Editions. The Winter Warriors . David Gemmell · Paperback Three warriors stand with her, the last remnants of the once proud Drenai army. : Winter Warriors (Drenai Tales, Book 8) (): David Gemmell: Books. Editorial Reviews. Review. David Gemmell has a talent for fantasy tales of heroism and villainy that feature characters who, while sympathetically.

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You can help the David Gemmell Wiki by completing it. Winter Warriors – an appreciation If ever there was a cover that made me want to rea Kebra, meanwhile, struggles with wwinter fading eyesight and the lack of discipline that characterises his newfound existence.

It truly has a sense of finality when you come towards the end of the book and makes you wonder what could come next No surprises for Gemmell fans, but there is the usual assortment of hard men with hearts of gold sometimes buried deep who are hurled into danger alongside the helpless. Gemmell’s best novels are hugely inspiring; the heroism in them never fails to lift davdi spirits.

Focused on themes of fatherhood, bec This was my first time reading this book, and I thoroughly enjoyed the completely new story I found here. I take it gemmrll the posts above it can be read without reading the rest of the Drenai series?

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Two of the kings are ravid, the third – an unborn child – is hunted by the terrifying Krayakin, Lords of the Undead. Here you’ll find book reviews, author interviews, artwork for upcoming releases, and commentary on all aspects of the genre.


Jun 12, Geoff Battle rated it really liked it. He claims Utah as his home. Like the majority of David Gemmell’s books, I originally read this one when I was a kid. Subscribe in a reader.

Winter Warriors

Great stand alone fantasy novel. Once again, the experience of reading so many points of view allows the reader into the conversation. If you’re looking for a good action fantasy read then this book is for you.

For the prophesy to be fulfilled, spreading carnage across the world, the Demon Lord must sacrifice the third king: Visits since 5 January Yet another great Drenai novel from warriros mighty David Gemmell!

Two of the kings have already been sacrificed. This book answers just as firmly as a hug: Winter Warriors, for me, showed how much Gemmell grew as a writer during his career.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Notes From The Geek Show. This article has multiple issues. Books by David Gemmell. It has an exciting story, characters that make you feel complex emotions, some continuity porn but not enough that you feel out of your depth dinter he mixes his newer theme of friendship between comrades earriors arms despite background differences wi Seriously, if you’re after an introduction to the way Mr Gemmell writes you really couldn’t go past this one: It is my favorite as well and I think a brilliant and emotive story.

OF Blog wafriors the Fallen. Happy birthday to me! Sep 03, Mayim de Vries rated it liked it. Interestingly, Gemmell also provides POVs from the demonic side of the story, and these are no less interesting than their human counterparts; the Krayakin are suitably threatening antagonists. Though the plot of Legend is brilliant and the book superb, sometimes warriorw quality of dialogue and general writing were a bit average.


In short, this book was awesome. Speaking of the story, it’s gripping and rips along at a very satisfying pace.

Nogusta the Swordsman, Kebra the Bowman, and Bison the brute. Jun 15, Fredrik rated it really liked it. The prophecy was clear. While both authors write in shades of gray, Martin emphasizes how even the noblest, most honorable people have an ugly black stain somewhere in their character, whereas Gemmell focuses on the potential within all of us to rise above the darkness in our souls and accomplish feats of greatness.

The storyline is secondary and it’s enjoyable, but the diversity of characters and their reasons for finding themselves amongst the minority of those that would stand against evil is why I liked this book so much. Emrys rated it it was amazing.

A former journalist and newspaper editor, Gemmell had his first work of fiction published in Protecting her are three warriors, who have been dismissed from the Drenai army because of their age: This was my second time through this book, and it’s better than I remembered. All three of them are veteran soldiers in the Drenai army, having served under the infamous general Banelionthe “White Wolf”, during the Ventrian invasion of Drenai and the subsequent Drenai conquest of Ventria.

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