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The latest novel in Robert V.S Redick's stunning and original fantasy epic is a taut race against time that takes the Chathrand across the seas in a desperate bid to stop the sorcerer Arunis unleashing the Swarm of Night. From the mysterious River of Shadows to the Infernal Forest, to the Island Wilderness Pazel and his companions face a phatasmogoric journey through altered relaities, a nightmare journey which offers glimpses of what might have been while taking them into the terror of what is to come. Will Arunis use the cursed Nilstone to end the world? This is a rich fantasy of nightmares and unexpected beauty and is proof positie that Redick is one of the most exciting new talents in fantasy.
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Robert V.S. Redick is in his thirties and works as the editor for the Spanish and French websites of Oxfam America and as an instructor in the International Development and Social Change program at Clark University. Born and raised in Charlottesville, Virginia, he lives in rural western Massachusetts. His unpublished novel CONQUISTADORES was a finalist for the 2002 AWP/THOMAS DUNNE NOVEL AWARD, under the title WILDERNESS.Review:
PRAISE FOR ROBERT V. S. REDICK "Robert Redick is an extraordinary talent.""--New York Times" bestselling author Karen Miller The Red Wolf Conspiracy "This is one terrific read. . . . I can't remember when I've been more enthralled."--Terry Brooks "Masterful storytelling . . . a delight."--"Los Angeles Times" "With comparisons to George R. R. Martin and Philip Pullman, this is highly recommended for all fantasy collections."--"Library Journal "(starred review) The Ruling Sea "Exciting . . . enough plot twists and double-crosses to satisfy the most demanding lovers of suspense . . . Redick's brilliant depiction of the microcosmic world aboard the "Chathrand" will captivate readers."--"Publishers Weekly" "This high-seas adventure has all the ingredients for a good read: a large and diverse cast of characters, magic, deceit, betrayal and unexpected twists."--"RT Book Reviews" "Easily one of the best fantasy nove
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Book Description Gollancz, 2011. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110575081821
Book Description Gollancz, 2011. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0575081821
Book Description Gollancz, UK, 2011. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Ed Miller (illustrator). 1st Edition. Signed, lined and dated by the author. Hand-sketched with a drawing of a sea monster by Ed Miller. In new and unread condition. One of only a handful of copies of the first edition that have been signed, lined with a hand-written quote and dated by the author. Also signed and hand-sketched by the cover artist Ed Miller. Please note, the image shown is for illustrative purposes only, and may not (if sold) be the one you receive. 1st/1st fine/fine. Synopsis : Told with infectious joy and enthusiasm by an immensely talented new writer this is a landmark fantasy debut. The Chathrand - The Great Ship, The Wind-Palace, His Supremacy's First Fancy - is the last of her kind - built 600 years ago she dwarves all the ships around her. The secrets of her construction are long lost. She was the pride of the Empire. The natural choice for the great diplomatic voyage to seal the peace with the last of the Emperor's last enemies. 700 souls boarded her. Her sadistic Captain Nilus Rose, the Emperor's Ambassador and Thasha, the daughter he plans to marry off to seal the treaty, a spy master and six assassins, one hunderd imperial marines, Pazel the tarboy gifted and cursed by his mother's spell and a small band of Ixchel. The Ixchel sneaked aboard and now hide below decks amongst the rats. Intent on their own mission. But there is treachery afoot. Behind the plans for peace lies the shadow of war and the fear that a dead king might live again. And now the Chathrand, having survived countless battles and centuries of typhoons has gone missing. This is her story. Signed by Author and Illustrat. Seller Inventory # 001408
Book Description Gollancz. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0575081821 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0225878