The City of Brass / S. A. Chakraborty.
Publication year: 2018
Publisher: London : Harper Voyager,
ISBN: 0008239428 9780008239428 :
Discover this spellbinding debut from S.A. Chakraborty.'An extravagant feast of a book - spicy and bloody, dizzyingly magical, and still, somehow, utterly believable' Laini Taylor, Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author Discover this spellbinding debut from S.A. Chakraborty.`An extravagant feast of a book - spicy and bloody, dizzyingly magical, and still, somehow, utterly believable' Laini Taylor, Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling authorAmong the bustling markets of eighteenth century Cairo, the city's outcasts eke out a living swindling rich Ottoman nobles and foreign invaders alike.But alongside this new world the old stories linger. Tales of djinn and spirits. Of cities hidden among the swirling sands of the desert, full of enchantment, desire and riches. Where magic pours down every street, hanging in the air like dust.Many wish their lives could be filled with such wonder, but not Nahri. She knows the trades she uses to get by are just tricks and sleights
Series: The Daevabad Trilogy ; Book 1
544 pages ; 20 cm.
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