The Gate Of Ivory
Publish date: January 1992
Publisher: Daw Books
Pages no: 319
Edition language: English
Series: Ivory -3 (#1)
Why have I nevet heard of this book? Awesome. Loved it.
Pace-wise, this is a leisurely story, stretching over more than a year. Theodora - a stranded scholar - is hired by a noble sorceror, Ran, and gets tangled in his business and family affairs while trying to earn a ticket back to her previous planet.This is a story which I like primarily because I l...
thanks hallie and i really liked it alot, am nearly finished and going to read the other two.
The Gate of Ivory, by Doris Egan, is a charming sci-fi novel (first in a series) that was recently recommended as a book with a strong female protagonist. Published in 1989, The Gate of Ivory is the first-person narrative of practical scholar Theodora of Pyrene, stranded on the universe's only magic...
Gosh this was fun. Finished over the course of the in between bits of an otherwise awful day, so maybe the contrast helped. Its actually got quite a lot going on under the surface - theres tragically twisted family dynamics, some intrigue, a smidge of romance, all sorts of thematic stuff on culture,...
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