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Witchy Kingdom

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en Limba Engleză Hardback – 06 Aug 2019
DRAGONAWARDNOMINATEDSERIES.BothpreviousentriesintheWitchyWarseries,WitchyEyeandWitchyWinter,werenominatedforbestalternatehistorynovelattheDragonAwards.Anencounterwithherfather'sgoddesshasnotturnedouttobetheendforSarahElythariasPenn.Now,withtheImperialfisttightenedaroundhercityofCahokiaandthebeastkindoftheHeronKingravagingacrosstheriver,shemustfindawaytoaccessthepoweroftheSerpentThroneitself--afeat,shehaslearned,thatherfatherneveraccomplished.Tocomplicateherefforts,Cahokia'sMetropolitan,abelovedandcharismaticpriestwhodespisesthegoddessasademon,returnsfromalongpilgrimageandattemptstofinalizetheWisdom-eradicatingreformthatdoggedSarah'sfatherwhenhewasking.Meanwhile,Sarah'sbrotherNathanielandherbrilliantbuterraticservantJacobHopfindtheirstepsdoggedbytheEmperor'sMachiavel,TempleFranklin,astheyhuntinNewAmsterdamforthethirdElythariassibling.IsaiahWilkes,havingfailedtoawakentheEmperorbyremindinghimofhisesotericobligations,nowtravelsnorthindisguisetoseekotheralliestostandagainstthedestroyingstormofthereignofSimonSword.ChigozieUkwu,theShepherdoftheStillWaters,findshispeacefulflockthreatenedandpressedintoadangerousmissionintheserviceofCahokia'swildsistercityZomas,whilehisbrother,theVodunhounganEtienneUkwu,pushestowardafinalshowdownwiththemamelukeassassinsoftheChevalierofNewOrleans.PraiseforWitchyWinter
"ButlerfollowsWitchyEyewithasatisfyingsecondtaleofamagic-filledearlyAmerica....Deepandoldmagicinfluencesbothplacesandcharacters,andthestoryistightlyfocusedonthedeterminedSarah...Fansofepicandalternatehistoricalfantasywillsavorthistaleofwitcheryandintrigue."--PublishersWeekly"Forreaderswholovehistory-basedfantasy,steampunk,orurbanfantasy...thisseriesthatgivesthegenreanewtwist."--BooklistPraiseforWitchyEyeandD.J.Butler:
"...youcan'tstopyourselffromtakinganotherbite...andanother...andanother....Ididn'twanttostopreading....Kudos"--R.A.Salvatore"Excellentbook.Iamimpressedbythecreativityandthedepthoftheworldbuilding.DaveButlerisagreatstoryteller."--LarryCorreia"WitchyEyeisanintricateandimaginativealternatehistorywithacastofcharactersandquirkysituationsthatwouldmakeaDickensnovelproud."--KevinJ.Anderson"Butler'sfantasyisbyturnssardonicandlighthearted;ghoulishshadowsclawintothemostremoteareasandheroismburstsoutofthemostunlikelypeople.Sarahistheepitomeofthedowntroddenherowhorefusestogiveupuntilshegetswhatsheneeds,andherstorywillappealtofantasyreadersofallstripes."--PublishersWeekly"David'saprostoryteller,andyou'reinforagreatride."--LarryDixon"...afascinating,grittily-flavoredworldoflivinglegends.Hurryupandwritethenextone,Dave."--CatRambo"ThisisenchantingI'dlovetoseemore."--MercedesLackey"GoblinMarketmeetsMagicalMusketpunk...Agreatridethatalsomanagestocoversomeseriousculturalterrain."--CharlesE.Gannon"WitchyEyeisabrilliantblendofhistoricalacumenandimagination,atour-de-forcethatisatoncefullofsurprisesandultimatelyheart-warming.Thisisyourchancetodiscoveroneofthefinestnewstarswritingtoday"-DavidFarland"Agritty,engrossingmash-upofhistory,fantasy,andmagic.Desperatecharacterscareenfromplottwisttoplottwistuntilfewareleftstanding."--MarioAcevedo"Captivatingcharacters.Superbworld-building.Awesomemagic.Butlerfusesfantasyandhistoryeffortlessly,creatingafascinatingnewAmericanepic.Nottobemissed"--ChristopherHusberg"A]uniquealternative-historythatisheavilyinfluencebyurbanandtraditionalfantasyandsteepedinthefolkloreoftheAppalachians....Fansofurbanfantasylookingtotakeachanceonsomethingwithatwistonahistoricalsettingmayfindthisnovelworththeirtime."--Booklist
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781481484152
ISBN-10: 148148415X
Pagini: 624
Dimensiuni: 241 x 167 x 47 mm
Greutate: 0.79 kg
Editura: BAEN