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By Sofia Samatar

ISBN-10: 1931520771

ISBN-13: 9781931520775

Jevick, the pepper merchant's son, has been raised on tales of Olondria, land the place books are as universal as they're infrequent in his domestic. while his father dies and Jevick takes his position at the each year promoting journey to Olondria, Jevick's lifestyles is as with reference to ideal as he can think. yet simply as he revels in Olondria's Rabelaisian dinner party of Birds, he's pulled enormously off beam and turns into haunted by way of the ghost of an illiterate younger girl.

In desperation, Jevick seeks assistance from Olondrian monks and fast turns into a pawn within the fight among the empire's strongest cults. but while the rustic shimmers at the cusp of warfare, he needs to face his ghost and research her tale sooner than he has any probability of turning into loose via environment her unfastened: a trial that demanding situations his figuring out of paintings and existence, domestic and exile, and the bounds of that seductive necromancy, reading.

A Stranger in Olondria is a skillful and immersive debut myth novel that draws the reader in deeper and deeper with twists and turns similar to George R. R. Martin and Joe Hill.

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They constantly tempted the men to leap in after them. ” asked Dunk. ” Enojada laughed. “We enjoy our privacy and do not have much contact with the outside world, other than for Blood Bowl. We have few ocean-worthy ships. ” Dunk nodded, but he wasn’t listening any longer. The pod of fishwomen that had just swum through the maelstrom’s wall had captured his attention. 49 12 Dunk followed Spinne and Enojada to where the fishwomen waited for them, sunning themselves on a rock that stood just inside the spinning wall of water.

At the time, Dunk hadn’t thought that he’d missed any of it. Looking back, he could see how his failed attempt to become a dragonslayer had been little more than a death wish for a man with a sick and heavy heart. Now that he’d got his brother back, he was determined never to lose him again. That same sentiment drove his quest for his sister. He would have killed Pegleg if he’d thought that it would get him closer to Kirta, if he’d had no other choice. But he’d thought he’d seen another way and had taken that instead.

Pegleg glanced around to shout an order, but stopped when he spotted Cavre already halfway up the mast. Rotes clambered out of the tiny crow’s nest and slipped down to the deck as the first mate replaced her, grumbling as she went. “There’s nothing in my job description about spotting pirates,” she said. Pegleg ignored her. He gave Cavre a moment to survey the situation through the spyglass that Rotes had left behind. “Report, Mr. ” Dunk watched Pegleg for his reaction. The man went white. ” Dunk asked.

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