Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Der brennende Mann / Der Holzjunge” as Want to Read:
Der brennende Mann / Der Holzjunge
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Der brennende Mann / Der Holzjunge

(Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn #0.5)

3.64  ·  Rating details ·  367 ratings  ·  13 reviews
Zwei absolute Superstars der fantastischen Erzählung, Raymond E. Feist & Tad Williams, ließen zwei ihrer fantastischen Kurzgeschichten als Comics adaptieren:

"Der Holzjunge" erzählt eine bitter-tragische Geschichte aus einem fernen Königreich und von der Liebe eines einfachen Knaben zu einer Edeldame als eine Geschichte von Verrat und Magie "Der brennende Mann" ist ähnlich
...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published February 12th 2008 by Panini (first published January 4th 2005)
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Der brennende Mann / Der Holzjunge, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Der brennende Mann / Der Holzjunge

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-30
Average rating 3.64  · 
Rating details
 ·  367 ratings  ·  13 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of Der brennende Mann / Der Holzjunge
Emiliya
Jun 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Чудесна предистория.
Johan
Nov 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I just read The Burning Man, but I loved it. Instantly transported back to Osten Ard with familiar characters and familiar mood. Lovely.
Gloria
Mar 18, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
March 18, 2017: Read Burning Man.
A story told from an older woman's remembrances.

Her father died when she was a child and her bereft family moved into her grandfather's house. Her grandfather was disappointed that her father would not be Grand Thane, and tried to teach her brother all that was necessary to be Grand Thane when he grew up. Her mother was unhappy in the house, so when a foreigner came and made to move into the area, he also asked for her to marry him, from the grandfather, who ga
...more
Meran
2.5 stars, for each story
Both stories were re-written by Sean J. Jordan, and weren't done well.
Darkmond
Aug 10, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition


The Burning Man
Author: Tad Williams
Novelette
Written in: 1998
World: "Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn"
_____________________


Author
Tad Williams is an US fantasy and science-fiction author. Wrote nearly 20 Novels. He is the Author of "Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn", "Otherland", "Shadowmarch", "Ordinary Farm" and "The Bobby Dollar Books" series.
His other Novels are:

Tailchaser's Song (1985)
Child of an Ancient City (1992, written with Nina Kiriki Hoffman)
Caliban's Hour (1994)
The War of the Flowers (2003)

I p
...more
Nighteye
it as ok, good adaptations of sad stories, but the styles didn't fit me as good sadly.
Chip Hunter
Dec 30, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Personally, I think both Feist's Wood Boy and Williams' Burning Man are told better in the text version. While the art does add some definition to some parts of the story, and it is kind of nice to put faces and expressions to the names in the stories, I think it is obvious that these stories were not meant for the comic book format. By breaking up the writing into small bubbles, and relying on the artist for so much of the feel of the story, a lot of the original magic is lost. This is not to b ...more
Zaru
Dec 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: fantasy-lovers
Shelves: comics
This is two short fantasy stories done as a comic book. And guess what, that's exactly what it feels and reads like. The stories themselves are good too. Well worth a read if you are in to fantasy, if you like comics too its perfect.
Elspeth
I only read the Feist story. Seems quite short but a nice window into the world of a normal citizen dealing with the invasion. I stopped reading the second as the font is quite small and I wasn't drawn in right away. I may give it a go another time.
David Shaffer
Mar 28, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Easily one of the best fantasy series ever written. I have followed Pug, Tomas, and Jimmy the Hand through continued heroic deeds. With each new book Saga, Feist wraps his tale into the original history of his world. Not a graphic novel guy, but a great read none the less.
Kristin Brenemen
I haven't read this, but it's based off the short story from the Legends anthology - the story that got me into reading all of Feist's work as it is. Hah.
Robin
Mar 03, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Mine. :)
Alicia
The Wood Boy seemed to be a chapter out of the middle of a book - no beginning or end.

The Burning Man was a whole story - I liked it a lot.

The Dabel Brothers' graphic art is amazing!
Michael
rated it liked it
Dec 10, 2008
Otto
rated it really liked it
Apr 25, 2018
Aleanil
rated it liked it
Jan 16, 2014
Christopher
rated it really liked it
Apr 25, 2012
Christian Büttner
rated it liked it
Jul 13, 2013
Mike Scaccalossi
rated it really liked it
Sep 05, 2018
Isaac Taccone De Castro
rated it really liked it
May 29, 2019
David Joseph  Mikels
rated it really liked it
Nov 21, 2013
Kal
rated it it was ok
Apr 22, 2014
Peter
rated it really liked it
May 06, 2012
Michael Slotemaker
rated it did not like it
Jun 24, 2011
Делиян Маринов
rated it it was amazing
Mar 13, 2014
Job
rated it really liked it
Nov 02, 2014
jeff weeks
rated it liked it
Dec 18, 2014
Becci
rated it did not like it
Dec 10, 2010
Kathy
rated it it was amazing
Jan 02, 2018
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Readers also enjoyed

  • The Dragonbone Chair (Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn, #1)
  • Undercover
  • Kryptalportalen
  • Witch
  • Lady Smoke (Ash Princess Trilogy, #2)
  • Ларец Марии Медичи
  • Тайните на старата вила
  • Glass Geishas
  • The Lucifer Code (Thomas Lourds, #2)
  • The Atlantis Code (Thomas Lourds, #1)
  • Delicious!
  • Slated (Slated, #1)
  • Fractured (Slated, #2)
  • Witch & Wizard (Witch & Wizard, #1)
  • The Watchmaker of Filigree Street (The Watchmaker of Filigree Street, #1)
See similar books…
6,657 followers
Raymond E. Feist was born Raymond E. Gonzales III, but took his adoptive step-father's surname when his mother remarried Felix E. Feist. He graduated with a B.A. in Communication Arts with Honors in 1977 from the University of California at San Diego. During that year Feist had some ideas for a novel about a boy who would be a magician. He wrote the novel two years later, and it was published in 1 ...more

Other books in the series

Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn (3 books)
  • The Dragonbone Chair (Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn, #1)
  • Stone of Farewell (Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn, #2)
  • To Green Angel Tower (Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn, #3)

News & Interviews

Dystopias, alien invasions, regenerated dinosaurs, space operas, multiverses, and more, the realm of science fiction takes readers out of this ...
245 likes · 243 comments
“How can you care for a rough man like me?' he asked me. 'How can you love a man who can bring you no lands but the farm a soldier's pension can buy? Who can give your children no title of nobility?' Because love does not do sums, I should have told him. Love makes choices, and then gives its all. Had he seen himself as I first saw him though, he could have had no questions.” 4 likes
More quotes…