Bearing an Hourglass (Incarnations of Immortality #2)

by Piers Anthony

When life seemed pointless to Norton, he accepted the position as the Incarnation of Time, even though it meant living backward from present topast.

  • Paperback
  • Pages: 372 pages
  • Average Rating: 3.94 out of 5
  • Published October 1984 by Random House Ballantine Del Rey
  • Original Title: Bearing an Hourglass
  • ISBN: 0345313151 (ISBN13: 9780345313157)
  • Edition Language: English
  • Series: Incarnations of Immortality #2
  • Characters: Parry
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  • Norton

When life seemed pointless to Norton, he accepted the position as the Incarnation of Time, even though it meant living backward from present to past. The other seemingly all-powerful incantations of Immortality–Death, Fate, War, and Nature–made him welcome. Even Satan greeted him with gifts. But he soon discovered that the gifts were cunning traps and he had become enmeshed in a complex scheme of the Evil One to destroy all that was good….