David Gemmell - Legend - Little, Brown Book Group

Legend

By David Gemmell

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David Gemmell's first novel and the first in the Drenai saga - a bestselling classic of heroic fantasy

The Legend

Druss, Captain of the Axe: the stories of his life were told everywhere. Instead of the wealth and fame he could have claimed, he had chosen a mountain lair, high in the lonely country bordering on the clouds. There the grizzled old warrior kept company with snow leopards and awaited his old enemy death.

The Fortress

Mighty Dros Delnoch, protected by six outer walls, the only route by which an army could pass through the mountains. It was the stronghold of the Drenai empire. And now it was the last battleground, for all else had fallen before the Nadir hordes.

And hope rested on the skills of that one old man...

Biographical Notes

David Gemmell's first novel, Legend, was published in 1984 and he was widely acclaimed as Britain's king of heroic fantasy. He died in July 2006.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781841498584
  • Publication date: 01 Oct 2009
  • Page count: 352
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