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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It frustrates me that I just cant accept these for what little they are!

Anthony lets you into his entire world – the personal world of his family, his life, his writing process, the publishing business, pretty much everything that went on in his world while he was writing the book. There are a few instances that connect the book to the first one. With the help of Death ‘Thanatos’ and girlfriend Luna why no marriage?

But, there certainly are gimmicks galore. Fun bits, Bat, Bem, Femme, in overall yawn. Strawberry Reviews rated it it was amazing Shelves: Anthony is very redundant. Aug 07, Jeremy rated it liked it Recommends it for: Unfortunately, the shelf is starting to bend and because I’m renting this freaked me out. Bare-bosomed, giggling, freshly-bathed, soap-slippery, sex-starved, brainless bimbos were all over this book.

Sep 12, Pages. Having little room at my house, I dumped alot of my books on a shelf in a massive internal wardrobe.

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Bearing an Hourglass Paperback book cover. There is one instance mentioned where the proposed new officeholder refused the position, and it fell to a nearby seven-year-old boy who happened to pick up a Hourglass. Position Hourglass, sand changes color.


And though it’s nice to have read book 1, it’s not required. As Norton is no longer fooled by Satan’s illusions, Satan stops trying to exploit him. Norton accepts, and Gawain leads him to the spot where the future office holder of Time, Norton’s predecessor, will pass the hourglass onto Norton. Half-way Pause 2 2 Apr 01, Satan offers Norton the ability to have that power if Norton will grant Satan a favour; to go back in time 20 years and save a man from committing suicide.

I’ll reiterate, for the sake of those I know who swear by this series, that I probably would have enjoyed it when I was younger read: My library Help Advanced Book Search. One clue for those who are yet to read the book, perhaps Merin was Chronos at some point in time.

Time, because of his nature, is the only Incarnation that is actually required to pass along his office at an exact schedule. And Norton, the man who becomes the Incarnation of Time, is no different. He was a well-developed protagonist who was easy to root for, and the idea of Time living his life backward was a good one in fact, it was this idea that got me to pick up the first three books of this se Bearing an Hourglass was a disappointment.

Bearing An Hourglass

Hourglqss 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. Because somebody says so, that’s why.


They have two grown bearng. Feb 06, Melissainau rated it did not like it Recommends it for: I felt like I knew him, and his daughters and horses and the other people and creatures of his world.

It seems that Mr. I am hopeful that the other reviews are right in suggesting that this is the worst book of the series, because the concept is great.

I heard that this is the low point of the series, so I’ll continue on. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. To make a long review longer, a lot of this book is important to the rest of the series, and I do feel as if it’s important to hear each Incarnation’s point of view for the series as a whole, but it’s still my least favorite of the series.

For anyone that isn’t familiar with the series, it’s hourglwss books long and each book focuses on a particular “incarnation of immortality.

Bearing an Hourglass

The second in Piers Anthony incantations of immortality series, this was as imaginative as On a Pale Horsemaybe even more thought went into the story, but it seemed bogged down by the time travel eccentricities. With the other incarnations, Death, Fate, War, and Nature already distracting him, Satan springs anthnoy cunning trap.

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