By Candas Jane Dorsey
Winner of the 1997 William J. Crawford Memorial Award (for a primary fable novel), this utopian, archetypal tale follows 5 generations of women--from the enormous, sadistic despot to her great-great-granddaughter operating in a warehouse--through their travels clear of and towards each other. Loves and deaths are undergone the generations, gathered on their successive trips, each one stressed personality environment others in movement as she seeks freedom and kinship. Candas Jane Dorsey's concise language is robust, telling an severe tale with out emotional plateaus, basically peaks and valleys, pleasure and grief. this is often an concerning, unsettling publication. it's simply the best and so much bold novels of 1996 and person who will impress suggestion and dialog.
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9 Twice Menegroth was the site of battle within the caves. Both were attempts to take the Nauglamír with its Silmaril. About 5O510 the Dwarves returned to avenge the deaths of their kin who fell when Thingol was slain. 1' Four years later, the seven sons of Fëanor, still holding to the accursed oath, initiated the Second Kinslaying, when they fought and killed Dior. 12 NARGOTHROND Nargothrond IN A DREAM ULMO SPOKE to Turgon and Finrod, suggesting that each build a hidden fortress. Soon after, Finrod visited Thingol and was inspired to build a stronghold like Menegroth.
The Orcs, beset on two fronts, must have turned back-to-back to counter. The east-facing companies of Orcs prevailed over Denethor and encircled him on Amon Ereb, where he fell, before he could be rescued by Thingol's host. When help arrived, the Elves routed the thralls of Morgoth. Of the few Orcs who escaped, most fell later to the axes of the Dwarves of Mount Dolmed. The bulk of the Western Host camped on the plain between Narog and Sirion, harrying throughout West Beleriand. Led by Círdan, the forces of Brithombar and Eglarest countered but were driven back within their walls and besieged.
5 Khazad-dûm and Lórinand assisted Elrond's forces, but they were too few to break the As THE NÚMENÓREANS increasingly visited Middleearth, Sauron became afraid of their growing influence. After 1000 years of the Second Age he moved into Mordor. 1 There he began gathering his forces: creatures of Morgoth and descendants of the Men of the East. To them he added many new people whom he could sway, mostly Men. 2 About 1500 the rings of power were begun by Sauron and the smiths. Over probably the next seventy-five years, they devised several lesser rings together.
Black Wine by Candas Jane Dorsey