By Stephen R. Donaldson
With The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, Stephen R. Donaldson replaced the face of fable fiction without end. In The replicate of Her Dreams, the unbelievable first novel within the two-volume Mordant’s desire sequence, Donaldson indicates us a global of wondrous attractiveness and seductive phantasm, the place mirrors carry the deadliest of magics and not anything is what it kind of feels. . . .
The daughter of wealthy yet neglectful mom and dad, Terisa Morgan lives on my own in a brand new York urban residence, a tender girl who has grown to doubt her personal lifestyles. Surrounded through the flat reassurance of mirrors, she leads an unfulfilled life—until the evening an odd guy named Geraden comes crashing via certainly one of her mirrors, on a quest to discover a champion to avoid wasting his country of Mordant from a pervasive evil that threatens the land. Terisa is not any champion. She wields neither magic nor energy. And but, a lot to her personal shock, whilst Geraden begs her again with him, she agrees.
Now, in a tradition the place girls are little greater than the playthings of robust males, in a fortress honeycombed with mystery passages and shrewdpermanent traps, in a state threatened from with out and inside via enemies in a position to look and vanish out of skinny air, Terisa needs to develop into greater than the faded mirrored image of an individual. for a way again to Earth is closed to her. And the enemies of Mordant will cease at not anything to determine her useless.
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