Category Archives: Chronicles of Thomas Covenant

Not so dark yet

Spoiler Check: I am up to Chapter 3 “Summoned to oppose” of Part Two of The Last Dark by Stephen R Donaldson  There is no point pretending otherwise. I embarked on The Last Dark, the final instalment of the seemingly … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Covenant

 It is fun to listen to Veronica Belmont mangle names of  authors on the Sword & Laser podcast, even if she only does that for effect. Most S & L episodes include Veronica and her co-host Tom Merritt reading out, … Continue reading

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Kindling Warmth

There is a tall, unsightly and thoroughly inconvenient pile of books on my bedside table; my collected night-time reading spanning a period of years. I’ve been meaning to do something about it for a while. I won’t throw any of … Continue reading

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After the Unwisdom of Reading On

Spoiler Check: I am up to the Thomas Covenant series, Book 9 – “Against All Things Ending”, Chapter 4 – “After Unwisdom” The Thomas Covenant books have never lacked for characters fighting with their inner demons and taking time out … Continue reading

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Sumptuous Surfeit of Surquedry

Spoiler Check: I am up to the Thomas Covenant series, Book 9 – “Against All Things Ending”, Chapter 1 – “The Burden of Too Much Time” Bit of a contrast between Robert Jordan and Stephen Donaldson in terms of style. … Continue reading

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