Under HeavenBook - 2010
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A beautiful, complex story with engaging characters that could appeal to both historical fiction and fantasy readers.
SurreyLibraries_Reads Nov 15, 2018
Guy Gavriel Kay is a master of epic historical fantasy. This sweeping novel inspired by Tang Dynasty China tells the story of Shen Tai, the son of a general, who dedicates two years of his life to burying some of the forty thousand casualties of his father’s greatest victory. Tai is rewarded for ... Read More »
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The world could bring you poison in a jewelled cup, or surprising gifts. Sometimes you didn’t know which of them it was.
She wears no perfume, as usual. That makes it easier for her to cross dark courtyards, linger on porticos. Perfume is an announcement, after all. . . . These devices are not difficult for a woman who can think, and with men who don’t realize she can.
This was the court. He had decisions to make, alignments to choose or reject. It would also be useful, he thought wryly, to remain alive. One person here had been trying to kill him.
At least one person.
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