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Is part of The Crucible 2000 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 The Nameless Day
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'The Nameless Day is, according to the ancient pagan calendar of Europe, the one day of the year when the world of mankind and the enigmatic world of the spirits touch. Mid-century the forces of evil slide across the divide and invade Europe.'

Source: fantasticfiction.co.uk (Sighted 14/04/10)

'The Nameless Day opens in 1377. Brother Thomas Neville, a Domincan friar, has arrived in Rome to continue his studies at the St Angelo Friary. Aided by the archangel St Michael, Neville discovers that the world has gone mad. Demons from hell have infected human society at its highest levels and threaten to ensalve mankind. Only by discovering the lost casket of Wynkyn de Worde, a friar who had lived at St Angelo's thirty years earlier, can Neville hope to defeat the demons.

As his journey in search of the lost casket takes him through Europe, Neville quickly realises he is surrounded by demons. They taunt him and tempt him at every opportunity. Neville discovers that the casket has been returned to England, his homeland. Before long he finds himself once more in the company of his childhood friends and allies - Hal Bolingbroke, son of the Duke of Lancaster, his uncle, Ralph Neville, Baron Raby, and the mighty Lancaster himself. While these men aid him, Neville becomes convinced that Raby's mistress, the beautiful Margaret Rivers, is a demon whose only purpose is to tempt him away from God's word. The only problem for Neville, is that Margaret is pregnant with his child ...'

Source: Author's website saradouglass.com (Sighted 14/04/10)

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Notes

  • Dedication: In Memory of My Most Devoted Fan, Michael Goodwin. 10th September 1981 - 16th March 1998

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Voyager , 2000 .
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      Extent: viii, 584p.p.
      ISBN: 0732265185, 0732265711(pbk)
    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Voyager , 2001 .
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      Extent: viii, 694p.p.
      ISBN: 0732265509
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      HarperCollins Australia ,
      2001 .
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      Extent: viii, 584p.p.
      ISBN: 0007108443 (pbk.)
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Tor ,
      2004 .
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      Extent: 448p.
      ISBN: 0765303620
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      Americas,
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      Tor ,
      2005 .
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      Extent: x, 565p.p.
      Edition info: 1st mass market ed.
      ISBN: 9780765342829
Alternative title: Huter der Macht
Language: German
    • Munich,
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      Germany,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Piper ,
      2008 .
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      Extent: 419p.
      Note/s:
      • This German translation of The Nameless Day was published in two parts. This is the first half of this title only. The second half was published with the title Tochter des Krieges.
      ISBN: 9783492701624

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording.

Works about this Work

Untitled Bill Congreve , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 27-28 2001; (p. 222-227)

— Review of Inheritance Simon Brown , 2000 single work novel ; Exile's Return Kate Jacoby , 1998 single work novel ; Voice of the Demon Kate Jacoby , 1999 single work novel ; Black Eagle Rising Kate Jacoby , 2000 single work novel ; Medalon Jennifer Fallon , 2000 single work novel ; Aramaya Jane Routley , 1999 single work novel ; The Nameless Day Sara Douglass , 2000 single work novel
Back to Earth with Women's Science Fantasy Gill Goodman , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , vol. 12 no. 1 2000;

— Review of The Nameless Day Sara Douglass , 2000 single work novel ; Sevenwaters Juliet Marillier , 1999 series - author novel
Something Odd This Way Happens Van Ikin , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23 December 2000; (p. 22)

— Review of The Nameless Day Sara Douglass , 2000 single work novel
Archangels Versus Demons Peter Nicholls , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 225 2000; (p. 43-44)

— Review of The Nameless Day Sara Douglass , 2000 single work novel
Spirit and Human Worlds Collide Colin Steele , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times Sunday Times , 11 June 2000; (p. 54)

— Review of The Nameless Day Sara Douglass , 2000 single work novel
Medieval Mix of Mystery and Magic Vic Crossland , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 16 September 2000; (p. 8)

— Review of Dreaming Down-Under : Book One 1999 anthology short story ; Mystery, Magic, Voodoo and the Holy Grail 2000 anthology short story ; The Nameless Day Sara Douglass , 2000 single work novel
Flight of Fantasy Tim Lloyd , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 13 May 2000; (p. 19)

— Review of The Nameless Day Sara Douglass , 2000 single work novel
Spirit and Human Worlds Collide Colin Steele , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times Sunday Times , 11 June 2000; (p. 54)

— Review of The Nameless Day Sara Douglass , 2000 single work novel
Archangels Versus Demons Peter Nicholls , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 225 2000; (p. 43-44)

— Review of The Nameless Day Sara Douglass , 2000 single work novel
Something Odd This Way Happens Van Ikin , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23 December 2000; (p. 22)

— Review of The Nameless Day Sara Douglass , 2000 single work novel
Mediaeval Magic Dianne Dempsey , 2000 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 27 May 2000; (p. 10)
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