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Darien / C.F. Iggulden.

By: Iggulden, ConnMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Iggulden, Conn. Empire of Salt ; 1.Publisher: London, England : Michael Joseph, 2017Copyright date: �2017Description: vii, 339 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780718186487; 0718186486; 9780718186463; 071818646XSubject(s): Imaginary places -- Fiction | Families -- Fiction | Conspiracies -- FictionGenre/Form: Fantasy fiction. DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: 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 ...
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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.

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 ...

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