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Irvine, Ian 1950-

Overview
Works: 115 works in 437 publications in 4 languages and 5,585 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  War stories  Epic fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9619.3.I725, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ian Irvine
 
Most widely held works by Ian Irvine
Vengeance by Ian Irvine( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve years ago, two children witnessed a murder that still haunts them as adults. Tali, a slave girl in subterranean Cython, saw her mother's head hacked open and something taken from inside. Rix, boy heir to the biggest fortune in Hightspall, watched two shrouded figures do the deed. He did not realise they were his parents, acting for a faceless sorcerer. Tali has sworn to bring her mother's murderers to justice, but now she is hunted by a killer who can only be beaten by magic
Justice by Ian Irvine( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The once beautiful land of Hightspall is being carved up by warring armies led by figures from out of legend. One army is headed by the charismatic brute, Axil Grandys, and the other by Lyf, resurrected sorcerer-king and Axil's ancient nemesis. Only the escaped slave Tali and her unreliable magic stand in their way--but Tali's gift grows more painful every time she uses it. As the armies converge on the fateful peak of Touchstone, Tali and her ally Rix must find a way to overcome Lyf and prevent Axil from using the Three Spells that will destroy Hightspall forever."--Page 4 of cover
Rebellion by Ian Irvine( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having disappeared two thousand years ago with the realm's protective magic, Lyf has returned and is determined to wipe Hightspall off the map, and Tali, a slave orphaned by Lyf, holds the key to saving the kingdom
A shadow on the glass by Ian Irvine( Book )

25 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Llian, a Chronicler of the Great Tales, discovers a 3,000 year old secret too dangerous to reveal, while Karan, a young sensitive, is compelled by honor to undertake a dangerous mission
Dark is the moon by Ian Irvine( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 3 of The view from the mirror the mirror__
The tower on the rift by Ian Irvine( Book )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 2 of The view from the mirrorthe mirro_
The last albatross by Ian Irvine( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the brilliant author of the four-volume epic fantasy novel, "The View from the Mirror", comes a thriller about environmental terrorism and global climate change in the near future
The way between the worlds by Ian Irvine( Book )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth book in the series "The view from the mirror"the mirror"_
Vengeance by Ian Irvine( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Cython's underground slave camps, only the timid and obedient survive but Tali is neither of these. In Cython, having magic means the death penalty, and Tali's gift is swelling out of her control. Though no slave has ever escaped, Tali must, for she has sworn to bring her mother's killers to justice
Geomancer by Ian Irvine( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and German and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two hundred years after the Forbidding was broken, Santhenar is locked in war with the lyrinx -- intelligent, winged predators, who will do anything to gain their own world. Despite the development of battle clankers and mastery of the crystals that power them, humanity is losing. Tiaan, a lonely crystal worker in a clanker manufactory, is experimenting with crystal when she begins to have visions. The crystal has woken her latent talent for geomancy, the most powerful and most perilous of the Secret Arts
The curse on the chosen : a tale of the three worlds by Ian Irvine( Book )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After spurning his father, the God-Emperor Jal-Nish, Nish is being hunted across the face of the world. Jal-Nish is determined to hunt Nish down and drag him back to prison, whatever it takes
The destiny of the dead by Ian Irvine( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nish, his battered little troop and his few remaining allies are trapped on the Range of Ruin by the God-Emperor's mighty army. Nish's only choices are a humiliating surrender to his father or a suicidal fight to the death
Chimaera : a tale of the three worlds by Ian Irvine( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and German and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All resistance has been crushed. In a few minutes of overwhelming violence the Councils air-dreadnought fleet has destroyed Fiz Gorgos defences. Xervish Flydd, Irisis and their allies have been condemned to die in a brutal aerial spectacle designed to reinforce Chief Scrutator Ghorrs power and majesty.??Nish is their one remaining hope. But Nish is trapped in a burning watchtower, and hunted by both the scrutators and his former lover, Ullii, whose twin brother he accidentally killed. Before Nish can hope to rescue his friends, he must convince Ullii to spare him, then overcome the most powerful cabal of mancers in the world as well as the Councils four hundred crack guards.??And even if he succeeds, to win the war the allies still have to defeat the scrutators and overthrow Nennifer, the corrupt Councils dread bastion, before the rampaging lyrinx overwhelm all Santhenar
The fatal gate by Ian Irvine( Book )

