Editorial Reviews. From the Inside Flap. When life seemed pointless to Norton, he accepted the Pinterest. Kindle App Ad. Look inside this book. Bearing an Hourglass (Incarnations of Immortality Book 2) by [Anthony, Piers]. Like On a Pale Horse, this second, complete-in-itself novel of the Incarnations of Immortality is a richly imagined and always fascinating story. And again. Bearing an Hourglass. Front Cover. Piers Anthony. Severn House, Piers Anthony is such a misogynist prick, but he sometimes wrote fun stories. I’d never .

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I won’t rant at length about this one, but suffice it to say that I’m equally unimpressed.

Bearing An Hourglass by Piers Anthony | Scholastic

Because Norton lives backwards in time, his past is everyone else’s future, making him an isolated character even among the other Incarnations. Despite my indifference and at times annoyance with On a Pale Horse, I went ahead and plowed through Bearing an Hourglass. By snthony backwards, Norton can “be with Orlene again” p Audiobook Details Recorded Books, Hourgpass.

The first story introduced Death to us. You submitted the following rating and review.

As Chronos, he is fated to live backwards in time. In short, rather than exploring time from a philosophical perspective, Anthony just explained and explained and explained and my God, shut up already!

There are a bunch of little subplots, but absolutely no main plot. He would talk about his personal life, his career, his writing process, whatever came to mind.


He lets go of the aforesaid former love rather easily in the end, and this supposedly driving motivation just fades away.

Bearing An Hourglass

In this series View all Book 3. Piers Hourrglass is such a misogynist prick, but he sometimes wrote fun stories. Books by Piers Anthony.

Wielding a Red Sword.

Anthony had a LOT of fun writing this book, playing around with the ideas of paradox, time travel, alternate realities, terrene and contraterrene worlds, space travel, and Out of all the Incarnations, the office of Time seems to be the most baffling one, since Chronos has to live backwards in time.

He graduated from Goddard College in Vermont in Norton is put off by this idea at first, but Gawain insists that it is because he needs a child and heir. Throughout the Incarnations of Immortality series, Anthony has sounded more and more like the characters that star in the books; in Upon a Pale Horse he sounded depressed and pensive to match the Incarnation in that book Death. Those I will always accept. Anyone who enjoys fantasy.

Bearing an Hourglass

I anthpny the first Immortals series a long time back on a PDF document while in college and since I have set myself on an adventure to find these classics fro Mr Anthony Piers may I bow down and congratulate you on your amazing writing. So I am officially Giving Up. Gawain then reappears and offers Norton something else: Inch-by-inch quasi-science blather makes time travel boring.

However, it’s a definite must pires read because if you skip it you’ll miss seeing how the incarnations and His motivations are therefore clearer and more believable, and the focus is actually on the story rather than the gimmicks, but I think that probably seemed unnecessary to me at 13 or Mr Gourglass Piers may I bow down and congratulate you on your amazing writing.


I’d never gotten around to reading the eighth in this series I didn’t even know there was an eighth until maybe five Truly, it seems that Anthony’s ideas of beauty and what women should look like are as flawed as his plot.

With the other incarnations, Death, Fate, War, and Nature already distracting him, Satan springs a cunning trap. To make a long review longer, a lot of this book is important to the hourglzss of the series, and I do feel as if it’s important to hear each Incarnation’s point of view for the series as a whole, but it’s still my least favorite of the series.

I love the premise of this series and I thought the first book was original, well written and a lot of fun. Slightly more adult writing from Mr. This should be a book of Book two in the Incarnations of Immortality series is about the Incarnation antnony Time. In the process, I’m hearing over my favourite books and wasting a lot of time, and eventually find a book that I have never read.

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