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Tales of Nevčr˙on (1979) [Collection]
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In this chronicle of a long-ago land on civilization's brink, possibly in Africa or Asia, young Gorgik is taken slave in childhood, gains his freedom, and goes on to foment a slave revolt. An American Book Award nominee in 1979, Tales of Nevčr˙on's five interlocked stories recount Gorgik's youth, tale-teller Norema's childhood, and the capture of the barbarian Small Sarg, who becomes Gorgik's lover. Among its high points is an astonishing feminist creation myth, narrated by Raven, a masked swordswoman from a matriarchy beyond Nevčr˙on.


  • The Tale of Gorgik
  • The Tale of Old Venn
  • The Tale of Small Sarg
  • The Tale of Potters and Dragons
  • The Tale of Dragons and Dreamers
  • Appendix: Some Informal Remarks Towards the Modular Calculus, Part Three

Original title: Tales of Nevčr˙on
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasy

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Edition #1: Tales of Nevčr˙on

Tales of Nevčr˙on (1979)
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Language: English

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Tales of Nevčr˙on (1988)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Grafton Books
ISBN: 0586202706
Dimensions: 4.4 x 6.8 x 1.1
Pages: 336

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