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Trial of flowers : a novel of the City Imperishable

Author: Jay Lake
Publisher: San Francisco : Night Shade Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The City Imperishable's secret master and heir to the long-vacant throne has vanished from a locked room, as politics have turned deadly in a bid to revive the city's long-vanished empire. The city's dwarfs, stunted from spending their childhoods in confining boxes, are restive. Bijaz the Dwarf, leader of the Sewn faction among the dwarfs, fights their persecution. Jason the Factor, friend and apprentice to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Lake
ISBN: 1597800562 9781597800563
OCLC Number: 76162467
Description: 263 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Jay Lake.

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The City Imperishable's secret master and heir to the long-vacant throne has vanished from a locked room, as politics have turned deadly in a bid to revive the city's long-vanished empire. The city's dwarfs, stunted from spending their childhoods in confining boxes, are restive. Bijaz the Dwarf, leader of the Sewn faction among the dwarfs, fights their persecution. Jason the Factor, friend and apprentice to the missing master, works to maintain stability in the absence of a guiding hand. Imago of Lockwood struggles to revive the office of Lord Mayor in a bid to turn the City Imperishable away from the path of destruction. These three must contend with one another as they race to resolve the threats to the city.

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