The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold

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  • Fiction,
  • Romance: Gothic,
  • Fantasy - General,
  • Fantasy - Epic,
  • Romance - Fantasy

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Book details

SeriesChalion (1)
ContributionsLloyd James (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio CD
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8108898M
ISBN 100786186925
ISBN 109780786186921
OCLC/WorldCa236490000

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Gods and magic play their part but this is an adventure about people. The heroes are suitably flawed and the villains wicked but in a believable way/5().

The Curse of Chalion and Paladin of Souls are a pair, set in that order, but more This series is set in the same world, but with widely disparate eras.

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The first book I have read by her was The Curse of Chalion several years ago, but back then I didn’t realize that it was part of the Chalion series. Here are the Lois McMaster Bujold books in order of reading and chronological order for her science fiction and fantasy series.

The publication year is listed next to the titles. "The Curse of The Curse of Chalion book, Lois McMaster Bujold's first foray into fantasy is a literally one of the best books in the genre I had read. The story follows Cazaril going from barely above being a vagabond to servicing as secretary and advisor to the young, yet intelligent princess of Chalion/5(59).

But it is more than the traitorous intrigues of villains that threaten Cazaril and the Royesse Iselle here, for a sinister curse hangs like a sword over the entire blighted House of Chalion. And only by employing the darkest, most forbidden of magics can Cazaril hope to protect his royal charge -- an act that will mark him as a tool of the Author: Lois Mcmaster Bujold.

Lois McMaster Bujold returns to the vivid, perilous world of her previous masterworks, the Hugo Award-winning Paladin of Souls and Hugo and World Fantasy Award-nominated The Curse of Chalion, with this tale of devotion and strange destiny.

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Excerpt from Chapter 3 - This is an excerpt from Lois's latest book set in the Chalion universe, to be published Octobertitled Paladin of Souls, it contains dy Cabon's sermon of the beginning as told by Ordol.

[13 Oct 02] Eos Book Press. I've long been told I should try out Bujold's work and the people were not wrong. She's definitely a new favourite after this:) Let me know. This book is primarily a stand-alone story revolving around Ista, the mother of the new Royina of Chalion, who finds herself at a loose end as her family moves on with their lives without her.

Ista was a minor character in The Curse of. The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold - the first book in the World of the Five Gods epic fantasy series ().

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But Cazaril finds himself promoted to the exalted and dangerous position 4/5. I loved this even more than the first book in this world, The Curse of Chalion--and I loved Chalion a lot, which was my first book by Lois McMaster Bujold. Bujold was well known before these high fantasy works for a science fiction series, the Vorkosigan Saga/5(33).

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The Curse of Chalion is Lois McMaster Bujold’s second fantasy novel. Known mostly for her science fiction Miles Vorkosigan series, she has rarely dabbled in fantasy. I haven’t read her first one, The Spirit Ring, but if this is any indication, I should run out and buy it Curse of Chalion is a beautiful tale told with flair and style.

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Dear Ms. Bujold, Last year my husband and I started reading your fantasy novel, The Curse of read it aloud to each other but only got as far as the 34% mark before we decided the pace was too slow.

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Gods and magic play their part but this is an adventure about people. The heroes are suitably flawed and /5(). This book is primarily a stand-alone story revolving around Ista, the mother of the new Royina of Chalion, who finds herself at a loose end as her family moves on with their lives without her.

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