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The emperor's blades

Author: Brian Staveley
Publisher: New York : Tor, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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The children of an assassinated emperor try to stay alive and avenge their father's death while continuing down their individual life-paths, one in a monastery, another training with elite soldiers, and one appointed a minister determined to prove herself to her people.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Staveley
ISBN: 076533643X 9780765336439 9780765336408 0765336405 9781466828438 1466828439 9781447235828 1447235827 9781447265269 1447265262
OCLC Number: 844728115
Awards: Short-listed for Locus Awards (First Novel) 2015
Winner of David Gemmell Morningstar Award 2015 (UK)
Short-listed for Locus Award Best First Novel 2015 (UK)
Description: 492 pages : map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Brian Staveley.

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The emperor of Annur is dead, slain by enemies unknown. His daughter and two sons, scattered across the world, do what they must to stay alive and unmask the assassins. But each of them also has a  Read more...

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"A complex and richly detailed world filled with elite soldier-assassins, mystic warrior monks, serpentine politics, and ancient secrets. Readers of Sara Douglass's Wayfarer novels and George R.R. Read more...

 
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