Riddle-Master (Riddle-Master, #1-3) by Patricia A. McKillip

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Read Riddle-Master (Riddle-Master, #1-3) Online Free - For over twenty years, Patricia A. McKillip has captured the hearts and imaginations of thousands of readers. And although her renowned Riddle-Master trilogy--The Riddle-Master of Hed, Heir of Sea and Fire, and Harpist in the Wind--has been long out of print, it is considered her most enduring and beloved work. Now it is collected in one volume for the first time--the epic journeys of a young prince in a strange land, where wizards have long since vanished...but where magic is waiting to be reborn.



Title : Riddle-Master (Riddle-Master, #1-3)
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ISBN : 0441005969
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 578 pages


Reviews


Bookwraiths rated it ★★★★☆

April 11, 2015

Originally reviewed at Bookwraiths Reviews A long time ago in a decade far, far away . . . I was a teenager! Not only that, I was a fairly arrogant one, who believed that he knew everything, had seen everything worth seeing, done everything worth doing, and had read every fantasy series that matter...


Kat rated it ★★★★★

March 31, 2009

ORIGINALLY POSTED AT Fantasy Literature. There are some fantasy epics that all literature professors, and most normal people, would consider essential reading for any well-educated person -- J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S.Lewis, Lewis Carroll, etc. So, yeah, I read those a long time ago. But beyond that, the...


Jessica rated it ★★★★☆

July 15, 2007

I chose this book for one reason ... on the back cover, there was a review which read: "Patricia McKillip has done something extraordinary, to write a trilogy comparable to Tolkien." I was sold. Obviously as a writer myself, who is an heir to that honor-ridden, legacy-laced, return-of-the-king ob...


erin rated it ★★★★★

May 09, 2007

"Weak" story??? "Shallow world-building and characters"????? What on earth?! I would say exactly the opposite. Compared to most of the shallow, sloppy fantasies that are being cranked out these days, this trilogy is absolutely singular in terms of story, world-building, and character development....


Hayley rated it ★★★★★

December 22, 2008

The trilogy gets more stars than the main character has on his face. I was generous, even though it has its flaws. Here is why: The way McKillip's "magic" system works is so utterly unique that I dare not compare it to anything. Magic is the innate qualities of a thing. You understand the thing co...


Ben rated it ★★☆☆☆

January 08, 2013

I can't recommend this book. Much is made of the dreamlike quality of McKillip's prose, but I found that this detracted from what could have otherwise been a memorable and different fantasy setting. A large number of intriguing plot points are introduced and then never referred to again, swept awa...


Madeline rated it ★★★★★

June 14, 2013

1. These three novels were really formative for me - I read them, I think, when I was ten (I got this collection for my eleventh birthday, and I'd already read them all at least once). 2. There's a betrayal at the end of the first novel that ruined me for all other fictional betrayals. Caesar? Ned...


Erfan rated it ★★★★★

March 08, 2008

As with other books I will slowly add here, this is one I think the world of, particularly this one and for its love story which moved me to the depths but I will mislead by that comment - the love between two people I refer to is not romantic in the conventional sense. There is one of those, don...


Olivier rated it ★★★★☆

June 11, 2017

Good Fantasy, if somewhat a little predictable. The writing however is pure poetry. McKillip's mastery of the English language is downright breathtaking!


Kaitlin rated it ★★☆☆☆

February 24, 2017

I picked this one up as part of my reading project for this year. I'm really trying to read more books written by ladies pre-2000 in SFF. This definitely fit the bill, but unfortunately it didn't grip me anywhere near as much as I had hoped for... This includes the third and final book in the tri...





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