Book by R Scott Bakker
Les informations fournies dans la section « Synopsis » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.
A score of centuries has passed since the First Apocalypse. The No-God has been vanquished and the thoughts of men have turned, inevitably, to more worldly concerns…
Drusas Achamian, tormented by 2,000 year old nightmares, is a sorcerer and a spy, constantly seeking news of an ancient enemy that few believe still exists. Ikurei Conphas, nephew to the Nansur Emperor, is the Exalt-General of the Imperial Army and a military genius. He plots to conquer the known world for his Emperor and dreams of the throne for himself. Maithanet, mysterious and charismatic, is spiritual leader of the Thousand Temples. He seeks a Holy War to cleanse the land of the infidel. Cnaiür, Chieftain of the Utemot, is a Scylvendi barbarian. Rejected by his people, he seeks vengeance against the former slave who slew his father, and disgraced him in the eyes of his tribe.
Into this world steps Anasûrimbor Kellhus, the product of two thousand years of breeding and a lifetime of training in the ways of thought, limb, and face. Steering souls through the subtleties of word and expression, he slowly binds all - man and woman, emperor and slave - to his own mysterious ends. But the fate of men - even great men - means little when the world itself may soon be torn asunder. Behind the politics, beneath the imperialist expansion, amongst the religious fervour, a dark and ancient evil is reawakening. After two thousand years, the No-God is returning. The Second Apocalypse is nigh. And one cannot raise walls against what has been forgotten…
R. Scott Bakker is a student of literature, history, philosophy and ancient languages. He lives in London, Ontario. This is his first novel.
Les informations fournies dans la section « A propos du livre » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.
Description du livre Overlook Books, 2004. Hardcover. État : New. New. There is a slight shelf or time wear. Otherwise new.We Ship Every Day! Free Tracking Number Included! International Buyers Are Welcome! Satisfaction Guaranteed!. N° de réf. du libraire 343087389t
Description du livre Overlook Books 2004-06-03, 2004. Hardcover. État : New. 1585675598 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. N° de réf. du libraire TM-1585675598
Description du livre Overlook Books, 2004. Hardcover. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire 1585675598
Description du livre Hardcover. État : BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW. Fast Shipping. Prompt Customer Service. Satisfaction guaranteed. N° de réf. du libraire 1585675598BNA
Description du livre Overlook Books, 2004. Hardcover. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire P111585675598
Description du livre État : Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. N° de réf. du libraire 97815856755931.0
Description du livre État : Brand New. New. N° de réf. du libraire A568