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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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Linda Hilton
Linda Hilton rated it 4 weeks ago
Starting with a reiteration: Full disclosure here, which may also be on the original 10-page update: I purchased the Kindle edition of this book at full retail price. I follow the author on Twitter, but he does not follow me. We have had a few brief exchanges, but not many. I was introduced to ...
Evaine's Books, Books and More Books
Evaine's Books, Books and More Books rated it 6 months ago
GGK is one of my most favourite authors. I love his writing! It's so beautiful and lyrical and all the while telling a great story with terrific characters. Under Heaven is no exception.Inspired by Chinese history, the Tang Dynasty, this is the story of a young man, Shen Tai, who, as the result of...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 11 months ago
The epic fantasy ends about where you expect it to, but Kay throws in a few surprises that prove his story of light overcoming darkness was a subtle one, too. There is a lot going on in this book and Kay picks up on a lot of Arthurian lore and other Western myths in fleshing out the book, but the ...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 12 months ago
After the dramatic ending to 'The Summer Tree' the series was in need of some breathing space and Kay wisely takes his time in the beginning of 'The Wandering Fire'. Kim using her Seer powers and somehow tapping into the power of the Baelrath, brought the Five home from Fionavar with the help of Hig...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 12 months ago
The Fionavar Tapestry was one of the great reads of my high school years. It spoke to me in ways that Tolkien didn't and in a grand style that was very different than, say, George R.R. Martin's. Reading it again as an adult it holds up very well, but not without some problems. 'The Summer Tree', a...
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