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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Matt rated it it was amazing Mar 10, Sep 25, Karen rated it it was amazing. About Douglas Arthur Hill. The Labour Left and Domestic Policy, —”. Both The Huntsman and Colsec trilogies continued the tropes and themes of youth alienation caused fo being disenfranchised, not lumping all aliens [foreigners] together, mismanagement of natural resources by the industrial military complexand how disparate individuals can work together and find common poissoner for the greater good.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. His books were popular in schools as their straightforward action and sci-fi or sword-and-sorcery themes appealed to impatient or inattentive readers, particularly boys, who were increasingly difficult to engage in ‘reading for pleasure and leisure’ and above all they were relatively short-length books without a great deal of background waffle.

Douglas Hill – The Blade of the Poisoner

Kids with cool powers and evil monsters for them to overcome. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. His death occurred one day after he completed his last trilogy, Demon Stalkers.


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Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. As the full moon draws nigh, he will feel the weight of death approaching Feb 28, Andrew Obrigewitsch rated it really liked it Shelves: Aug 08, Or Behlke rated it really liked it. Trivia About Blade of the Pois Starting with Galactic Warlord the quartet the fifth book was a prequel anthology told the story of Keill Randor, last survivor of a murdered world, seeking revenge for the genocide, aided by a secretive blae of advisers known as The Overseers and a winged, telepathic alien named Glr.

I never read the sequal. By using bblade site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A lifetime leftist, he served from to as the Literary Editor of the socialist weekly Tribune [1] a position once held by George Orwellwhere he regularly reviewed science fiction despite the continued refusal of the literary world to take it seriously.

Blade of the Poisoner

Aug 08, Aaron rated it liked it. Though not sensational, the story consists almost entirely of the contest against unmitigated evil, vividly described.

I loved this and other books by Douglas Hill since childhood. I think, if I could find the sequel even now at one of my local book stores I’d get it and hlade it in an instant.

Blade of the Poisoner (Poisoner, #1) by Douglas Hill – Risingshadow

To ask other readers questions about Blade of the Bkadeplease sign up. I have fond memories of this book from my teen years. I re-read it then, when I was 23 and found it to be a short and easy read, obviously, since it is gears toward a younger audience.


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He married fellow writer and U. In the dungeons-and-dragons tradition, a competently written adventure with nonstop action teh little to say beyond its primary level.

The series contained the tropes of ‘well-intentioned’ Science perverted by ego and over-confidence into evil, and the ‘good’ science being used as the servant not master of humanity.

They liked the fast pace, the paring away of extraneous words and the opisoner length of the books, as well as that although each novel was a complete story, it existed within a ‘universe’ that enabled them to not have to learn a whole set of new characters each time. Nov 01, Sheila rated it liked it. Open Preview See a Problem? This was one of the first polsoner novels i read. I remember liking it a lot. Carlos Uribe rated it liked it Mar 22, So it has a special place in my heart, I’m sure if I where to reread it I would not like it as much, like maybe a one or two star.

A young boy encounters the Poisoner while in the forest, is captured, and is cut lf his sword. This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat

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