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Sixteen Ways to Defend a Walled City - K.J. Parker, Ray Sawyer
Sixteen Ways to Defend a Walled City
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This is the story of Orhan, son of Siyyah Doctus Felix Praeclarissimus, and his history of the Great Siege, written down so that the deeds and sufferings of great men may never be forgotten. A siege is approaching, and the city has little time to prepare. The people have no food and no weapons,... show more
This is the story of Orhan, son of Siyyah Doctus Felix Praeclarissimus, and his history of the Great Siege, written down so that the deeds and sufferings of great men may never be forgotten.

A siege is approaching, and the city has little time to prepare. The people have no food and no weapons, and the enemy has sworn to slaughter them all.

To save the city will take a miracle, but what it has is Orhan. A colonel of engineers, Orhan has far more experience with bridge-building than battles, is a cheat and a liar, and has a serious problem with authority. He is, in other words, perfect for the job.
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Format: audiobook
ASIN: B08127T1X3
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Edition language: English
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Fantasy
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Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it
3.0 Door 6 Veterans/Armistice Day Book "Sixteen Ways To Defend A Walled City" by K J Parker
Strong world-building, a few surprises, an original main character but delivered at a pace that dragged. There's a lot to like in this book. It creates a credible empire, with a rich history and a believable social structure. It makes clever use of pre-industrial military technology and military...
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3.0 Sixteen Ways to Defend a Walled City - K.J. Parker
I've read some of this author's books before and happened across this one at the library while I was browsing - to be honest, I was attracted as much by the fact that it was a standalone novel as the plot itself. The basic premise: our protagonist, Orhan, is an engineer who is now in charge of a r...
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