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The Prize in the Game

Walton, Jo

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ISBN 10: 0765302632 / ISBN 13: 9780765302632
Published by Tor Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2002
Condition: Fine - Hardcover
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1st ed/1st pr, SIGNED by the author on the title page. This book is square, solid, unread and without flaws. The boards are solid and unblemished, and the DJ is sharp and protected by a Brodart cover. You'll feel as though you've been wandering over the hills and far away, beyond the fields we know, through faery lands forlorn, once you get this book!!! NOTE: Light evidencf handling to the page sides. Bookseller Inventory # 019220

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Title: The Prize in the Game

Publisher: Tor Books, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine -

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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When a friendly competition leads to the death of a beloved horse and incurs the wrath of the Horse Goddess, the kingdoms of the island of Tir Isarnagiri are doomed to suffer. As the goddess' curse chases them down the years, four friends destined for kingship-Conal, Emer, Darag, and Ferdia-are forced into conflict as their countries build towards war.

Matters are complicated when Emer and Conal fall in love, and dream of escaping together from the machinations of their respective families. But Conal and Ferdia are rivals for the High Kingship of the island, and Conal cannot simply leave. The contest between them will lead to a visionary quest on a mountain sacred to the gods-and terrifying to men.

Yet Emer faces an even greater struggle. For when war finally comes, Emer has two choices: perform her duty to the homeland to which she owes everything, or protect the one she loves and be branded a traitor forever. The path she takes will become the stuff of legend, and forever alter the destiny of Tir Isarnagiri.

Set in the world of Jo Walton's previous novels, The King's Peace and The King's Name, this book takes us to a shining era of dark powers, legendary heroes and passionate loves-all of them ruled by the hand of Fate.

About the Author:

Jo Walton won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer on publication of her debut novel The King's Peace. Her novel Tooth and Claw won the World Fantasy Award. A native of Wales, she lives in Montreal.

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