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Published August by Del Rey first published January 1st More crying than chuckling in this cu,di. If there was a weakness I would say it is that the main character, Camber, in my opinion was never really fleshed out.

I felt the end came about a bit too quick, but that’s me. It took a while to get into the story, but once I did, I enjoyed it. Mass Market Paperbackpages. Anscom absolves Cinhil’s religious vows, acknowledges him as the legitimate heir to the throne, and presides over his cyldi to Camber’s ward.

The childe Morgan series is good, too, but in a slight different style from the way she wrote the others. I had never heard of Culdo Kurtz, until about a month ago. I read this when it was first released about 40 years ago. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

Camber of Culdi

The implicit condemnation of gays is less frequent, but no more palatable. Open Preview See a Problem? January Learn how and when to remove this template message. Regardless, I’ll be reading the next book as soon as I can get a copy. View all 8 comments. He begs Rhys to seek out his grandson, Prince Cinhil Haldanewho is the last remaining member of the former royal bloodline. You read Katherine Kurtz. Camber and his family are wealthy and powerful yet have a finely h Classic Tale from a Beloved Fantasy World It’s been many years since I’ve read the Deryni books.


Now I’m a little worried about going back even to the first one. This is not to say that Camber and his Deryni are moral in our sense of the word. One has the power, while the other has the numbers When Camber learned that Cinhil Haldane, a descendant of the previous kings, still lived, he realized that the only hope for the kingdom lay in overthrowing Imre and restoring Cinhil to the throne.

Time to go kill the evil king and the good guys Came into this completely cold – had never heard of it or the author it was part of a Humble Bundle. Before continuing their camberr, the seek the counsel of Joram’s father, Earl Camber. The Deryni world is influenced by 10th, 11th, and 12th England, Scotland, and Wales and the story takes place in the kingdom of Gwynedd.

The Legends of Camber of Culdi Trilogy

Trivia About Camber of Culdi This book, the first in the series, sets the scene for rebellion and the transformation of the ruling class during the hunt for the last true Culfi king. I first read this back.


I love this series and it may well be my all-time favorite. There are a few females involved – the evil temptress, the innocent maiden, the sympathetic friend. I came into this book expecting to love it almost as much as I had before.

nerds of a feather, flock together: Reading Deryni: Camber of Culdi

Normal humans were savagely persecuted by the king, whose Deryni ancestors had seized the throne from the rightful human Haldane line a century before. They hap So sometime back in the early s I became aware of Katherine Kurtz’ Deryni books — mostly likely through an article in Dragon Magazine which I read religiouslyalthough I had probably also seen the books on the shelf in the local bookstore. chldi

In some cases, there are more questions than answers. And lacking the Deryni powers, could he hope to overcome the magic of the king? I also think that I would have enjoyed it much more if it had been in audio as I listened to the Kelson arc via audio and really liked it. Read the preview to see how the overall plot continues though! Beyond that, the author paints a picture of life in the dark ages that is fascinating.

This is simply a newly released edition i.