9 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cruel Merdrun, the greatest warriors in the void, have invaded Santhenar but their portal failed, leaving them stranded. They're desperately trying to regain contact with the summon stone so they can reopen the portal and begin the slaughter of humanity. Llian, hurled through another portal, sees the summon stone wake and knows the allies have but one chance to destroy the Merdrun - though it will involve an alchemical quest that has always ended in ruin, a mad invasion in untested sky ships with untrained pilots and the most unequal battle in all the Histories
Tetrarch : a tale of the three worlds by Ian Irvine( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and German and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santhenar is on its knees. War with the forces from beyond the Void shows no sign of ending. And there is worse to come. The Aachim have invaded with a fleet of formidable battle constructs and the price for their withdrawal is half the globe. The future of the world now rests in the hands of just three flawed individuals: Tiaan, whose knowledge holds the key to a power that can yet destroy all foes; Nish who has sworn to bring the renegade geomancer to justice; and Irisis, whose great talents are hidden even from herself
The fate of the fallen : a tale of the three worlds by Ian Irvine( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After ten years of servitude, Nish is about to be released from the blackest prison of the maimed God-Emperor, Jal-Nish Hlar, his corrupt father. Jal-Nish holds the two sorcerous quicksilver tears, Gatherer and Reaper, and with them controls all of the Secret Art. All opposition having been crushed, he has begun to remake the world in his depraved image." "The only hope of overthrowing him lies in Nish, whom the oppressed peoples of the world see as a messianic figure. They have named him the Deliverer for, as Nish was dragged away to prison a decade ago, he wildly promised to return and cast down his father." "Unfortunately Nish is powerless and without allies. But worse, his father wants Nish to become his lieutenant and become as corrupt as he is. Jal-Nish offers Nish everything he has ever desired and, faced with the unbearable alternative of another ten years in prison, he isn't sure he can resist the temptation."--BOOK JACKET
Alchymist : a tale of the three worlds by Ian Irvine( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Node has failed, rendering humanityÕs battle clankers and the AachimÕs constructs useless. With the battle lost, hordes of alien Lyrinx are swarming from the tar pits of Snizort, intending to fall upon the survivors and destroy them to the last man.??Tiaan, crippled and unable to walk, is held prisoner by the vengeful Vithis, who is determined to extract her geomantic secrets at any cost. For his failings, Nish has been cast out and branded a traitor, while Irisis, accused of high treason, is forced to flee for her life.??The fate of humanity is dependent on the survival of one wily old man, the Scrutator Xervish Flydd. But Flydd has been blamed for the defeat at Snizort and is condemned to die a brutish death as a slave Đ hauling ironclad clankers out of the battlefield mire until his heart bursts under the strain
The headless highwayman by Ian Irvine( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fey Queen, Emajicka, is stealing the children of Grimmery for her Collection. She bathes in their nightmares to relieve her own. There is one nightmare she wants most of all. If Ike had stayed home that Tuesday, he would not have betrayed a princess or robbed a murderous queen. He would not have been tied to an insane imp desperate to eat his liver. He certainly would not have floated across a strange land on an impossible rescue mission, powered by exploding manure
The summon stone by Ian Irvine( Book )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een kwaadaardige tovenaar zoekt via nachtmerries contact met een meisje, om haar wereld te veroveren. Haar moeder doet alles om haar dochter en wereld te beschermen
Torments of the traitor by Ian Irvine( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Torments of the Traitor starts off 10 years after Chimaera. It is known that the trilogy is to centre around Nish and his quest to bring down, his father, the God-Emperor Jal-Nish Hlar. It is also the story of a new character Maelys, who's once great family have hatched a plan for her to rescue Nish from the prison his father has set him in and to seduce him into marrying her, so as to return her family to its former glory. Maelys is a shy, bookish dreamer and has no interest in such a scheme
 
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Dark is the moonThe tower on the riftThe last albatrossThe way between the worldsVengeanceGeomancerThe curse on the chosen : a tale of the three worldsThe destiny of the dead
Alternative Names
Ian Irvine Australisch auteur

Ian Irvine australischer Meeresbiologe und Fantasy-Schriftsteller

Ian Irvine écrivain australien

Ian Irvine escritor australiano

Ирвин, Ян 1950-

Иън Ървайн

Languages
English (207)

German (19)

Dutch (5)

Russian (2)