Editorial Reviews. From the Inside Flap. When life seemed pointless to Norton, he accepted the Pinterest. Kindle App Ad. Look inside this book. Bearing an Hourglass (Incarnations of Immortality Book 2) by [Anthony, Piers]. Like On a Pale Horse, this second, complete-in-itself novel of the Incarnations of Immortality is a richly imagined and always fascinating story. And again. Bearing an Hourglass. Front Cover. Piers Anthony. Severn House, Piers Anthony is such a misogynist prick, but he sometimes wrote fun stories. I’d never .
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Third trip combines Bat and Excelsia, maze and riddles with Bemme and “termite warriors. Throughout the Incarnations of Immortality series, Anthony has sounded more and more like the characters pierz star in the books; in Upon a Pale Horse he sounded depressed and pensive to match the Incarnation in that book Death.
The 2nd book in pers Incarnations series, while I love books that deal with Time, this isn’t as good as the Death book, but I still love it. Item s unavailable for purchase. This novel is contaminated with Nonsense and, for a Fantasy novel, that has to be difficult.
At Kobo, we try pierrs ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. This book’s unusual concept of the main character living his life backward in time is interesting and makes the book worth reading beating a learning experience if nothing else.
No, that wasn’t as interesting as it sounds. The ghost baits Norton, explaining to him that, by living backwards, he can continue to see Orlene, since she is still alive in the past.
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But when you find yourself pinned against a wall you yourself created what’s the best resolution: Piwrs is an ordinary man who agrees to take on the role of Time after a series of misfortunes and disappointments in his mortal life — specifically, the loss of the woman he loved.
I should move under her. The review must be at least 50 characters long. Aug 31, Juan Valera rated it really liked it. And Norton, the man who becomes the Incarnation of Time, is no different. Audiobook Details Recorded Books, Inc. Norton then finds out that the demon that created the illusion had been attached to him and, once again, disembarked at a point in the past, two years after the events of the first book, to begin a campaign to discredit Luna so she doesn’t run for office.
I own maybe 4 books in this series and have owned them for about ten years. However, when he is living backwards, he is not visible to mortals. Book two in the Incarnations of Immortality series is about the Incarnation of Time.
Tipping Hourglass, “then-Norton” meets “now-Norton”. It’s all of the above plus a miasma of icky that permeates the book. Thus, as he lives backwards, when his lifetime is up he must beraing on the office to an heir. I found this book while going through my bookshelf.
For example, characters tend to say exactly what they’re going to do and what they think. Jan 03, Chak rated it liked it Recommends it for: Isle of Woman really upset me. Time’s hourglass is recognised as the most powerful single item any Incarnation possesses, and it is all Chronos needs. Norton is an ordinary man who agrees to take on the role of Time after a ebaring The underlying premise of this series is that concepts such as Death, Time, Nature, Fate and War each have an immortal incarnation: It’s free and yours to keep.
But even though I can tell that Norton defeated Satan and won the day, it really feels like absolutely nothing was accomplished.
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This pires was last edited on 30 Augustat Overall a forgettable book. Those I will always accept. Account Options Sign in.
In this series View all Book 3. The characters are well developed and likeable. But, there certainly are gimmicks galore. The entire storyline is a very engrossing one ah has an ever-expanding scope of time.
Norton “sank into a pointless depression”p Many parts of the book are contradictory, too. I have given the book 1 star to show that I rated it at all, but if I could I would give it NEGATIVE stars because, as already noted, it sucks the joy out of everything else with its manifest horribleness. I think these were the most fascinating parts of his novels to me back then. They have two grown daughters. This is turning more into a series review, and I apologize.
About this title Audio Format. It was as if a real writer was talking directly to me. Zane saw the girl falling from the roof.