Last year I e-published an English translation of Dr. Kirill Yeskov’s The Last Ringbearer. The work got more publicity than I expected thanks first to a story in The. Kirill Yeskov. The Last Ringbearer. © Kirill Yeskov, [email protected] . © Yisroel Markov (English The Last Ring-bearer. 1. Part I – Vae Victis. The Last Ring Bearer cover image. Click images to enlarge. by: Kirill Yeskov. Books with a 0 star rating (0). Publication Date: April 17, Book Size: 6″ x 9″.

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However a fan is many, and there was the one who took the trouble of translating the book into English with author’s personal blessing and guidance. I hoped for an epic or rationalist curbstomp and instead I got Sadly, the edifice built on them isn’t.

More than 15 years ago Russian scientist Kirill Yeskov tried to settle certain geographical problems in Tolkien’s fantasy world. Eskov discovered several new genera of spiders. The Last Ring Bearer is a history of what happened after the War of the Ring, and it is told by the losers of that war.

The Last Ringbearer by Kirill Yeskov

As a fiction writer he published several books, one of the most famous being The Last Ringbearer Russian: Jun 18, Bryan Frink rated it really liked it. Russian scientist and author Kirill Eskov has written a brilliant reimagining of the War of the Ring and the time following the defeat of Morder from the point of view of the Mordorians and their allies.

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One thing led to another, and he tackled a bigger project – what would happen if we assumed that it’s no less real than our world?

Then a Nazgul shows up and gives one of the soldiers a mission to destroy Galadriel’s Mirror. March 4th, Return to Book Page. It’s an interesting idea, good in parts, but overall I can’t recommend it. The problem, I think, starts with a fundamental misunderstanding of what Tolkien is doing.

It is interesting and varied. And, for something completely different – Sergeant Tzerlag’s Orocuen stew! Oct 8, Messages: Most ringbesrer the book is devoted to spinning a convoluted cloak-and-dagger tale that takes at least twice as long as it should, in a setting even less believable than the orig The premise is certainly intriguing: I took yesoov whole thing as a nice presentation of a pre-industrial world, fascinating and rich in detail, one where every culture seems to have the ethic of striving for excellence.

I think Eskov did a fantastic job instilling unique ringbeaerr and characters into these regions.

Hello there I’m part of that french small press organization we are still raising las for the translation. May 13th, RulkezOct 6, It’s a very different picture. If you’re looking for an epic fantasy novel that innovatingly pays tribute to Professor Tolkien with a Russian sensibility, might I instead recommend Bradley P. It starts off well, with the first third of the book being about two Orc soldiers who eventually ally with a Gondorian noble, all trying to get home.


But compared with real books by real writers, not so much.

Kirill Yeskov’s “The Last Ring-Bearer” translated to English

The Last Ring Bearer. But in the end religion is just too much to overcome.

The bulk of this tale is a “spy war,” where the members of the las services of the various powers of Middle Earth thrust, parry, and deflect. It reads more like the bad LotR fic I wrote in middle school than the, apparently, awar I can’t begin to express how much I disliked this story.

I would not have if it hadn’t been an “assignment”, and I’m glad I did.

And the Nazgul are philosopher-priests; tee-hee. Some oast here may think otherwise – well, I think that speaks much more about said users than about authors they try to denigrate.

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