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Farland, David

Overview
Works: 73 works in 327 publications in 6 languages and 8,470 library holdings
Genres: Fantasy fiction  Fiction  Science fiction  Short stories  Paranormal fiction  Young adult works  Fantasy fiction, American 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3573.O573, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Farland
The Runelords : the sum of all men by David Farland( Book )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantasy novel in which qualities like beauty and wit can be bought, leaving the buyer better looking while the seller becomes ugly. The hero is a warrior king who accumulates as many qualities as possible to become the sum of all men, the ultimate conqueror
Wizardborn by David Farland( Book )

34 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wizardborn continues the story of the struggle of Gaborn, now the Earth King, who has lost his powers but continues to lead his people. He must contend with the threat of the huge, inhuman Reavers, whose myriads Gaborn and his forces must now pursue across the nation. It has become Gaborn's fate to follow, even into the depths. Raj Ahten, the great warlord endowed with the strength and qualities of thousands of men, once the primary threat to Gaborn, now struggles to retain his own empire. His war of conquest thwarted, his very life is now threatened by the Reaver thousands. And a young girl, Averan, who has eaten a Reaver and absorbed some of its memories, becomes a keystone in the search for the dark Reaver lair
Brotherhood of the wolf by David Farland( Book )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heroic prince battles an evil conqueror who has stolen the virtues of thousands of his people. It happens in a land where the powerful appropriate their subjects' intelligence, strength, even wit, leaving them an empty shell
Sons of the oak by David Farland( Book )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of Gaborn, the supernatural Earth King, ignites a revolution sparked by powerful immortal beings who are targeting Gaborn's son Fallion, whose potential power could transform the world
The Wyrmling horde by David Farland( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fallion Orden, son of Gaborn, was imprisoned on a strange and fantastic world that he created by combining two alternate realities. It's a world brimming with dark magic, ruled by a creature of unrelenting evil who is gathering monstrous armies from a dozen planets in a bid to conquer the universe. Only Fallion has the power to mend the worlds, but at the heart of a city that is a vast prison, he lies in shackles. The forces of evil are growing and will soon rage across the heavens. Now, Fallion's allies must risk everything in an attempt to free him from the Wyrmling horde
Chaosbound by David Farland( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of the Runelords has been combined by magic with another parallel world to form a new one, the beginning of a process that may unify all worlds into the one true world. In this follow-up to "The Wyrmling Horde," Borenson has been transformed into a berserker warrior and becomes a pawn in a Byzantine game controlled by supernatural rulers
Worldbinder by David Farland( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fallion and Jaz, the sons of the Earth King Gaborn, are secretly living as fugitives in their own kingdom, hiding from the evil supernatural invaders while waiting to regain their rightful position, until Fallion's actions have unexpected repercussions for all
Worldbinder by David Farland( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the events of Sons of the Oak, Fallion and Jax, the sons of the great Earth King Gaborn, are living as fugitives in their own kingdom, a kingdom newly invaded and secretly controlled by supernatural beings of ultimate evil. The sons are hiding until they can regain their rightful places in the land. Fallion seems destined to heal the world and feels the supernatural calling to act. When he calls on his powers to do so, though, two entire worlds collapse in one, and every living thing on both worlds is transformed into an entirely new being--yet still somehow the same. Evil is certainly still the same and may have influenced this for a terrible purpose
The sum of all men by David Farland( )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantasy novel in which qualities like beauty and wit can be bought, leaving the buyer better looking while the seller becomes ugly. The hero is a warrior king who accumulates as many qualities as possible to become the sum of all men, the ultimate conqueror
Brotherhood of the wolf by David Farland( )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heroic prince battles an evil conqueror who has stolen the virtues of thousands of his people. It happens in a land where the powerful appropriate their subjects' intelligence, strength, even wit, leaving them an empty shell
The lair of bones by David Farland( )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having won a great victory over his longtime foe, Prince Gaborn, the Earth King, must finally defeat Raj Ahten and the Reavers. However, from his underground lair, One True Master is planning her revenge, forcing Gaborn to take the battle into the heart of the enemy
