7 edition of Swordspoint found in the catalog.
February 4, 2003 by Spectra .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Format||Mass Market Paperback|
|Number of Pages||368|
As Michael gains skill and discipline, he finds that he does not care about the decadent pastimes of young noblemen, and his character grows along with his skill. She lives in New York City with Delia Sherman and no cats whatsoever, in an apartment full of theater and airplane ticket stubs. And this morning brought an email from the author saying, sadly "Don't listen to the novel audiobook. Plot Summary[ edit ] Richard St Vier, a swordsman-for-hire based in the seedy neighborhood of Riverside, kills two men at a party thrown by Lord Horn. With Alec as leverage, Horn blackmails Richard into challenging Michael.
For me, the tragedy of audiobooks is that the physical limitations and impossibilities of putting out complete novels as audiobooks in the days of LPs and then pretty much in the days of cassettes, meant that the costs and the odds were always against you. Honestly, you can do it on your own, if you want: Find a narrator or a studio; you can release it through the web; you can give it away as a promotional item, or because you can. This audiobook is very different. And then I got a message from her saying "Oh. No one knows that Richard was hired by the Duchess of Tremontaine, who pretends to be only concerned with being the most dazzling hostess on the Hill. That process is that you persuade your publisher to do an audiobook and then you have no control over who gets cast, or who reads it.
He had no say in this and after listening to it for five minutes he stopped, feeling physically sick. Since the Covenant was declared, the region has existed in peace, until violence explodes as slavers descend upon the village to capture young men to press as soldiers for Sandura. Click on the second Soundcloud clip below for a sample. She is the co-founder and past president of the Interstitial Arts Foundation. Horn releases Alec.
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Award-winning author Ellen Kushner has created a world of unforgettable characters whose political ambitions, passionate love affairs, and age-old rivalries collide with deadly results.
She lives in New York City with Delia Sherman and no cats whatsoever, in an apartment full of theater and airplane ticket stubs.
In the small village of Oncon, Declan is apprenticed to a master blacksmith, learning the secrets of producing the mythical king's steel.
Swordspoint's an audiobook narrated by the author, with additional soundscape and acting from such Swordspoint book as Simon "Arthur Dent" Jones, and it's a thing of joy.
We see from the very start that Richard St Vier lives with his lover Alec in Riverside… and the story just barrels onward. They have a thrilling battle, but in the end, Richard kills Applethorpe. And then I got a message from her saying "Oh. Long Review: For those of us well read in the Fantasy genre, this is one of those books that many people expect you to have read.
And this morning brought an email from the author saying, sadly "Don't listen to the novel audiobook. She was thrilled and said of course, and she'd find out if she had the rights or if her publisher did. I was talking to an author last night.
Because otherwise it might be you writing to friends telling them not to listen to the audiobook of your book. With Alec as leverage, Horn blackmails Richard into challenging Michael.
Hailed by critics as "a bravura performance" "Locus and "witty, sharp-eyed, [and] full of interesting people" "Newsdaythis classic melodrama of manners, filled with remarkable plot twists and unexpected humor, takes fantasy to an unprecedented level of elegant writing and scintillating wit.
Flap copy The classic forerunner to The Fall of the Kings now with three bonus stories. Swordspoint tells quite the tale. They held a wedding in   and were legally married in Boston in Eaves were rounded with snow, overlapping, embracing, sliding into each other, capping houses all clustered together like a fairy-tale village.
We use this information to create a better experience for all users. You have no quality control over pronunciation or goofs or anything like that. He had no say in this and after listening to it for five minutes he stopped, feeling physically sick.
Even the nobles on the Hill turn to duels to settle their disputes. This information helps us design a better experience for all users.
I'm not going to identify her, or the book. That this is just how things are is so rare as to be a bit of a revelation. Witty and funny, a great tale. Someone like Richard St Vier, if you are very lucky. Read an Excerpt Chapter I Snow was Swordspoint book on Riverside, great white feather-puffs that veiled the cracks in the facades of its ruined houses; slowly softening the harsh contours of jagged roof and fallen beam.
Oncon is situated in the Covenant, a neutral region lying between two warring kingdoms.SWORDPOINT is a set of “big battle” game rules for fighting actions in the ancient and medieval Swordspoint book. It has been developed over a two and a half year period by the Gripping Beast team and an enthusiastic play-test group.
It was developed with our 28mm figures but, as it employs multi-figure bases, various sizes of figures can be used but if you are planning on playing with 15mm, 10mm.
Oct 01, · 'Swordspoint', a little gem of a novel, is a book I enjoy re-reading and have never grown tired of. Though short, it is an elegantly witty work of high fantasy with characters I came to hildebrandsguld.com, Ellen Kushner and her partner, Delia Sherman, have once again delighted my literary palate with 'The Fall of the Kings'.5/5(4).
Swordspoint: A Novel Summary & Study Guide includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis, quotes, character descriptions, themes, and more. So after many false starts and much agony, I finally managed to get a first draft of Swordspoint. I revised like crazy, and finally sold the book (first to Unwin Hyman in London, then to William Morrow in New York), and then watched the fur fly about whether or not it was really fantasy at all!
Feb 04, · The cult classic fantasy of manners, now with three bonus stories “Swordspoint has an unforgettable opening and just gets better from there.”—George R.
R. Martin Hailed by critics as “a bravura performance” (Locus) and “witty, sharp-eyed, [and] full of interesting people” (Newsday), this acclaimed novel, filled with remarkable plot twists and unexpected humor, takes fantasy to an /5(8).
Nov 01, · Buy a cheap copy of Swordspoint book by Ellen Kushner. A tale of romance and adventure in a Renaissance fairy land features Richard St. Vier, the most sought-after among the mercenary swordsmen enlisted by the nobles to Free shipping over $/5(5).