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(A book in the Thieves' World series)
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"Great entertainment of epic scope" - Poul Anderson

He is honour-bound to preserve the peace - at any cost...

Falc of Risskor is feared, respected and obeyed throughout the land.

Known as Deathknight, he is an infamous member of the Sons of Ashah - honour-sworn men who preserve the peace had protect the citystates of Sij.

Feared. Respected. Obeyed.

And perhaps hated...

The Deathknight is about to realise just how true that is.

When knights of the Order start being killed, Falc must bring justice and seek revenge on the brutal murderer.

With an unlikely companion and a loyal darg, Falc ventures across the land to seek vengeance, and avoid being killed himself.

On the way, he will have to encounter those who know him, those who hate him, and those who want to kill him. His task is a difficult one, but will Falc uncover the truth and protect the Order?

And what else will he learn along the way?

Deathknight is a gripping fantasy revenge novel from master of the genre Andrew J. Offutt.

Praise for Andrew J Offutt:

"Great entertainment of epic scope" - Poul Anderson

"One of the major players from the sword and sorcery boom from the 70s" - Adventures Fantastic

"Offers a new dimension in heroic fantasy." - Jerry Pournelle

"This is only the first of many adventures to come." - Andre Norton

Andrew Jefferson Offutt was an American science fiction and fantasy author who wrote prolifically under a variety of pseudonyms and genres, including John Cleve, John Denis, Jeff Morehead, and Turk Winter. He is the father of novelist Chris Offutt and professor Jeff Offutt. A sterling author of both science fiction and fantasy, primarily in the subgenre of Sword and Sorcery, he was most active throughout the 1970s and 80s.

Genre: Fantasy

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Used availability for Andrew J Offutt's Deathknight

Paperback Editions

February 1990 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: Deathknight
Author(s): Andrew J Offutt
ISBN: 0-441-14159-5 / 978-0-441-14159-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ace
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Kindle Editions

December 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Deathknight: A Fantasy Revenge Novel
Author(s): Andrew J Offutt
Publisher: Lume Books
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