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At the Sign of the Sword: A Story of Love and War in Belgium

by William Le Queux

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Published by Sully and Kleinteich .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL23426585M
OCLC/WorldCa04242273

The First Book of Lost Swords picks up several years after the Third Book of Swords leaves off. Mark, Ben and Barbara are still featured but tend to play a secondary role to Mark's nephew, Zoltan, and a mysterious old wizard who pops up in the strangest places to aid Zoltan in his travels/5(35). The female lead was a little annoying. The love story was an attempt at something epic but I felt my gag reflex starting at certain passages. So saccharine and melodramatic that at times I caught myself rolling my eyes. The best parts were the love story involving parenting and the social and political conflicts.

  The Sword in the Stone was published in , the year after J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit, and I often wonder why White isn't considered one of . "The War of Swords" is action-packed for sure, as the title implies, but the action doesn't take away from the emotional impact of the story; I was left teary-eyed more than once. This book (indeed, this entire series) can be enjoyed by readers of all ages, and I only wish that more people knew about it.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Then at one moment a great shout rang out in the darkness, "The sword of the Lord and of Gideon," and after it came a crash of breaking pitchers, and then a flash of light in every direction. The three hundred men had given the shout, and broken their pitchers, so that on every side lights were shining.


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