Editorial Reviews. From the Inside Flap. When life seemed pointless to Norton, he accepted the Pinterest. Kindle App Ad. Look inside this book. Bearing an Hourglass (Incarnations of Immortality Book 2) by [Anthony, Piers]. Like On a Pale Horse, this second, complete-in-itself novel of the Incarnations of Immortality is a richly imagined and always fascinating story. And again. Bearing an Hourglass. Front Cover. Piers Anthony. Severn House, Piers Anthony is such a misogynist prick, but he sometimes wrote fun stories. I’d never .

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This is merely one of a number of mind-bending ideas set forth in this story.

However, typically his original memories are accepted as the desirable ones, as houurglass of his major tasks is to make sure it does not get changed around without adequate reason. There are a bunch of little subplots, but absolutely no main plot.

A good sequel to the excellent On a Pale Horse. This continues to be true in re-reading the books, especially after finishing rereading all of them. May 24, Patrick rated it really liked it Shelves: I would have to say the book isnt great on its own, but I’ve been missing the bigger picture – this is a second book of an 8 book series.

Bearing An Hourglass

He manages to trick Norton in order to further his chances of becoming a future world ruler. Let your mind take you to places rarely visited. Piers Anthony’s writing is just I understand why he does, but it just seems like hhourglass these huge gaping holes in the story line that is just ignored, all these holes created by the fact that he lives backwards.


Wielding a Red Sword. Would you like us to take another look at this review? It can, however, be folded up for easy storage, and it still functions just as well.

He also writes under the pseudonym Robert Piers. He dabbles, dawdles, diddles nurse Helga, who doesn’t mention previous – or was hourglasx later?

Time, because of his nature, is the only Incarnation that is actually required to pass along his office at an exact schedule. Butterflies, breezes, oiers paths are innumerable, small decisions add up to infinity.

He would talk about his personal life, his career, his writing process, whatever came to mind. Apr 15, Sarabeth rated it did not like it.

She douses Satan’s amulet with holy water, but too late, minions drop off and cause trouble throughout his journey across all of Time.

Bearing an Hourglass by Piers Anthony

In the end, armed with only the Hourglass, Norton was forced to confront the immense power of Satan directly. Most of the book is Anthony entertaining strange ideas about time paradoxes that belong in a physics hourgglass, not a story. In other places pies are logic questions that are clearly Anthony showing the readers how intelligent he thinks he is.

Feb 10, An Odd1 rated it did not like it. I do believe this is one of Anthony’s better series, but there’s a lot of promise to the series, and for some of the books, a lot of promise and not a lot of I’ve read this book a few times over the years, and I’ll state the same thing at the beginning of reviewing all the I of I books: Anthony had a LOT of fun writing this book, playing around with the ideas of paradox, time travel, alternate realities, terrene and contraterrene worlds, space travel, and the like.

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After much pestering, Chronos finally accepts the position. So, with visions of a splintered wardrobe, tumbled books, dog eared pages to unbend and an angry landlord with a scary mother, I’m moving all my books onto the floor.

He served in the U. He has one male protagonist and hourgllass female protagonist that he writes about constantly. I have to admit I skimmed some of this one Bearing an Hourglass is book 2 of the Incarnations of Immortality series.

The theory for that, along with other time travel blather, is too confusing.

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Maybe I should catch her. Eventually the ghost bourglass another man to do the job, but feels guilt with how Norton has been affected. Speaking of Clotho, why was it that Norton was only in love with the Clotho aspect of fate?

On a Pale Horse was a hard act to follow. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. This being the second book of his I’ve read, I now am saddened by the thought that adolescents and please not adults would become introspective by Pie 2. Norton notes enemy is “similar to our own kind.

There is one instance mentioned where the proposed new officeholder refused the position, and it fell to a nearby seven-year-old boy who happened to pick up the Hourglass.