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Flesh and fire

Author: Laura Anne Gilman
Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Pocket books hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Jerzy--a young slave who has just begun an apprenticeship to become a Vineart, a mage who can create spell-making wines--must work with his master to stop a plot to complete the work of the dreaded Sin-Washer and rid the world of the last few Vinearts, in the first book of a new trilogy.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Anne Gilman
ISBN: 9781439101414 1439101418 9781439191545 1439191549 9781439126875 1439126879
OCLC Number: 310397605
Awards: Short-listed for Nebula Awards 2009
Description: 374 pages ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Laura Anne Gilman.
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In the first volume in a unique trilogy about a world in which magic derives from the process of winemaking, the young slave Jerzy and his master unearth a plot of such great magnitude and danger  Read more...

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"With a unique, pleasingly consistent magic system...Gilman's coming-of-age tale [becomes] something wholly new.... Vivid, absorbing characters...powerful." -- "Publishers Weekly" (starred review) "A Read more...

 
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