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    Default Can Someone Help Me Find This Book!?!?!

    Ok, I remember reading about this book or series of books, in which some concepts (such as Life, Death, Good, Evil etc) were real people. I know there were more concepts (7 I think...) and I don't know if those 4 listed ones were actually the concepts, although I know for sure death was one.

    I know this is kind of vague, but any help would be awesome!

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    Ummm Sandman maybe?

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    Incarnations of Immortality by Piers Anthony?

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    Or maybe that Piers Anthony series from the early 80s, Incarnations of Immortality, or something. There was 'On a Pale Horse' for Death, something or other for War, 'Green Mother' for Nature/Earth, etc, etc. I never did get around to finishing the series.

    edit: I see a. non got there before me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by a. non View Post
    Incarnations of Immortality by Piers Anthony?
    Yes...that sounds right...would you recommend it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Salvester View Post
    Yes...that sounds right...would you recommend it?
    I've heard good things about it.

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    It might be worth a shot if you like Piers Anthony. I used to read a lot of his stuff back then so I tried a couple of them but didn't like it enough to carry on with it.

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    Borrowing from Wikipedia for the list to refresh my memory:
    On a Pale Horse (1983) Death
    Bearing an Hourglass (1984) Time
    With a Tangled Skein (1985) Fate
    Wielding a Red Sword (1986) War
    Being a Green Mother (1987) Nature
    For Love of Evil (1988) Evil
    And Eternity (1990) Good
    Under a Velvet Cloak (2007) Night

    I believe I read the first three back in high school. Each book seemed to stand alone and I remember enjoying them, some more than others. I wasn't aware that Piers Anthony had returned to this series with the 8th and apparently final book.

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    There's an eighth book? Huh, interesting. I wonder if it's any good.

    As far as the first seven go, if I'm remembering correctly, the first two are decent and then things descend into fantasy soap opera.
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