Lens of the World

3 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 59 ratings

Lens of the World Publisher's Summary

Lens of the World is the story of a prodigious life. It recounts the coming of age of Nazhuret, an outcast and orphan who rises from his lowly estate as a ward of the Sordaling military school to become a mighty warrior, philosopher, and confidant of the King of Vestinglon. As he grows, the young man receives outlandish knowledge and is prepared for an entirely exceptional destiny far beyond the narrow confines of his kingdom.

In Lens Of The World, master storyteller R. A. MacAvoy spins a narrative web packed with nuances and mysteries, feverish dreams and unlikely rewards.

©1990 R.A. MacAvoy (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • Lens of the World

    • Lens of the World, Book 1
    • By: R. A. MacAvoy
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Arthur
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    Lens of the World is the story of a prodigious life. It recounts the coming of age of Nazhuret, an outcast and orphan who rises from his lowly estate as a ward of the Sordaling military school to become a mighty warrior, philosopher, and confidant of the King of Vestinglon. As he grows, the young man receives outlandish knowledge and is prepared for an entirely exceptional destiny far beyond the narrow confines of his kingdom.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully told coming of age story

    • By Kat Hooper on 12-13-12

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 2

    • King of the Dead

    • Lens of the World, Book 2
    • By: R. A. MacAvoy
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Arthur
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    An attack by paid assassins sets diminutive philosopher Nazhuret and his lady, Arlin, on the road to Rezhmia, a fearsome neighboring kingdom to which Nazhuret is tied by ancient blood.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • It's more about the journey than the destination.

    • By Katherine on 03-20-15

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 3

    • The Belly of the Wolf

    • Lens of the World, Book 3
    • By: R. A. MacAvoy
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Arthur
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Living in exile with his daughter, a now aged Nazhuret learns of King Rudof's death and journeys back to his homeland to intercede in a rebellion led by an old rival.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A slow, deliberate, contemplative work

    • By Katherine on 03-20-15

    Regular price: $19.95