Shadows of the Short Days

A striking Icelandic debut, set in a world where wild and industrialised magic meet.

Shadows of the Short Days

Shadows of the Short Days

A striking Icelandic debut, set in a world where wild and industrialised magic meet. WELCOME TO REYKJAVÍK Here, people do as they are told. They follow the rules. They stay in line. Citizens are watched over by the flying fortress, and dissidents are vanished deep into the dungeons of the Nine. A CITY OF WONDROUS POWER Sæmundur is a student of magic, hungry for knowledge. Except his dangerous theories have seen him expelled from university. Garún is an outcast artist, rejected by her city simply because of who she is. A SAFE PLACE FOR EVERYONE Both want more from the city they call home. Both will fight against the ruthless police, the masked sorcerers, and the powers that have rejected them. Both will risk everything to change Reykjavík forever. * * * * * * * * * * 'A marvellous, quirky, original fantasy' Joanne Harris, bestselling author of The Strawberry Thief 'one of the most ambitious, intense, original and thrilling debuts I've read in a long time' Grimdark Magazine 'Fresh and exciting: full of dark, demonic, revolutionary shenanigans' Peter Newman, author of The Vagrant

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Shadows of the Short Days
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Alexander Dan Vilhjálmsson
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-25 - Publisher: Hachette UK

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Authors: William HOOKE
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Short Days, Long Shadows
Language: en
Pages: 72
Authors: Sheenagh Pugh
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-14 - Publisher: Seren

In this, her twelfth collection, noted poet Sheenagh Pugh steps into a new, northern landscape, the Shetland Islands, with poems steeped in the wilder weathers and views of rugged coastlines, sweeping sea-vistas and the hardy historical characters who have inhabited these lands. A lovely pared-down spareness and an elegaic quality

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