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Editorial Reviews. From the Inside Flap. When life seemed pointless to Norton, he accepted the Pinterest. Kindle App Ad. Look inside this book. Bearing an Hourglass (Incarnations of Immortality Book 2) by [Anthony, Piers]. Like On a Pale Horse, this second, complete-in-itself novel of the Incarnations of Immortality is a richly imagined and always fascinating story. And again. Bearing an Hourglass. Front Cover. Piers Anthony. Severn House, Piers Anthony is such a misogynist prick, but he sometimes wrote fun stories. I’d never .

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Norton, “jack of any trade, expert at hourglwss, except maybe tale-telling” p 3, hikes in beloved artificial wilderness “always kind to animals” p 4 those are his defining traits?

For example, people moving backwards in time don’t usually say, “emit ni drawkcab gnivom m’I. I promise you it gets better.

Inch-by-inch quasi-science blather makes time travel boring. Norton goes back in time to check out this young man, but after consulting with the other Incarnations, he is informed that this man is the current office holder of the Incarnation of Death Thanatos—in other words, Zane, from the previous novel and that it is Zane’s attempted suicide that brought him to that position.

Feb 06, Melissainau rated it did not like it Recommends it for: I love the premise of this series and I thought the first book was original, well written and a lot of fun.

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Apr 15, Sarabeth rated it did not like it. Just not this book. What can I do? This particular novel focuses on Time or Chronos.


He is a bloke with a one-track-mind. He is also responsible for guaranteeing that the course of history flows as it should. This way, he can continue to see Orlene. Also by Piers Anthony. And the only explanation in the entire series is that Chronos is “mostly immune” to paradox- mostly immune meaning whenever Anthony doesn’t want to explain something, Chronos is hurglass, the rest of the time he’s not immune? Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Bearing an Hourglass Paperback book cover. He would talk about his personal life, his career, his writing process, whatever came to mind. The first story introduced Death to us.

As Chronos, he is obliged to live his life backwards, which makes interaction with other people confusing and difficult. Piers is a self-proclaimed environm Though he spent the first four years of his life in England, Piers never returned to live in his country of birth after moving to Spain and immigrated to America at age six.

Other books in the series. July 29, Imprint: References to this book Computers and Writing: It’s not the fact that the hero is just such a moron.

He finds Orlene three years before they first met. I have no idea where it came from but it was probably an impulse buy from a garage sale or second hand bookstore, which I’m prone to do because I find buying stuff is therapeutic, and buying second hand books is way cheaper than paying a psychiatrist.


Jul 31, Lyn rated it liked it. As Chronos, he is fated to live backwards in time. There are multiple things in the series you’ll miss out on if you don’t read this one.

Bearing an Hourglass

Common terms and phrases Agleh Alicorn amulet antimatter anyway Atropos baby balk Bemme Bems better black hole blaster chamber Chronos Clotho colour course creature cried Damsel demon dragon Dursten Earth Evil Sorceress Excelsia exclaimed eyes favour Femme finger forward Gaea galaxy Gawain ghost glanced globular cluster glow green gunks hand head Hell hole horn hour Hourglass human Incarnation knew Lachesis living backwards Luna magic mean minion monster moved nature never normal Norton agreed Norton asked Norton looked Norton protested Norton sighed Orlene Orlene’s qnthony paused Perhaps person pieharps Piers Anthony planet Prince of Evil Purgatory reality bearign remember reverse ring Satan seemed ship shrugged smiled snake Sning space spaceman Squeeze sure Sword tell tentacles termites Thanatos there’s thing thought threads took touched turned the sand walked wall anthoyn woman.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Now, if you know me, you know that I love stories about time and time travel.

Dec 14, Charlotte English rated it really liked it Shelves: Sometimes the character’s interactions with others are hard to follow, but it is an enjoyable book.