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City of lies : a poison war novel

Author: Sam Hawke
Publisher: London : Bantam Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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I was seven years old the first time my uncle poisoned me... Jovan wears two faces. Outwardly, he is the lifelong friend of the Chancellor's charming, irresponsible heir. He's quiet. Forgettable even. But in truth he is a master of poisons and chemicals, trained to protect the Chancellor's family. Then there is his sister, Kalina. She hides her frustrations behind a mask of serenity. While other women of the city  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Hawke
ISBN: 1787630129 9781787630123 1787630137 9781787630130
OCLC Number: 1028841472
Description: 559 pages ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Sam Hawke.

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Shortlisted for The Aurealis Award, The Ditmar Award and The Norma K. Trapped and desperate, they soon discover that the society into which they were born and grew up also possesses two faces - for  Read more...

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Sam Hawke does a marvellous job . . . keeping the action tense and the mood fraught, with each plot twist and revelation driving you on to a shocking and satisfying conclusion. City of Lies combines Read more...

 
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