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Alberich and Friends

by Ian Runcie

  • 158 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Trafford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Literary,
  • music,opera,Wagner,ring-cycle,explanation,philosophy,psychology,leitmotifs,wotan,beyreuth,myth,fantasy,1-4120-2628-8,1412026288,04-0456,040456,runcie,trafford,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11712323M
    ISBN 101412026288
    ISBN 109781412026284
    OCLC/WorldCa56875951

    When he came to the Academy, he had no friends, and his mother was not permitted to contact him, lest she "distract him," or "contaminate his purity of purpose." Alberich had never seen her again, but both of them had known this was the only way for him to live a better life than she had. But her forced maturation, unresolved grief, feelings of isolation, and despair seethe in her with no healthy outlet for quite some time, leading to a disastrous marriage. She never quite outgrows this, but she has more trustworthy friends in later books to share the burden. Weaponsmaster Alberich and Companion Kantor.

    Books Design Food Music & Film Video as the legendary golden trinket forged by Alberich and the Nibelung. As she spoke to friends, her hand passed through the rays of sun slanting through. Alberich is the current keeper of the Great Library of Vancouver. Alberich was born in the Holy Roman Empire and fought for Emperor Maximilian I. When he learned that his wife and son had died from anaemia, he became a drunkard and the town fool. This moved the responsible Nosferatu, who had drained the pair. He gave Alberich the Embrace, but his new childe turned against him when he .

    However, one day he returns to his new home where he is training to find that it has been burnt down and his comrades and mentor dead. He teams up with Alberich, the Weaponsmaster and protagonist from the EXILE books to take revenge on the criminal who killed his friends . as prequels to the three Arrows books - and honestly, I read these after so you can read them either way, but they are linked and you will understand the characters better. For example, I thought Alberich was weird rather than foreign for quite some time until I read the prequels.


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Format: Paperback Ian Runcie's "Alberich and Friends" can satisfy two audiences. First and more obviously, it serves as a neat introduction to the Wagner Ring Cycle for those unfamiliar with it. Second, it provides several interesting insights into the myth 4/5(1).

Ian Runcie's "Alberich and Friends" can satisfy two audiences. First and more obviously, it serves as a neat introduction to the Wagner Ring Cycle for those unfamiliar with it. Second, it provides several interesting insights into the myth and its characters for those already "into" the operas.4/5(1).

This short novel, a novella in actuality, is based on the operas of Wagner's “Ring Cycle” and the Norse and Germanic mythologies that inspired those operas.

There are copious notes as to the intersections and divergences of this story from Wagner's; it is touted as an introduction for those unfamiliar with Wagner's “Ring Cycle.”. Read "Alberich and Friends" by Ian Runcie available from Rakuten Kobo.

In youth, Wotan, chief of the Gods, is interested only in power. In order to obtain absolute power he must fight the evi Brand: Ian Runcie.

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Mythology. Alberich plays a prominent role in the Nibelungenlied, where he is the guardian of the Nibelung's treasure and has the strength of twelve ied overpowers him using his cloak of invisibility (Tarnkappe), after which the dwarf serves the hero.

Siegfried later pulls his beard in mock combat when he arrives unannounced to claim the treasure. This book is the second part of a set of two books in the Valdemar series beginning with Exiles Honour. - Read it first is is a lovely story. To set the time scale, In the first book Princess Selenay was a teenage girl in her father's, King Sendar's, court.

Now she is Queen. Our hero Alberich is now the New weapons s: Alberich - Element: Nature, Rarity: Legendary, Class: Druid, Name: Midsummer's Dream, Mana Speed: Slow, Effect 1: Each fallen ally has a 33% chance to get revived with 23% HP, Effect 2: All allies regenerate HP over 4 turns, Effect 3: All allies regenerate a moderate amount of mana over 4 turns.

It is comprised of a total of 5 books, which were released between the years and Its debut book was released under the title, The Invisible Library. The Tor UK publication released it in the year In this first installment, author Cogman has featured secret agents, forbidden societies, and stolen books.

Das Rheingold (pronunciation (help info); The Rhinegold), WWV 86A, is the first of the four music dramas that constitute Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, (English: The Ring of the Nibelung).It was performed, as a single opera, at the National Theatre Munich on 22 Septemberand received its first performance as part of the Ring cycle at the Bayreuth Festspielhaus, on 13 August.

This book is the first in the duology about Herald Alberich the weapons master during the Arrows of the Queen trilogy. He's originally from Karse the "archenemies" of Valdemar and this book tells the story of how he came to be a herald and a part of the collegium. I loved the book, I was always fascinated by this gruff, slightly stand/5().

This stand-alone novel in the Valdemar series continues the story of prickly weapons-master Alberich. Once a heroic Captain in the army of Karse, a kingdom at war with Valdemar, Alberich becomes one of Valdemar's Heralds.

Despite prejudice against him, he becomes the /5(). A series of center on the Weaponsmaster Alberich and are a prequel to The Heralds of Valdemar series. Exile's Honor (Alberich's Tale, #1). Most books are about him and his music, with varying degrees of emphasis on the music or the action with just a certain casual reference to the life.

There are other books that are hard to classify like Martin Geck’s Richard Wagner: A Life in Music () which is a very useful book but it’s a quite sophisticated conceptual approach. In the last book, we met the devious Alberich, an ex-Librarian hell-bent on destroying the Library.

He and Irene have a score to settle and he isn’t backing down. But Irene’s on the shit list at work, stuck with the more dangerous missions that no one else wants.

The first of four operas to complete Richard Wagner's celebrated Ring Cycle is an epic adventure and fight for power and recognition and it's one of my favourites. Das Rheingold, as it is called in its original language, was first performed in and still surprises with how modern and contemporary many of its ideas feel, while rooted in old German myth/5(4).

Family and Friends 4 Class Family and Friends 4 Class Sign In. Details. Alberich and Friends. Details of my fantasy novel based on Wagner's Ring Cycle: available in print and as an ebook Walking in Sussex.

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Included are: things to see en-route, walks and bus excursions to other London sights using the number 11 .This book is subtitled A Novel of Wagner’s Ring Cycle.

It tells the stor y of the four music-dramas in short novel format and at first sight may seem simply to be an extended synopsis.Actually three books in one: Exile's honor, Exile's valor, and Take a thief. Written later than the Heralds of Valdemar series but takes place prior to those events.

Enjoyed re-reading and it had been such a while it was like a new look at the background to the characters of Alberich and Skif who later make an impact in the Heralds series/5(4).