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Douglas Arthur Hill (6 April – 21 June ) was a Canadian science fiction author, editor . Poisoner [edit]. Blade of the Poisoner (), ISBN -X; Master of Fiends (), ISBN Blade of the Poisoner (Poisoner, book 1) by Douglas Hill – book cover, description, publication history. Dramatisation of the fantasy novel.

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While some might not consider this book as engrossing as I – it is your typical fantasy in basic storyline and characters, not to mention a very quick read – it will always be special to me, and hold a reserved place on my bookshelf. Retrieved from ” https: An avid science fiction reader from an early age, he studied English at the University of Saskatchewan where he earned an Honours B.

Ender rated it it was ok May 13, May 21, Bill Hice rated it really liked it. Dramatisation of the sci-fi fantasy novel.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This is the book that not only introduced me to the genre of fantasy, but also helped me to discover the world of angst. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Published November 1st by Starfire first published January 1st I was absolutely enamored by the book and tried for a long time to get blaee hands on the sequel but somehow could never find it. Aug 08, Aaron rated it liked it.


His most well-known series for younger children appears to have been The Last Legionary quintet. For what is is young adult fantasy it’s pretty good. He is probably best known for The Last Legionary quartet of novels, supposedly produced as the result of a challenge by a publisher to Hill’s complaints about the lack of good science fiction for younger readers.

What’s the Name o In the early s he decided to develop a fantasy trilogy for adult readers; published in The Lightless Dome has the main protagonist of Jared ‘Red’ Cordell, who finds himself transported from contemporary s Earth to a planet where sorcery and Mediaeval style knights and kingdoms exist – he thw that he is apparently descended plisoner or possibly the genetic Doppelganger of a legendary warrior, Red Corodel, who mysteriously disappeared centuries before and who is viewed as the only hope of thwarting a power-crazed sorcerer intent on achieving global tyranny through Apotheosis – poissoner a god.

I found this book, again, in He married fellow writer and U. There was a problem adding your email address. They were divorced in This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat Before starting to write fiction inhe wrote many books on history, science and folklore.

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He lived in Wood Green, London, and died in London after being struck by a bus at a zebra crossing. I loved this and other books by Douglas Hill since childhood. Again the series examines the concept of an individual’s ideals of personal integrity and community responsibility and at what point does altruism piosoner destructive rather than constructive, and also the issues of spin and media manipulation as initially, he enjoys being in his own ‘Conan the Barbarian’ movie and plays on the perks of being mistaken for Red Corodel returned to save the day.


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Curtinparloe rated it really liked it Apr 15, By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Please provide an email hte. He falls in with three people of Talent: Languages Suomi Edit links. In the dungeons-and-dragons tradition, a competently written adventure with nonstop action and little to say beyond its primary level.

It left a major impression. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. About Douglas Arthur Hill.

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This was my first contact with fantasy fiction apart from the fairy tales my grandmothers and aunt told me as a child. Views Read Edit View history.

Mass Market Paperbackpages. Douglas Arthur Hill 6 April — 21 June was a Canadian science fiction author, editor and reviewer. For the professor of horn, see Douglas Hill musician. First broadcast in on BBC Radio 5. Bryan rated it liked it Sep 26,