The Darkest Road (Paperback)

By Guy Gavriel Kay

Roc, 9780451458339, 424pp.

Publication Date: June 12, 2001



In the conclusion of Guy Gavriel Kay's critically acclaimed fantasy trilogy, The Fionavar Tapestry, five university students from our world prepare to sacrifice themselves--as they enter into final battle against a power of unimaginable proportions...

About the Author

Guy Gavriel Kay is the internationally bestselling author of more than a dozen novels. His work has been translated into over 30 languages. At the outset of his career Kay assisted in the editorial construction of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Silmarillion. He has also written for the Washington Post, the Globe and Mail, The National Post, and The Guardian, among others, and has spoken at literary events around the world. He was won numerous literary awards, and is the recipient of the International Goliardos Prize for his contributions to the literature of the fantastic. In 2014 he was named to the Order of Canada, the country's highest civilian honour.

Praise For The Darkest Road

“In some ways Kay’s work is more satisfying than Tolkien’s…a highly literate, lovingly detailed work of fantasy.” —Fantasy Review

“Immense scale, literary richness and dazzling heroes.” —Toronto Star