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The City of Brass - S.A. Chakraborty
The City of Brass
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Step into The City of Brass, the spellbinding debut from S. A. Chakraborty—an imaginative alchemy of The Golem and the Jinni, The Grace of Kings, and One Thousand and One Nights, in which the future of a magical Middle Eastern kingdom rests in the hands of a clever and defiant young con artist... show more
Step into The City of Brass, the spellbinding debut from S. A. Chakraborty—an imaginative alchemy of The Golem and the Jinni, The Grace of Kings, and One Thousand and One Nights, in which the future of a magical Middle Eastern kingdom rests in the hands of a clever and defiant young con artist with miraculous healing giftsNahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she h
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ISBN: 9780008239398
Publisher: HarperVoyager
Pages no: 544
Edition language: English
Category:
Fantasy, Adventure, Action
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Lora's Rants and Reviews
Lora's Rants and Reviews rated it
3.5 City of Brass
by Suman Chakraborty It's always a good sign when a story draws me in right away. An Egyptian healer with a natural ability to see sickness in people makes her living making a show of healing as if she were a charlatan. Until one day she calls up something she doesn't expect and suddenly she's inv...
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom rated it
3.0 The City of Brass - S.A. Chakraborty
Recently, I seem to be bouncing off (or at least struggling with) books that other people really love and The City of Brass is sadly no exception to that rule. First off, it's a hefty tome even in paperback and it felt like it was taking forever to read because the first half of the book really drag...
fruitcakes
fruitcakes rated it
5.0 The City of Brass
THIS WAS SO GOOD I READ IT WHILE BRUSHING MY TEETH
Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it
4.0 Great start to a series!
The story picked up in the street markets of Napoleonic Cairo, which was such a fabulous setting that I was sad that all the characters packed off for the titular city (somewhere in the mountains of Iran) after only a few chapters, but then that was so interesting that I didn't mind too much (though...
Just One More Chapter
Just One More Chapter rated it
4.5 In my overly verbose opinion, this is a reverently explored Middle Eastern tale that revolves around a copiously traversed subject matter...Djinn
WOW, I absolutely inhaled this book!! The writing was seamless. The world was devine. The middle did drag a bit but royal politics and in-depth character development can tend to lend itself to this type of dilemma. I decided not to penalise the rating too harshly because of this though I did waiver ...
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