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Irvine, Ian 1950-

Overview
Works: 137 works in 458 publications in 4 languages and 5,478 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  War stories  Epic fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9619.3.I725, A823.3
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 )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve years ago, two children witnessed a murder that still haunts them as adults. Tali watched as they killed her mother and now, she has sworn revenge. Even though she is a slave. Even though she is powerless. Even though she is nothing in the eyes of those who live above ground, she will find her mother's killers and bring them to justice. Rix watched as his parents murdered a woman for reasons he still doesn't understand. Haunted by this scene, wracked by guilt, he must find a way to live with his family's dark secret. When a chance meeting brings the two together, everything starts to come undone. The secrets of an entire kingdom are uncovered and a villain out of legend returns to throw the realm into chaos. Tali and Rix must learn to trust each other and find a way to save the realm and themselves
Justice by Ian Irvine( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 302 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
A shadow on the glass by Ian Irvine( Book )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 298 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
Rebellion by Ian Irvine( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 292 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
Dark is the moon by Ian Irvine( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 236 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 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 2 of The view from the mirrorthe mirro_
The way between the worlds by Ian Irvine( Book )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the conclusion to this series, Karan, the young Sensitive who holds the Mirror of Aachen, which has the power to heal or permanently destroy the rift between Worlds, is held captive. Her lover, Llian, is in chains, falsely accused of betraying her. With the dark moon rising, the Charon Rulke is unstoppable as he prepares to open the Way between the Worlds
The last albatross by Ian Irvine( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and held by 227 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 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 212 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
Geomancer by Ian Irvine( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and German and held by 202 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 destiny of the dead by Ian Irvine( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 197 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 )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and German and held by 195 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 186 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 )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and German and held by 168 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. Now Tiaan is leading her people in a last desperate stand against the Lyrinx...but if they are to survive she must master her new powers or be destroyed
The fate of the fallen : a tale of the three worlds by Ian Irvine( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 126 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 )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Node has failed, rendering humanity's battle clankers and the Aachim's 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. The fate of humanity is dependent on the survival of one wily old man, the Scrutator Xervish Flydd
The headless highwayman by Ian Irvine( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 90 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 grasping goblin by Ian Irvine( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nightmare Queen has hidden the Book of Grimmery. Without it, Grimmery will fall and its people will become slaves. To fi nd the book, Ike and Mellie need a goblin spell from the forbidden land of Gobbeloon - but Ike makes a disastrous blunder
Torments of the traitor by Ian Irvine( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 77 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
The desperate dwarf by Ian Irvine( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mellie has stolen the unluckiest charm in Wychwold and can't get rid of it. Pook, who has an insane plan to rescue the Collected children, is demanding Ike's help. The demons Nuckl, Spleen and Tonsil are after Ike's innards. And the Fey Queen, Emajicka, is coming to tear his worst nightmare out of him. Only Ike can save Grimmery now."--Cover
 
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A shadow on the glassDark is the moonThe tower on the riftThe way between the worldsThe last albatrossThe curse on the chosen : a tale of the three worldsGeomancerThe 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

يان إيرفين كاتب أسترالي

Languages
English (199)

German (19)

Dutch (5)

Russian (2)