The Dwarves

The Dwarves: Book 1

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 06/08/2009
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The Dwarves
Heitz writes like a dwarf
Heitz has a wonderfully humorous, straightforward writing style, which fits with the stout temperament of his characters. He has breathed new life into tra... READ MORE
Louise at Exeter

Synopsis

For countless millennia, no man or beast has ever succeeded in breaching the stone gateway into Girdlegard. Until now . . .Abandoned as a child, Tungdil the blacksmith is the only dwarf in a kingdom of men. But when he is sent out into the world to deliver a message and reacquaint himself with his people, the young foundling finds himself thrust into a battle for which he has not been trained. Not only his own safety, but the life of every man, woman and child in Girdlegard depends upon his ability to embrace his heritage. Although he has many unanswered questions, Tungdil is certain of one thing: no matter where he was raised, he is a true dwarf.And no one has ever questioned the courage of the Dwarves.The international bestselling fantasy epic now available in English for the first time.Other books by Markus Heitz:War of the Dwarves The Revenge of the Dwarves The Fate of the Dwarves The Triumph of the DwarvesRighteous Fury Devastating Hate Dark Paths Raging StormAera book's one to ten

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9781841495729
  • Number of pages: 752
  • Weight: 520g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 48 mm

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The Dwarves
The Dwarves
It was a good read but I expected more from it. There seemed to be alot going on at once at times and then other times there was just not enough!!! Though... READ MORE
Jenny
The Dwarves
Sadly, a disappointment
I bought this book after neglecting the fantasy genre for quite a while, but after re-reading another fantasy book I decided I wanted to try something new ... READ MORE
Dagger
The Dwarves
Somewhat disappointing
This book starts well detailing Tungdil's upbringing and his relationship with the humans around him. Slowly the story develops pace and action. The main p... READ MORE
Major Cynic
The Dwarves
Give it a chance.
I bought this book online after picking it up in the store a couple of times and umming and ahhing over it, and after I had ordered it I read some of the o... READ MORE
Leigh Marie
The Dwarves
Couldn't Put It Down!
Its not often that a book gets my attention from the start but this did. The story had me hooked, it was fast paced, packed with detail and gave you a sens... READ MORE
PS79
The Dwarves
fantastic, dwarves at their best
This is a great read, it pulls you in from the start and you are about the characters from the outset. Tungdil and his fighting companions are brilliantly ... READ MORE
flicker
The Dwarves
Disappointed
It was certainly refreshing to read a book from the point of view of a Dwarf. Instead of having them relegated to the fringes as usual, they have their own... READ MORE
samantha stevenson
The Dwarves
Loved it
I see a few negative reviews but I for one LOVED this series I loved the characters, the storyline, the hilarious jokes. I cannot see the typical stereotyp... READ MORE
max weeks
The Dwarves
Rich, Cruel and Humorous
Disclaimer: I might be biased on this matter, as I absolutely love the idea of Dwarves in fantasy and I pick up everything related to them! Oops. The cove... READ MORE
Samuel S.
The Dwarves
Fantastic Read
Enjoyed every page Had difficulty putting it down each time I started.Have just started the sequel and can't wait to get back to it
fabricati
The Dwarves
The start of a truely underated series!
Just gets better and better book after book!
Vyse
The Dwarves
Great for Dwarven Fantasy lovers
Orc, Elves, Dwarves, Magic, Battles, and Blood. If you, like me, are a fan of games like World of Warcraft, or just love Dwarf fantasy- I'm sure you'll r... READ MORE
Savannah Vanmeter