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Book 1 is The Reluctant Swordsman and I remain as blown away today as I was when I first read it 10 years ago. The Reluctant Swordsman is, at its heart, a tale of faith, miracles, and duty. It is much deeper than most fantasy novels yet Duncan keeps his tale crisp and avoids getting too metaphysical or theological/5. A dying young man named Wallie Smith is transferred from Earth into the body of a master swordsman in a technologically backward world by its gods for their own purposes. The Reluctant Swordsman (), ISBN ; The Coming of Wisdom (), ISBN ; The Destiny of the Sword (), ISBN Born: David John Duncan, 30 June , Newport . Was The Reluctant Swordsman worth the listening time? I think so. Despite it's flaws it is still a good story. It is fun and fresh and exciting. If you have a credit you're looking o burn, go ahead and pick it up. very unusual book, love the Zen koan like aspects, as the story develops. one I can re-read over and over. the male centered. Also known as Siódmy miecz in Polish, La Septième épée in French, Das Siebente Schwert in German, and Седьмой меч in Russian. The Reluctant Swordsman (Th Author: Dave Duncan.
"The Reluctant Swordsman" (Seventh Sword, Book 1)introduces the characters and world/universe the author continues with in "The Coming of Wisdom" (Seventh Sword, Book 2)and "The Destiny of the Sword" (Seventh Sword, Book 3). This is a brilliant trilogy which remains at the top of Dave Duncan's impressive body of work.5/5(5). The Paperback of the The Reluctant Swordsman (Seventh Sword Series #1) by Dave Duncan at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help4/4(34). The Reluctant Swordsman () About book: This was a book I nabbed from a Humble Bundle long ago and forgot about. One day I dug it up and started reading, not knowing what to expect. I would say I was pleasantly is a portal fantasy from the 80s about an engineer named Wallie Smith who is killed by encephalitis. The Reluctant Swordsman - Ebook written by Dave Duncan. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Reluctant Swordsman/5(36).
The swordsman crouched on his knees within the circle, head down and arms outstretched as he had been instructed — put a tablecloth on that back, and it would hold a dinner for three. Other priests and priestesses watched covertly as they went about their business. Read "The Reluctant Swordsman" by Dave Duncan available from Rakuten Kobo. A young man is transformed into a barbarian fighter in this adventure from “one of the leading masters of epic fantasy” /5(24). The Reluctant Swordsman Publisher's Summary Wallie Smith can feel the pain. He goes to the hospital, remembers the doctors and the commotion, but when he wakes up it . The Reluctant Swordsman In the mind of Wallie Smith was one remembered it was a foggy weather that was in the hospitals, he remembered doctors with grim-faces and his pain. But in one day he understand that now he is in the body of a barbarian swordsman, attended by a beautiful slave girl and a wizened old priest nattering about the Goddess, he /5(5).