Ravenheart by David Gemmell. Ravenheart book cover. logo logo. Rating / The best novel in the Rigante series. Free preview. Stormrider is a fantasy novel by British writer David Gemmell, published in It is the fourth and last novel in the Rigante series. David Andrew Gemmell was a British author of heroic fantasy, best known for his debut novel, . When Bill died during the writing of Ravenheart, as a tribute Gemmell reworked the novel to give the “Bill” character centre stage. David Gemmell.

Author: Viran Kagazshura
Country: Bolivia
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Science
Published (Last): 7 July 2004
Pages: 258
PDF File Size: 14.61 Mb
ePub File Size: 5.46 Mb
ISBN: 159-6-48237-524-7
Downloads: 18159
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kajas

Sign In Don’t have an account? He went on to write over thirty novels. A former journalist and newspaper editor, Gemmell had his first work of fiction published in Also, I have to admit that while I’m not really a crier when it comes to books, especially ones that were written with the intent to make the reader cry, some sections of Gemmell’s books especially Ravenheart just c I’ve read at least some of the writings from the major and minor fantasy writers and while I know Gemmell’s writing style may not be the most polished, he is still my favorite author in this genre.

Science Fiction and Fantasy News. This is the best of the series, with Stormrider in behind. Jun 30, Maryam rated it really liked it.

David Gemmell – Wikipedia

Plenty of loose ends—most notably the future of Gaise—clamor for gemmeol, but this novel seems mostly to be a place-keeper in the series. Jan 02, Charles rated it it was amazing Shelves: Now I am writing the sequel, Stormrider, and I feel it is likely to be the last Rigante novel. Books of the Week. We are experiencing technical difficulties.


Gemmell preferring to go to bed late, with his wife favouring an early start, on 28 July she was surprised to wake up to discover the bed empty. And that does not happen often.

David Gemmell

I just happened to read this series by David Gammel. I’ve read this book more than 5 times over the years already. Probably best read back-to-back with the sequel Stormrider. So not only was the man still a fraud, but I was now one also.

Stormrider – Wikipedia

Gwynne Gwynne rated it it was amazing Shelves: May 12, Armina rated it it was amazing. Interview with David Gemmell Del Rey: That said, this book does have its own distinct arc with a powerful, bittersweet ending.

While even the Moidart’s son, Gaise Macon, can see the injustice in rxvenheart situation, he has little influence over his single-minded father. With over one million copies sold, his work continues to sell worldwide.

Another magnificent book by David Gemmell. And not just the Rigante, of course. Ravenheart is the soul name of a young man called Kaelin Ring.

But the Wyrd pins her hope on two men: The magic I write about is very real. The trials that men face even today, the love, the betrayal, the tragic twist. I was surprised that I’d never heard of Gemmell at the time, but really loved his storytelling!


Its certainly not standard in the strength of the characterisation and the sureness of the plot, which are about as pitch perfect as I’ve seen in davvid book, and lead me to feeling a wee bit emotional when it comes to the end. Now the Rigante have lost the freedom and rravenheart so many gave ravenhdart lives to preserve.


A former journalist and newspaper editor, Gemmell had his first work of fiction published in Only one woman remains who follows the ancient ways—the Wyrd of Wishing Tree Wood—and she alone knows the nature of the gemmelk soon to be unleashed.

I loved this story. Gemmell continues with his matter-of-fact writing style and goe Rigante backdrop in book 3 but a brand new cast of characters. It’s almost like real life!

Jul 13, Elfdart rated it it was amazing. The third instalment in the Rigante series is set a quite a few centuries after the book before.

I was so in love with the tales of Connavar and the Bastard Bane that I thought going forward years from that time would be silly in order to relate the last two books with the first two. He makes me feel shame, courage, pride and hope all at the same time, and that’s a lot for a reader to bear.