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Alif the Unseen

Author: G Willow Wilson
Publisher: London : Corvus, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fantasy. Welcome to the Empty Quarter, the domain of Djinn, ghouls, demons and the effrit who take the shapes of beasts. You used to walk among us, and we among you. Now things are different. Now we are Unseen. Alif is a half-Arab, half-Indian, 23-year-old hacker working in the Arab Emirates. His job is to provide security to enemies of the Arab states, ranging from pornographers to militant Islamists. Alif has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Adventure fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G Willow Wilson
ISBN: 9780857895660 0857895664 9780857895677 0857895672 9780857895684 0857895680
OCLC Number: 816547819
Description: 431 pages : map ; 22 cm
Responsibility: G. Willow Wilson.

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Winner of the 2013 World Fantasy Award: a compelling and bewitching first novel, perfect for book groups, that mixes old world magic with modern adventure.'G. Willow Wilson has a deft hand with myth  Read more...

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