Darien / C. F. Iggulden.Material type: TextSeries: Iggulden, Conn. Empire of Salt ; 1.Publisher: London, England : Penguin Books, 2018Copyright date: ©2017Description: vii, 339 pages ; 20 cmContent type:
- 9780718186470 (paperback)
- 0718186478 (paperback)
- 823.92 23
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
Twelve Families. One Throne. An epic new fantasy series of spellbinding imagination. Welcome to the Empire of Salt.
A hunter tasked with murdering a king . . .
An old man compelled to protect him . . .
A young woman's whose true potential has yet to be revealed . . .
As these three strangers make their way towards the very heart of Darien, a creature from the old world appears whose abilities may be the undoing of them all.
Originally published: 2017.
The city of Darien stands at the weary end of a golden age. Twelve families keep order with soldiers and artefacts, spies and memories, clinging to a peace that shifts and crumbles. The people of the city endure what they cannot change. Here, amongst old feuds, a plot is hatched to kill a king. It will summon strangers to the city - Elias Post, a hunter, Tellius, an old swordsman banished from his home, Arthur, a boy who cannot speak, Daw Threefold, a chancer and gambler, Vic Deeds, who feels no guilt - and Nancy, a girl whose talent might be the undoing of them all. As the sun sets, their arrival inside the walls will spark a series of explosive events. Before the sun returns, six destinies will have been made - and lost - in Darien.Welcome to the Empire of Salt, where sword and sorcery are at their finest...