Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Baliol, Alexander

(1953-    ) UK writer whose Amulets of Darkness cycle – The Magefire (1990) and The Tears of Ginara (1992) – follows the Quest of a persecuted healer who must recover manuscripts which will prevent the election of a false High King. As he travels, he gathers around him a Seven Samurai-style cadre of Companions with various skills. [JC]

Alexander de Baliol

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This entry is taken from the Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997) edited by John Clute and John Grant. It is provided as a reference and resource for users of the SF Encyclopedia, but apart from possible small corrections has not been updated.