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Summary Legend by David Gemmell

The legend is DrussThe stories of his life are told everywhere Instead of the wealth and fame he could have claimed he chose a mountain lair high in the lonely country bordering on the clouds There. I never read any David Gemmell until I was already published And even then he first came to my attention after someone e mailed me saying something along the lines of I m glad someone like you is here to carry on Gemmell s tradition now that he s dead After I got a few e mails along a similar line I went out and bought Legend read it and was terribly flattered by the comparison Since then I ve actually won the Gemmell award Which is flattering in its own right Plus awesome because the award is an actual AXE Here s a link to the blog I wrote about it with pictures I just re read this and I enjoyed it every bit as much the second time around It s much action oriented than my books So yeah Highly recommended Especially if you like stories about what it means to be a hero

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Legend by David Gemmell

The grizzled old warrior keeps company with snow leopards and awaits his old enemy deathThe fortress is Dros DelnochIt is the only route by which an enemy can pass through the mountains Protected b. There is something unambiguously alluring about last stands those situations in which a body of troops holds a defensive position in the face of overwhelming odds and against all hope for victory We all know the battle of Thermopile 480 BC when a Greek force of approximately 7000 men for seven days including three of battle held off the Persian army alleged by the ancient sources to have numbered over one million Less known but not less impressive is the Battle of Hod w between the Kingdom of Poland and the Crimean Khanate forces fought in June 1694 with four hundred hussars fighting and winning against forty thousand Tatars Now the Poles are crazy altogether as they have their own list of last stands featuring things like the Battle of Wizna in 1939 when between 350 and 720 Poles defended a fortified line for three days against than 40000 Germans Battles like these easily become legendsDavid Gemmel gives us the legend of Dross Delnoch a strong keep with six walls

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Y six outer walls it was the stronghold of the Drenai empire Now it is the last battleground for all else has fallen before the Nadir hordesAnd the only hope rests on the skills of that one old man.. An awesome BR with Lovely Pinky and my fellow Catman two faithful Cat holics Get rid of your doubts Yesterday is dead Past mistakes are like smoke in the breeze What counts is tomorrow I love epic fantasy 3 Fantasy books rarely let me down and The Legend sure didn t Opening such a book I look for a promise from the author I want to dive into the rich picturesue world intriguing narrative and of course gripping characters with true to life personalities and of course with names I have difficulties to pronounce D That s what I seek for in my fantasy reads Did I get this in this book Not uite but I can say for sure that it s an outstanding readCharacters As is typical in many fantasy series there is a big cast of characters I liked them all starting with Druss a true hero a legend brave strong old and tired but determined to die with his axe Snaga in his hand view spoilerVirae hide spoiler


10 thoughts on “Legend by David Gemmell

  1. says:

    I never read any David Gemmell until I was already published And even then he first came to my attention after someone e mailed me saying something along the lines of I'm glad someone like you is here to carry on Gemmell's tradition now that he's dead After I got a few e mails along a similar line I went out and bought Legend read it and was terribly flattered by the comparison Since then I've actually won th

  2. says:

    The uality of a book is generally judged by the words in it in addition to the story It's not just what you say how you say it also matters If not a complete counter example Legend is a book where the rule loses its effect Legend is certainly not the best written book ever but it is most definitely one of the best books ever written David Gemmell never finished school since he was expelled at the age of sixteen and the unrefined writing i

  3. says:

    A Legend Book Legend The Drenai Saga #1 David GemmellLegend published in 1984 is the first and most famous novel of British fantasy writer David Gemmell It established him as a major fantasy novelist and created the character of Druss who would appear in several subseuent books It was also the first novel in The Drenai saga The Drenai Empire is under threat The tribal Nadir people have been united for the first time by

  4. says:

    Originally reviewed at BookwraithsDavid Gemmell might not have invented action adventure fantasy but he refined it polished it up and presente

  5. says:

    There is something unambiguously alluring about last stands; those situations in which a body of troops holds a defensive position in the face of overwhelming odds and against all hope for victory We all know the battle of Thermopile 480 BC when a Greek force of approximately 7000 men for seven days including three of battle held off the Persian army alleged by the ancient sources to have numbered over one million Less

  6. says:

    444 A buddy read with the Fantasy Buddy Reads Group because we love the EpicsAnd even though it barely reached 350 pages this gem is

  7. says:

    An awesome BR with Lovely Pinky and my fellow Catman two faithful Cat holics “Get rid of your doubts Yesterday is dead Past mistakes are like smoke in the breeze What counts is tomorrow” I love epic fantasy 3 Fantasy books rarely let me down and “The Legend” sure didn’t Opening such a book I look for a promise from the author I want to dive into the rich picturesue world intriguing narrative and of course gripping characters wit

  8. says:

    This was a masterclass in pulpy old school fantasy with all that entails both good and bad The characters were fairly 1 dimensional the world building wasn't particularly uniue or inventive and the plot was fairly straight

  9. says:

    The Nadir army heads for Dros Delnoch a keep guarding a mountain pass Druss the Legend comes out of retirement for one last battle But even with Rek the baresark and the earl of Delnoch's daughter help Druss and eleven thousand men stand up against an advancing army many times their size?I'll be honest with you My brother pushed this on me a

  10. says:

    The Drenai Empire good guys is threatened by barbarian horde from Nadir not so good guys where a leader emerged who managed to unite almost all the tribes and wants to conuer his neighbors The neighbors are not prepared th

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