Magic of Recluce

Magic of Recluce

Book - 2011
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Young Lerris is dissatisfied with his life and trade, and yearns to find a place in the world better suited to his skills and temperament. But in Recluce a change in circumstances means taking one of two options: permanent exile from Recluce or the dangergeld, a complex, rule-laden wanderjahr in the lands beyond Recluce, with the aim of learning how the world works and what his place in it might be. Many do not survive. Lerris chooses dangergeld. When Lerris is sent into intensive training for his quest, it soon becomes clear that he has a natural talent for magic. And he will need magic in the lands beyond, where the power of the Chaos Wizards reigns unchecked. Though it goes against all of his instincts, Lerris must learn to use his powers in an orderly way before his wanderjahr, or fall prey to Chaos
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2011
Edition: Special 20th anniversary edition, 1st trade pbk. ed
ISBN: 9780765331120
0765331128
Branch Call Number: SF Mode
Characteristics: xii, 445 pages : map ; 24 cm

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mammothhawk229e
Nov 16, 2017

Author was different because he tried to explain how order/chaos magic works.
Many hacks don't even try.

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Roland777
Aug 18, 2010

This is my first book that i;ve read from Modesitt. It is a great fantasy book! I enjoyed reading this book very much beacause the chapters kept me rolling on. Although it may not be the high medieval fantasy novel i was looking, it was very intresting.

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Zentjo10
Mar 02, 2010

It took me a long time to get around to actually reading this book - when I did I knew I had found an author worth watching. Some have criticizes Modesitt's books as repetitive but I feel that they are similar in themes but all equally engaging. The Magic of Recluce begins a series of incredible magic and philosophy. Whenever I finish one book of the Saga of Recluce I can hardly wait to get the next one!

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Zentjo10 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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