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Swords Of Night And Day by David Gemmell

Swords Of Night And Day

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Even in death, Skilgannon the Damned’s name lives on. Now, as an ancient evil threatens to flood the Drenai heartlands in a tide of blood, he returns. This is Book Two of The Damned.

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Swords Of Night And Day by David Gemmell

The mighty Skilgannon is back … Called back from the void to fulfil an ancient prophecy, Skilgannon the Damned has returned to help his people in their darkest hour. But this Skilgannon – brought back to life by a mystic ritual – is a man out of time. Marooned in a strange world, he now finds himself isolated from all he once knew and loved.

Or nearly all. A surly giant possessing astounding strength but no memories has also been given the gift of life. To some he is a dangerous failure. To Skilgannon, this giant represents their last hope.

As ageless evil threatens to drown the Drenai lands in blood, two legendary heroes will once again lead the way to freedom.

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‘Gemmell is a fireside mythmonger; his characters and plots have the authentic feel of legends handed down through the ages’ SFX

‘The story flows like a torrent; and if the devil has all the best tunes, then the Damned definitely gets the best weapons’ Guardian

About the Author

David Gemmell

David A. Gemmell’s first novel, Legend, was first published in 1984 and went on to become a classic. His most recent Drenai and Rigante novels are available as Corgi paperbacks; all are Sunday Times bestsellers.

Widely regarded as the finest writer of heroic fantasy, David Gemmell lived in Sussex until his death in July 2006.

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Publication date

1st April 2005


David Gemmell

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Transworld Publishers Ltd


640 pages


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