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The House of Shattered Wings

The House of Shattered Wings( )
Author: de Bodard, Aliette
ISBN:978-1-4732-1256-5
Publication Date:Sep 2015
Publisher:Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Imprint:Gollancz
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $45.00
Book Description:

Paris in the aftermath of the Great Magicians War. Its streets are lined with haunted ruins, Notre-Dame is a burnt-out shell, and the Seine runs black, thick with ashes and rubble. Yet life continues among the wreckage. The citizens retain their irrepressible appetite for novelty and distraction, and The Great Houses still vie for dominion over France's once grand capital. House Silverspires, previously the leader of those power games, now lies in disarray. Its magic is...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Fantasy / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.5 x 21.6 cm
Author Biography
de Bodard, Aliette (Author)
Aliette de Bodard was born in the United States, and grew up in France. She studied computer science and applied mathematics at Ecole Polytchnique, one of France's top engineering schools. She began writing fiction to distract herself from her classwork, and completed two novels before finishing her studies. She is a system engineer and writer of speculative fiction. Her works include the Obsidian and Blood trilogy and The House of Shattered Wings. Her short fiction has received two Nebula Awards, a Locus Award, and a British Science Fiction Award.

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