the traditional fantasy that I had been craving and yet manages to keep the material fresh. The reader learns about the characters as the book progresses
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