Wizardborn by David Farland( )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wizardborn continues the story of the struggle of Gaborn, now the Earth King, who has lost his powers but continues to lead his people. He must contend with the threat of the huge, inhuman Reavers, whose myriads Gaborn and his forces must now pursue across the nation. It has become Gaborn's fate to follow, even into the depths. Raj Ahten, the great warlord endowed with the strength and qualities of thousands of men, once the primary threat to Gaborn, now struggles to retain his own empire. His war of conquest thwarted, his very life is now threatened by the Reaver thousands. And a young girl, Averan, who has eaten a Reaver and absorbed some of its memories, becomes a keystone in the search for the dark Reaver lair
The wyrmling horde by David Farland( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fallion Orden, son of Gaborn, was imprisoned on a strange and fantastic world that he created by combining two alternate realities. It's a world brimming with dark magic, ruled by a creature of unrelenting evil who is gathering monstrous armies from a dozen planets in a bid to conquer the universe. Only Fallion has the power to mend the worlds, but at the heart of a city that is a vast prison, he lies in shackles. The forces of evil are growing and will soon rage across the heavens. Now, Fallion's allies must risk everything in an attempt to free him from the Wyrmling horde
Worlds of the golden queen by David Farland( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stellar tale of love, adventure, sacrifice, and war set in a fantastic future
Sons of the oak by David Farland( )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaborn, the Earth King, has been traveling far from his home, to strange and unknown places and he finally succumbs to accelerated aging. His death is the signal for a revolution, an attack from the supernatural realms by immensely powerful immortal beings. These forces have discovered that Gaborn's son is the resurrection of an immortal--one whose potential power is so great that he might be able to reorder the entire universe. Fallion's enemies have decided that they must control him or, failing that, destroy him. He is only a child, but he is the heir to Gaborn's kingdom and so must flee to the ends of the earth to avoid the destruction of all that Gaborn accomplished
Sons of the oak by David Farland( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Earth King, Gaborn Val Orden, has roamed to the ends of the known world to preserve his people, but the life-draining powers he has embraced have finally taken their toll. His death leaves his young son Fallion at the mercy of his enemies." "Yet Fallion is no ordinary prince with ordinary enemies, but the reincarnation of an immensely powerful immortal. Known as the torch-bearer, Fallion is fated to engage with an ancient evil across the many ages of his existence. Now, without his father's protection, powerful supernatural forces will seek to prevent him waking to his full powers - and the land of the Runelords will become their battlefield. At stake is not just a single world and Gaborn's hard-won legacy of peace, but the very foundations of creation..."--Back cover
Nightingale by David Farland( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bron Jones was abandoned as a newborn. Thrown into foster care, he is rejected by one family after another, until he meets Olivia, a gifted and devoted high-school teacher who recognizes him for what he really is -- what her people call a "nightingale." But Bron isn't ready to learn the truth. There are secrets that have been hidden from mankind for hundreds of thousands of years, secrets that should remain hidden. Some things are too dangerous to know. Bron's secrets may be the most dangerous of all
Worldbinder by David Farland( )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bestselling epic breaks new ground. After the events of Sons of the Oak, Fallion and Jaz, the sons of the great Earth King Gaborn, are living as fugitives in their own kingdom, newly invaded and secretly controlled by supernatural beings of ultimate evil. The sons are hiding until they can regain their rightful places in the land. Fallion seems destined to heal the world and feels the supernatural calling to act. When he summons his powers to do so, though, two entire worlds collapse into one, and every living thing in both worlds is transformed into an entirely new being-yet still somehow the same. Evil is certainly still the same-and may have influenced all of this for a terrible purpose
L. Ron Hubbard presents writers of the future. the year's thirteen best tales from the Writers of the future international writers' program( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future is here...the future is now! Orson Scott Card, Kevin J. Anderson and Larry Niven have seen the future. Now, you can, too. A constellation of the brightest lights in the Science Fiction and Fantasy firmament have judged these authors to be the best, the brightest, the truest emerging stars in the field. From Alien Invasion to Alternate History, from Cyberpunk to Comic Fantasy to Post-Apocalyptic Worlds, these are the winning writers who have mastered every version and vision of sci-fi and fantasy. Don't be left behind. Get a read on what's next. Celebrate the 31st anniversary of the Writers of the Future contest and the 26th anniversary of the Illustrators of the Future contest #WofF31
The Lair of Bones by David Farland( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Runelords : the sum of all men
Alternative Names

controlled identityWolverton, Dave

Dave Wolverton Amerikaans romanschrijver

Dave Wolverton écrivain américain

Dave Wolverton US-amerikanischer Autor

Farland, Dave 1957-

Farland, David.

Farland, Dėvid 1957-

Волвертон Д

Волвертон Д. 1957-

Волвертон, Дейв

Дейвид Фарланд

Дэйв Волвертон

ファーランド, デイヴィッド

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