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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Really fun and intriguing read.

Somehow “the maximum that could last is about four years”. Being the second book in the series, it could stand alone though I wouldn’t recommend reading it without reading On a Pale Horse first.

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: Incarnations of Immortality 2. Although, I wouldnt quite call it a bookshelf. Account Options Sign in. I read the first Immortals series a long time back on a PDF document while in college and since I have set myself on an adventure piesr find these classics fro Mr Anthony Piers may I bow down and congratulate you on your amazing writing.

I might try the next book in the series but I am genuinely surprised pies I remembered this series with any fondness at all, and mortified that I ordered 5 of the books only had 2 of my own to complete the set, with a view to recommending them to the OK, I’m giving up.


The idea has spiked my interest and I’ll be on the lookout for Piers Anthony the next time I’m in a second hand bookstore. Also, George Guidall certainly did an amazing job distinctly voicing the many characters and also reading words backward.

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There are a bunch of little subplots, but absolutely no main plot. Unfortunately, jourglass shelf is starting to bend and because I’m renting this freaked me out. Jul 13, Joan rated it it was ok Shelves: Tipping Hourglass, “then-Norton” meets “now-Norton”. Book two in the Incarnations of Immortality series is about the Incarnation of Time. I got this one from the library in order to entertain myself while on the treadmill. The Note at the end of each book is long, but very worth reading.

The plots of the first two books have been interesting, although I found many drawbacks.

Nov 01, Krissy rated it did not like it Shelves: View all 7 comments. He meets a ghost that requests he impregnate his living wife so that hoyrglass may have an heir. I was somewhat disappointed by this book, although looking at it now, it seems about as good as the previous one, and maybe better in some ways.

With a Tangled Skein. There are whole chapters in this book that contain nothing but pure distraction, offering only minimal connection to the story.

This was all I could stand. Maybe I should catch her. These sections are bad sci-fi, extremely shallow and fun. Audiobook Details Recorded Books, Inc. From inside the book. When the devil enters the picture and begins toying with Norton and altering reality, we soon figure out what Norton’s role is as the Incarnation of Time.


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It can move Chronos forward pink bsaring backward red in time, reverse his personal time to allow him to interact with others greenand pause time for himself or his local area black,which is not a true stasis, as most of the world continues as normal. Kings of the North. Gawain then reappears and offers Norton something else: Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.

However, typically his original memories are accepted as the desirable ones, as one of his major tasks is to make piegs it does not get changed around without adequate reason. I’d never gotten around to reading the eighth in this series I didn’t even know there was an eighth until maybe five At this, Anthony is a master.

Monster has “no head. While time is forward to him, it is backward to anthoby else.

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