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  • However, unlike Brooks who has continued to work in the Shannara universe ever since, Donaldson spent a whole decade trying to stay away from his signature character with works such as Mordant's Need and the superlative Gap series before recently returning to the series, and the bestseller lists, with The Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant.

    SF&F's All-Time Sales List

  • 'Mordant' is the word, I believe: which means that the poor fool bites _you_ to get his teeth into himself. "

    Nicky-Nan, Reservist

  • The Colonel at Firebase Mordant wanted the banyan tree down NOW because an armored regiment of North Vietnamese could camp under, around, and inside it.

    Babies

  • Guests keeping Cork's electro fans happy include shadowy analogue aficionado Ekoplekz who shares the bill with Mordant Music labelmates Shackleton, Vindicatrix and Baron Mordant at Cyprus Avenue on Thursday, which also happens to be St Patrick's Night.

    Clubs picks of the week

  • (* Mordant chortle*) I'd LOVE to hear her delineate in granular detail the protectionist measures she thinks might be necessary.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Mordant and wise, though perhaps too somber for some.

    The Society of Others: Summary and book reviews of The Society of Others by William Nicholson.

  • Little Mordant made a picture of him with large ears, like a well-known domestic animal, and had his own justly boxed for the caricature.

    Dr. Birch and his young friends

  • At least get me to the revised pages by changing the cover letter or all you've done is enrich the post office and further contributed to the perpetual gloom of Mordant the Mail Carrier.

    Archive 2006-03-19

  • Mordant registered the presence to his right just a second too late.

    The Black Angel

  • Mordant raised himself slightly, almost apologetically, as though to indicate that there was a perfectly reasonable explanation for his presence in this place, and for the desecration he was committing, but as soon as he felt certain of his leverage he pushed himself forward and struck out with the flat of the hammer.

    The Black Angel

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  • Unhealthy interest

    July 5, 2009