The Ruling Asharites Of Al Rassan Have Come From The Desert Sands, But Over Centuries, Seduced By The Sensuous Pleasures Of Their New Land, Their Stern Piety Has Eroded The Asharite Empire Has Splintered Into Decadent City States Led By Warring Petty Kings King Almalik Of Cartada Is On The Ascendancy, Aided Always By His Friend And Advisor, The Notorious Ammar Ibn Khairan Poet, Diplomat, Soldier Until A Summer Afternoon Of Savage Brutality Changes Their Relationship Forever.Meanwhile, In The North, The Conquered Jaddites Most Celebrated And Feared Military Leader, Rodrigo Belmonte, Driven Into Exile, Leads His Mercenary Company South.In The Dangerous Lands Of Al Rassan, These Two Men From Different Worlds Meet And Serve For A Time The Same Master Sharing Their Interwoven Fate And Increasingly Torn By Her Feelings Is Jehane, The Accomplished Court Physician, Whose Own Skills Play An Increasing Role As Al Rassan Is Swept To The Brink Of Holy War, And Beyond.Hauntingly Evocative Of Medieval Spain, The Lions Of Al Rassan Is Both A Brilliant Adventure And A Deeply Compelling Story Of Love, Divided Loyalties, And What Happens To Men And Women When Hardening Beliefs Begin To Remake Or Destroy A World.
Guy Gavriel Kay is a Canadian author of fantasy fiction Many of his novels are set in fictional realms that resemble real places during real historical periods, such as Constantinople during the reign of Justinian I or Spain during the time of El Cid Those works are published and marketed as historical fantasy, though the author himself has expressed a preference to shy away from genre categoriz
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- The Lions of Al-Rassan
- Guy Gavriel Kay
- 14 March 2018 Guy Gavriel Kay