Tower at the Edge of Time

Tower at the Edge of Time By Lin Carter, Tower at the Edge of Time It was Thane who crossed the abyss of the ages and stood on the very brink of Eternitywho found the secret of the Time Treasure who saw and laughed and came back sane from that place beyond the Unive
  • Title: Tower at the Edge of Time
  • Author: Lin Carter
  • ISBN: 0500008040
  • Page: 283
  • Format: Paperback
  • Tower at the Edge of Time By Lin Carter, It was Thane who crossed the abyss of the ages and stood on the very brink of Eternitywho found the secret of the Time Treasure who saw, and laughed and came back sane from that place beyond the Universe where no man had ever been before him, and where none should ever come again.This was the ending But the beginning was in the city of Zotheera on the planet DaikoonIt was Thane who crossed the abyss of the ages and stood on the very brink of Eternitywho found the secret of the Time Treasure who saw, and laughed and came back sane from that place beyond the Universe where no man had ever been before him, and where none should ever come again.This was the ending But the beginning was in the city of Zotheera on the planet DaikoonA restless outworlder was Thane of the Two Swords A man of blood and steel, a man of strange powers strangely acquired.The warrior Thane possessed a secret vital to the greedy Princes of the Planets And it was on the planet Daikoon that the princes tried to buy Thane s services
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    About "Lin Carter"

    1. Lin Carter

      Linwood Vrooman Carter was an American author of science fiction and fantasy, as well as an editor and critic He usually wrote as Lin Carter known pseudonyms include H P Lowcraft for an H P Lovecraft parody and Grail Undwin.Carter had a marked tendency toward self promotion in his work, frequently citing his own writings in his nonfiction to illustrate points and almost always including at least one of his own pieces in the anthologies he edited The most extreme instance is his novel Lankar of Callisto, which features Carter himself as the protagonist.As an author, he was a member of the all male literary banqueting club the Trap Door Spiders, which served as the basis of Isaac Asimov s fictional group of mystery solvers the Black Widowers Carter himself was the model for the Mario Gonzalo character He was also a member of the Swordsmen and Sorcerers Guild of America SAGA , a loose knit group of Heroic fantasy authors founded in the 1960s, some of whose work he anthologized in the Flashing Swords series Carter is most closely associated with fellow author L Sprague de Camp, who served as a mentor and collaborator and was a fellow member of both the Trap Door Spiders and SAGA.Carter served in Korea, after which he attended Columbia University He was a copywriter for some years before writing full time In later life Carter saw his popularity sag and his standard of life severely lowered when he developed oral cancer and had to endure extensive surgery to have it removed Only his status as a Korea veteran enabled him, under the faulty u.s medical service provisions, to receive the treatment which proved not resolutive and left him disfigured Carter increased his alcohol intake, becoming a borderline alcoholic and severely weakening his body already proved by cancer and therapy The disease subsequently surfaced again spreading to his throat, leading to his death in 1988.

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    1. Hilarious This is only the second Lin Carter book I ve read the first, The Black Star wasn t that impressive I was so taken with the comical misfire that I actually forced two of my friends to read it as well.I know just where Carter is coming from, since ERB and REH are among my favorites, and try as he might he just missed the boat Our hero, Thane of Two Swords starts out overpowered and then just gets insanely overpowered later on I appreciate the sword and planet genre and the barbarians and [...]


    2. Yeah I finished this book with one eyebrow raised and then a rolling of my eyes Usually I like campy 70s sci fi books, even if they are ridiculous or take themselves too seriously, but this one was just so dry, predictable, and wordy There is a part where the author lists off a huge pile of wealth for FOUR PAGES , but does so by referencing cultures that have been dead for centuries already in our time This novel supposedly takes place centuries after our civilization has re colonized planets an [...]


    3. One of Carter s stand alone novels Combines Sword Sorcery and Sword Planet fiction, although in the S P camp Carter was not a great writer, I thought, but his books are certainly easy reads and have some entertaining settings.




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