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Guy Gavriel Kay
Guy Gavriel Kay is the internationally bestselling author of thirteen novels, including most recently Under Heaven and River of Stars. He has been awarded the International Goliardos Prize for his work in the literature of the fantastic and won the World Fantasy Award for Ysabel in 2008. In 2014,... show more



Guy Gavriel Kay is the internationally bestselling author of thirteen novels, including most recently Under Heaven and River of Stars. He has been awarded the International Goliardos Prize for his work in the literature of the fantastic and won the World Fantasy Award for Ysabel in 2008. In 2014, he was named to the Order of Canada, the country's highest civilian honour. His works have been translated into more than twenty-five languages.https://twitter.com/brightweavings The author lives in Toronto.

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The Professor
The Professor rated it 1 month ago
Unforgettable. This year my big authorial find has been Canadian writer Guy Gavriel Kay – or “God” as I now like to call him – who with this and “The Lions Of Al-Rassan” has managed to get me very excited about the storytelling potential of fantastical alt-history. GGK sprinkles fantasy elements ove...
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Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 10 months ago
Tigana is the magical story of a beleaguered country struggling to be free. It is the tale of a people so cursed by the dark sorceries of the tyrant king Brandin that even the very name of their once beautiful home cannot be spoken or remembered. But years after their homeland’s devastation, a handf...
working on my tbr pile
working on my tbr pile rated it 1 year ago
4.5 stars
YouKneeK
YouKneeK rated it 2 years ago
The Lions of Al-Rassan is the second book I’ve read by Guy Gavriel Kay, the first being Tigana. I really enjoy his writing style. One thing in particular that I’ve enjoyed about both books is that they each managed to satisfy my epic fantasy cravings within a single, standalone novel. I enjoy a g...
Tannat
Tannat rated it 2 years ago
Series: Under Heaven #1 Under Heaven is a standalone book that usually gets listed as coming before River of Stars because they both take place in Kitai (Kay’s version of China) and River of Stars takes place after Under Heaven (but at least a couple hundred years after). Under Heaven follows th...
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