The Glorious Path

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The gods have fled! Now the world of Oerstra, bereft of her divine masters, founders. Remnant humanity, having lost its task, sprawls forth, ever-declining, glutting itself on the gods' once-verdant homeland.
Facing Oerstra's ignoble fate, Talathastro Maslor—a deviant thrust between two feuding demigods and his love for a woman—struggles to redirect history toward a recovery of former glory. More

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About Seth Cooper

Seth Cooper, a lifelong devotee of fantasy and mythology, is a graduate of Mount Saint Mary’s University, having earned a philosophy degree in 2001. He lives by himself in the rural Northern Neck of Virginia where he continues to realize the far-reaching series that begins with The Glorious Path, his debut novel.


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Review by: Jackie M on Dec. 19, 2016 :
If you like fantasy, if you like literature, this book is for you. If you want something with a lot of characters and places, this book is for you. I highly enjoyed The Glorious Path.

Talathastro is a man that does not fit in. This sounds like a lot of other stories. Until, you learn why, and it has a lot to do with man and the gods. As a character, he really lives up to the saying "live dangerously," because, even when enemies are destroying everything he's worked for, he just laughs at how adventurous it all is.

The world of Oerstra is rich in detail, especially the landscape (I had to look up the word "tors"). The characters were unusually complex, but passionate and real.

TGP really pushed me. It made me learn new words, old words, and some from other languages. It made me learn about life, and about myself. I'm going to be thinking about it for a long time. Truly an unforgettable, moving story. It rings with all the best elements of classic fantasy and literature.
(reviewed 17 days after purchase)
Review by: Al Terry on Dec. 2, 2016 :
I read the free sample and had to get the whole thing. Honestly I'm surprised to find a new fantasy novel that doesn't seem like more of the same. Some parts are like LOTR but with a lot of new ideas. Its a weird book yet I like it. I think it's the characters. Most of the characters are quirky, like the dog breeder. But I like seeing that in a story. Awesome book.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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