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Deryni Rising

Katherine Kurtz

Deryni Rising

by Katherine Kurtz

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Published by Del Rey .
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    In the kingdom of Gwynedd, the mysterious forces of magic and the superior power of the Church combine to challenge the rule of young Kelson. Now the fate of the Deryni -- a quasi-mortal race of sorcerers -- and, indeed, the fate of all the Eleven Kingdoms, rests on Kelson"s ability to quash the rebellion by any means necessary . . . including the proscribed use of magic!

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    FormatMass Market Paperback
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    Open LibraryOL9627379M
    ISBN 100345291050
    ISBN 109780345291059

    Deryni Rising (The Chronicles of the Deryni series Book 1) eBook: Katherine Kurtz: : Kindle Store/5(13).   Rereading Katherine Kurtz: Deryni Rising, Chapters Judith Tarr. In the present of this book, Deryni are a deeply hated and heavily persecuted minority. At the same time, the kings of.

    About Deryni Rising. The classic novel that introduced the Deryni?and launched Kurtz?s career. For more than thirty years, the Deryni Chronicles have transported readers to a world of secret sorcery and courtly intrigue. Now fans of the series can revel anew in the dawning of an epic. Deryni Rising: Katherine Kurtz: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases /5(13).

    Get this from a library! Deryni rising. [Katherine Kurtz; Lin Carter; Bob Pepper] -- A tale of romance and sorcery set in the imaginary kingdom of Gwynedd--where the mysterious forces of magic and the superior power of the Church combine to challenge the rule of young Kelson, who.   Rereading Katherine Kurtz: Deryni Rising, Chapters Judith Tarr. Short chapters this week, so we’ll read four in a row, then go back to three at a time as we finish the book. Our heroes.


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Deryni Rising is a fairly early example of historical fantasy and Kurtz did a good job building a fairly complex world for her characters to work in with the political and religious tensions needed to make it feel balanced and 'real'. Quite a lot happens in this slim book - especially given that the /5(98).

Deryni Rising is full of court intrigue which is mostly believable. Some of the plot was a little transparent, but this book still presented a nice entryway into a series that has been around for awhile and seems to have a solid fan base.4/5.

Deryni Rising (The Chronicles of the Deryni series Book 1) - Kindle edition by Kurtz, Katherine. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Deryni Rising (The Chronicles of the Deryni series Book 1)/5(99). That's definitely the case with Deryni Rising. I read the book for the first time back in '71, and at the time I remember being fascinated by the characters, the pomp of the Church, and the politics of Deryni-Human relations.

Listening to the book over 35 years later, I'm struck by how amateurish this novel seems. The Paperback of the Deryni Rising (Chronicles of the Deryni Series #1) by Katherine Kurtz at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(35).

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Deryni Rising is the first of several Deryni novels Kurtz wrote. Others include: High Deryni, King Kelson’s Bride, In the King’s Service and Childe Morgan.

No doubt Columbia would want to turn them into movies as well if the first movie makes some money at the box office.

Find books like Deryni Rising (The Chronicles of the Deryni #1) from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Deryni Rising. Katherine Kurtz launched the Deryni series in with the novel Deryni Rising.

The series is currently ongoing. The series is currently ongoing. It is broken down into several series, including the Chronicles of the Deryni, Legends of Camber of Culdi, Histories of King.

Deryni Rising, which appeared in mid, was the first original fantasy novel to be published under the Ballantine Adult Fantasy aegis, and it soon came to be regarded as a classic in the field. The series now extends to four trilogies and a number of additional Deryni titles, 4/5(32).

In the kingdom of Gwynedd, the mysterious forces of magic and the superior power of the Church combine to challenge the rule of young Kelson.

Now the fate of the Deryni -- a quasi-mortal race of sorcerers -- and, indeed, the fate of all the Eleven Kingdoms, rests on Kelson's ability to quash the rebellion by any means necessary including the proscribed use of magic. That's definitely the case with Deryni Rising.

I read the book for the first time back in '71, and at the time I remember being fascinated by the characters, the pomp of the Church, and the politics of Deryni-Human relations. Listening to the book over 35 years later, I'm struck by Brand: Audible Studios. In the kingdom of Gwynedd, the mysterious forces of magic and the superior power of the Church combine to challenge the rule of young Kelson.

Now the fate of the Deryni -- a quasi-mortal race of sorcerers -- and, indeed, the fate of all the Eleven Kingdoms, rests on Kelson's ability to quash the rebellion by any means necessary including the proscribed use of magic. Author Kurtz began her writing career in the year with the publication of her debut book titled Deryni Rising.

This book marked the beginning of her highly successful Deryni series. Her first book was very influential for being among the first fantasy books which was written in more of a historical fantasy mode than the legend or mythology. Deryni Rising.

Originally brought out inthis was the first ever book to be released that was set within the Deryni Universe. It was also the first book in ‘The Chronicles of Deryni’ trilogy that was released as well, establishing not only a franchise but a series too.

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Deryni Rising. Katherine Kurtz.65 Ratings; $; $; Publisher Description. In the kingdom of Gwynedd, the mysterious forces of magic and the superior power of the Church combine to challenge the rule of young Kelson.

Now the fate of the Deryni -- a quasi-mortal race of sorcerers -- and, indeed, the fate of all the Eleven Kingdoms. Long-Running Book Series: What began with early drafts and a proposal in the s as The Chronicles of The Deryni (the trilogy of Deryni Rising, Deryni Checkmate, and High Deryni) has become a career of 16 novels (with more in the works), short stories, background essays and fan fic that has lasted forty years and counting.

And there are still. Deryni Rising is a historical fantasy novel by American-born author Katherine Kurtz. It was first published by Ballantine Books as the nineteenth volume of the celebrated Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in August,and was reprinted at least ten times over the next three decades.

In the previous novel, Deryni Rising (), we met young King Kelson who ascended the throne after his father was killed by an evil Deryni sorceress. With help from his father’s friends and advisors, Kelson discovered his own Deryni powers and defeated her.

Now, only a few months later, Kelson is 14 and he realizes how inexperienced he is. I first read the Chronicles of the Deryni back when there was only one series. I loved it back then. I hoped I would still like it.

And I still do, starting with Deryni Rising. This book starts introducing the concept of Deryni magic and what it means to be a Deryni/5(14).Deryni Rising is a fairly early example of historical fantasy and Kurtz did a good job building a fairly complex world for her characters to work in with the political and religious tensions needed to make it feel balanced and 'real'.

Quite a lot happens in this slim book - especially given that the /5(66).And I still do, starting with Deryni Rising. This book starts introducing the concept of Deryni magic and what it means to be a Deryni.

While this is full of the typical fantasy trappings, I found myself caring about the characters. I wanted Kelson to succeed and become king. I rejoiced at each success and was sad with each failure/5(19).