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Published by Playboy Press Paperbacks in New York, USA .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementGordon D. Shirreffs
SeriesPlayboy Press Fiction
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 772 vol. 6
The Physical Object
Pagination415 p. ;
Number of Pages415
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25209729M
LC Control Number79089959

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Calgaich the Swordsman by Gordon D Shirreffs - book cover, description, publication : Gordon D Shirreffs. Calgaich the Swordsman by Gordon D. Shirreffs A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Calgaich is historical fiction, and it’s supposed to be great old-fashioned swashbuckling with a real Howardian (as in Robert E.) flair. Shirreffs is much better known for his westerns, but in the late ’70s he drafted this for the short lived Playboy fiction press (it was printed in ).   Calgaich the Swordsman Gordon D. Shirreffs Playboy Press Paperbacks, Did you know Playboy used to publish novels? Don’t get the wrong idea; this isn’t like Demon Bitch’s Punishment or The Man From S.T.U.D. in the Orgy at Madame Dracula’s. This is an excellent historical novel dealing with the clash between Celtic barbarians and Roman civilization during the fourth .

It's an excellant tale and like most of it's kind the history is greatly embellished with fantastical details. Calgaich is captured by the Romans here and taken to Rome to fight in the gladatorial arena. He is a madman in battle, becoming "fey" and defeats all his opponents gaining the admiration and devotion of the common Roman people/5. Swordsman. Fantasy. Chapters. Completed. (10 Ratings) Read now. Add To Library. About Chapters. Latest Release: C Aug 29th, In the first year of the Hui Emperor calendar, a battle of life and death broke out in the Quan Jiao city. However, the records of this matter in the history books only recorded a few words. In the w. Jian Wushuang was reborn in adversity. In order to get his revenge, he began to cultivate Heavenly Creation Skill. With the help of the Heaven defying cultivation method, Jian Wushuang gradually grew into a peerless genius from an ordinary practitioner. With a sword in hand, no one is his match. Using his extraordinary Sword Principle, he killed all his opponents and eventually became number. But for Jean Rombaud, the Swordsman of Calais and Elinor, Anne's closest friend, her death catapults them headlong into a desperate race to escape the madness of Mortimer Mandrell. The second book of the 'Swordsman of Calais' series. Length: pages Word Wise: Reviews: 2.

Gordon Donald Shirreffs (Janu – February 9, ) was an American author, known mostly for writing Western and juvenile (young adult) novels. He also wrote a of his novels, Judas Gun and Rio Bravo, were made into movies (Vivo per la tua Morte, Italy, A Long Ride from Hell, in the U.S.A., Oregon Passage ( film), respectively).   His other highly recommended book is Calgaich The Swordsman. This one is reminiscent of Hamlet, whose uncle betrays his father to succeed him as king. Calgaich gets a similar treatment but in Gallic Rome. This one is also fairly big, but highly acclaimed.   Shirreffs must have wanted to take a break from western novels as he wrote a wonderful pirate novel for Fawcett, Captain Cutlass (Fawcett, ) and Calgaich the Swordsman about the same time. Calgaich is an historical set probably from A.D. Calgaich himself is a big, blond Brythonic Celt warrior who hates Romans. A swordsman travels to find riches to save his homeland but in entering Rhondia he gets more than he bargained for. The heir apparent has a lot of half-siblings plotting his death but the biggest danger is are the dark woods of Nimmenwald and its This book is the first I've read by Mel Keegan and I /5(5).