Stephen Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson was born in Cleveland on May 13, 1947 to James
R. Donaldson, a medical missionary, and Mary Ruth Reeder, a prosthetist. From the age of
four to sixteen, he lived in India where his father worked with lepers. Donaldson earned
his B.A. degree in 1968 from the College of Wooster (Ohio) and his M.A. in English from
Kent State University in 1971.
The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, The Unbeliever
Lord Foul's Bane
The Illearth War
The Power That Preserves
Thomas Covenant is the author everbody's talking about.
The future looks good and full of promises. Then the chock came to him. He gots leaprous.
He's life torns apart, relatives and friends escapes him in terror. Suicide seems to be
the only way out of it. But again the impossible strikes him. An accident slings him
through time and space to another world, by the inhabitants called "The Land".
Here magical powers are as natural as air and water. He soon realices why he was sent
here, there's a battle going on here against evil beings and their leader "Lord
Foul" who's goal is to destroy the beutiful Land and all its people. Reluctantly he
realices that he's the only one who's got the power to defeat Lord Foul, but his powers
can also destroy the Land as well as saving it. If he can learn to control the power that
he carries he can also defeat Lord Foul.
The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, The Unbeliever