ABOUT THE AUTHORDavid Gemmell (1948-2006) was a bestselling British fantasy author. A former journalist and newspaper editor from west London, Gemmell published his debut novel, Legend, in 1984. The work quickly became a classic, and he went on to write a total of 33 novels. Receiving both commercial and critical acclaim, Gemmell's novels characteristically feature morally grey heroes, fast-paced action sequences and strong themes of honour, courage and redemption. He is widely regarded as one of the finest writers of heroic fantasy. Gemmell died of coronary artery disease while working on Fall of Kings in his home near Hastings in 2006. The novel was completed by his wife Stella Gemmell and published posthumously. Read more...
|Waylander||Druss the Legend|
|The Damned||Other Drenai novels|
|Other Stones of Power novels||Rigante|
|Stand-alone fantasy novels||Crime thrillers|
|“||Legend has all the flaws you expect in a first novel, but it has a heart that wouldn't be bettered by improving its style. I am as proud of that book as I am of anything I've done in my life.||”|
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Druss the Legend was a fierce Drenai warrior and hero who fought in many wars, wielding his enchanted battle-axe Snaga the Sender. His skill in battle earned him a fearsome reputation throughout the world, and he was known by many titles, including the Axeman, the Silver Slayer and Deathwalker. Read more...
DAVID GEMMELL WIKI
The David Gemmell Wiki is a free and collaborative encyclopaedia of the work of David Gemmell. It is not official in any way, but is edited and maintained by a community of dedicated fans working together to create an online repository of all things Gemmell. Although the project is still in its infant stages, we already have 257 articles and new content is being added all the time.