The Worm Ouroboros

The Worm Ouroboros

E. R. Eddison


"An eccentric masterpiece" — Ursula ok. LeGuin
"A new weather of the mind's eye" — C. S. Lewis
"A masterpiece" — James Stephens
This is the e-book that formed the panorama of up to date technological know-how fiction and fable. while The Lord of the Rings first seemed, the critics unavoidably in comparison it to this 1922 landmark paintings. Tolkien himself frankly said its impression, with hot compliment for its innovative attraction. the tale of a distant planet's nice struggle among kingdoms, it ranks because the Iliad of heroic fantasy.
In the easiest traditions of Homeric epics, Norse sagas, and Arthurian myths, writer E. R. Eddison weaves a compelling event, with an impressive, Shakespearean narrative variety. His sweeping story recounts battles among warriors and witches on fog-shrouded mountaintops and within the ocean's depths — in addition to romantic interludes, backroom intrigues, and episodes of direst treachery. Generations of readers have joyfully misplaced themselves within the undying worlds of The trojan horse Ouroboros. This new version, magnificently illustrated with the vintage unique photos, keeps the enchantment.

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