Last year I e-published an English translation of Dr. Kirill Yeskov’s The Last Ringbearer. The work got more publicity than I expected thanks first to a story in The. Kirill Yeskov. The Last Ringbearer. © Kirill Yeskov, [email protected] . © Yisroel Markov (English The Last Ring-bearer. 1. Part I – Vae Victis. The Last Ring Bearer cover image. Click images to enlarge. by: Kirill Yeskov. Books with a 0 star rating (0). Publication Date: April 17, Book Size: 6″ x 9″.

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The Last Ring-Bearer

Presumably it isn’t this way in the award-winning original Russian. Jun 26, Alex rated it really liked it.

For example, hobbits are hardly mentioned, Elves are assholes, Wizards are devious and untrustworthy, Orcs are effective soldiers, Mordor is the secular jewel of the world, the main character is a regular human using science to get things done. April 22nd, May 10th, And at times, this tale comes close to living up to the promise of this premise.

The book could’ve used a proper editor, but the first thing that would’ve gone would have been the beginning that ties the book with LOTR.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. April 19th, Yes, my password is: However the characters are interesting and he works hard to make the position of Morder quite reasonable. Es un libro entretenido. The Hunt for Gollum Born of Hope They come from the backwards, superstitious North where ‘magic’ allows them to rule the day, and they are threatened by the advances in science and technology not to mention rational thinking!


The translation is very awkward as well, with the Middle Earth characters addressing rihgbearer other as “guys”, “broads”, and other jarring, inelegant things.

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Haladdin is chosen as he is a rare individual in whom there is absolutely no magic, and has a tendency to behave irrationally, for example joining the Mordorian army as a medic to impress his girlfriend and almost dying as a result, instead of putting his talents to better use at home in the university. How did the Orocuens know about events no one is supposed to have witnessed? The world is clearly inspired by the Middle Earth, but if that were a crime then dozens of epic fantasy writers would be in jail.

That would’ve left us with a less than mediocre military-spy novel with nothing to separate it from the rest.

Feb 17, Mike rated it really liked it. Eowyn and Faramir were always favourite characters of mine, so it was nice to see them expanded a bit, even if it isn’t canon.

The last third of the book returns to the quest. At this point, nearly four years later, I doubt they’ll make a go of it. Yeskov is discussing a French translation with a French publishing house. I beat you in an honest fight, one on one — so it shall be written in all the history books.

Kirill Yeskov’s “The Last Ring-Bearer” translated to English

His analysis is so accurate and detailed though I did bite the bullet and read it myself last night that I won’t even try to go into any depth about it, other than to say I completely agree that this isn’t worth reading, and that the story isn’t really worthy of the grandeur of the setting, and could easily have been set in any other fictional world like Du I want to thank Terence for putting his soul in my soul’s stead, so to speak, by finding fhe reading oast book for me, so I don’t have to.


For a fan translated free PDF it was pretty good.

This page was last edited on 2 Augustat I can’t find it anywhere online to buy it; yeakov Having no time to spare — at any moment someone might start breaking down the door — Jacuzzi sic made his proposition short and to the point: LavOct 9, The characters are the primary disappointment I had with the book.

Kirill Yeskov’s “The Last Ring-Bearer” translated to English

The Last Ring Bearer is a history of what happened after the War of the Ring, and it is told by the losers of that war. The characters are all paper cutouts it’s not even fair to call them cardboard because they don’t even have that much depth and the plot itself one dimensional.

He is also the author of the book “History of the Earth and its lifeforms”, intended as cutting edge biology textbook for high schools.