Stephen R. Donaldson is the author of the original six volumes of The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, a landmark in modern fantasy. Every volume, beginning with Lord Foul's Bane in 1977, has been an international bestseller. Donaldson returned to the series with The Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, comprising The Runes of the Earth, Fatal Revenant, Against All Things Ending, and The Last Dark.
"Skillfully crafted characters...Readers who enjoyed the complex characters and layered plots of his Thomas Covenant novels will find similar pleasures in these two tales."--Publishers Weekly
Praise for the Thomas Covenant Chronicles "[A] landmark fantasy saga."--Entertainment Weekly "A trilogy of remarkable scope and sophistication."--Los Angeles Times "The most original fantasy since The Lord of the Rings."--Time Out "I don't think books like this come along more than a few times in a lifetime."--Marion Zimmer Bradley "Will certainly find a place on the small list of true classics."--The Washington Post Book World "Covenant is Donaldson's genius."--The Village Voice