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Under Heaven - Guy Gavriel Kay
Under Heaven
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An innovative story of honor and power from the award-winning author of Ysabel. In Under Heaven, Kay tells a story of honor and power, this time in a setting that evokes the dazzling Tang Dynasty of eighth-century China. In recognition of his service to the Emperor of Kitai, Shen Tai has been... show more
An innovative story of honor and power from the award-winning author of Ysabel. In Under Heaven, Kay tells a story of honor and power, this time in a setting that evokes the dazzling Tang Dynasty of eighth-century China. In recognition of his service to the Emperor of Kitai, Shen Tai has been sent a mysterious and dangerous gift: 250 Sardian horses. Wisely the gift comes with the stipulation that the horses must be claimed in person. Otherwise, he would probably be dead already.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780451463890 (0451463897)
ASIN: 0451463897
Publisher: Roc Trade
Pages no: 608
Edition language: English
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4.0 Under Heaven
I wanted to read this for a long time. Story starts with Shen Tai being gifted 250 Sardian horses (a very valuable breed) by a Tagur (a rival kingdom) princess for his work of burying the dead of a great battle between the kingdoms of Kitai and Tagur. Shen Tai had been doing this in memory of his fa...
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5.0 One of my all-time favorites
Sometimes, words fail me when I need them most. Oftentimes, it's because a book is so bad that I don't even know where to begin listing all the problems. In this case, in the case of my very favorite books, the right words just escape me because there's just nothing I can say. Because my simple, stu...
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Wow & wow, oh yeah & don't forget OH MY GOD!!!! I know it seemed to take me forever to get through this book, but that was mainly because it was the type of book that if I couldn't give it at least a couple of hours and 110% of my attention, I didn't want to get into it. This book is so incredibly, ...
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