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by Stephen R. Donaldson

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Title:The Power That Preserves (The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever, Book 3)
Authors:Stephen R. Donaldson
Info:Del Rey (1987), Mass Market Paperback, 512 pages
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This is as good as Donaldson gets, this volume three of the dreary tale of Thomas Convenant. i don't care for Covenant, and have never been able to read Donaldson again with the exception of the first volume of his next trilogy, because I hoped it would be better.
It wasn't. ( )
  DinadansFriend | Jun 8, 2014 |
dust jacket art by Wyeth, S. C.
  KarasLibrary | Aug 8, 2013 |
best of the trilogy, with some nice descriptions of the terrain in the Land. a somewhat ingenious combination of the Fellowship of the Ring with Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, the series is marred by an inability to resolve the extreme inconsistencies of the main character's central tenets in any believable fashion. ( )
  macha | Jul 7, 2012 |
  rustyoldboat | May 28, 2011 |
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Voor Dr. James R. Donaldson, M.D.,
wiens leven een sprekender getuigenis
aflegde van mededogen en betrokkenheid
dan woorden ooit zouden kunnen.
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Thomas Covenant was talking in his sleep.
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"A trilogy of remarkable scope and sophistication."
Twice before Thomas Covenant had been summoned to the strange other-world where magic worked. Twice before he had been forced to join with the Lords of Revelstone in their war against Lord Foul, the ancient enemy of the Land. Now he was back. This time the Lords of Revelstone were desperate. Without hope, Covenant set out to confront the might of the enemy, as Lord Foul grew more powerful with every defeat for the Land....

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Determined to never again be manipulated by the evil Lord Foul the Despiser, Thomas Covenant prepares to aid the Land's besieged Council of Lords by meeting Lord Foul in final combat.

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