cover image The Ruby Knight

The Ruby Knight

David Eddings. Del Rey Books, $7.99 (384pp) ISBN 978-0-345-37352-6

Sir Sparhawk and his companions seek the Bhelliom, an antidote to a rare poison administered to Elenia's queen. ``Eddings's delightful style propels the reader along a well-crafted and carefully unfolding course, and even through the few places he falls back on cliches of the genre,'' said PW. (Dec.)