The first in a series of novels set in one of the most extraordinary fantasy settings since Gormenghast -- the vertical city of Thaiburley. From its towering palatial heights to the dregs who dwell in The City Below, it's an incredible creation. When Tom, a teenage street thief from the depths, ventures into the uppermost levels to impress a girl, the last thing he expects to do is witness a murder. Accused of the crime, he must use all of his knowledge of the ancient city to flee certain death. File under: Fantasy [ Tall City / Class Divide / Murder Witness / Assassination ]
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Ian is the proprietor of popular independent publisher, NewCon Press. He is also the chairman of the British Science Fiction Association and a director of Science Fiction Writers of America. He lives in Cambridge with his wife and a vast collection of books.
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Book Description Angry Robot, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007345240