Ged, the greatest sorcerer in all earthsea, was called sparrowhawk in his reckless youth. hungry for power and knowledge, sparrowhawk tampered with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow upon the world. this is the tale of his testing, how he mastered the mighty words of power, tamed an ancient dragon, and crossed death's threshold to restore the balance.
The kaul family is one of two crime syndicates that control the island of kekon. it's the only place in the world that produces rare magical jade, which grants those with the right training and heritage superhuman abilities. the green bone clans of honorable jade-wearing warriors once protected the island from foreign invasion--but nowadays, in a bustling post-war metropolis full of fast cars and foreign money, green bone families like the kauls are primarily involved in commerce, construction, and the everyday upkeep of the districts under their protection.when the simmering
She was magical, beautiful beyond belief—and completely alone...the unicorn had lived since before memory in a forest where death could touch nothing. maidens who caught a glimpse of her glory were blessed by enchantment they would never forget. but outside her wondrous realm, dark whispers and rumours carried a message she could not ignore: "unicorns are gone from the world."aided by a bumbling magician and an indomitable spinster, she set out to learn the truth. but she feared even her immortal wisdom meant nothing in a world where a mad
In the house of helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the titans, a daughter is born. but circe is a strange child - not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power - the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods themselves.threatened, zeus banishes her to a deserted island, where she hones her occult craft, tames wild beasts and crosses paths with many of the
In a far future, post-nuclear-holocaust africa, genocide plagues one region. the aggressors, the nuru, have decided to follow the great book and exterminate the okeke. but when the only surviving member of a slain okeke village is brutally raped, she manages to escape, wandering farther into the desert. she gives birth to a baby girl with hair and skin the color of sand and instinctively knows that her daughter is different. she names her daughter onyesonwu, which means "who fears death?" in an ancient african tongue. reared under the tutelage
This bundle includes assassin’s apprentice (book one), royal assassin (book two) and assassin’s quest (book three).in a faraway land where members of the royal family are named for the virtues they embody, one young boy will become a walking enigma.born on the wrong side of the sheets, fitz, son of chivalry farseer, is a royal bastard cast out into the world friendless and lonely. only his magical link with animals – the old art known as the wit – gives him solace and companionship. but the wit, if used too
This complete collection would be a great gift for any occasion and includes the fifth season, the obelisk gate, and the stone sky.this is the way the world ends for the last time... a season of endings has begun. it starts with the great red rift across the heart of the world's sole continent, spewing ash that blots out the sun. it starts with death, with a murdered son and a missing daughter. it starts with betrayal, and long dormant wounds rising up to fester. this is the stillness, a
For the first time, all five novels in the epic fantasy series that inspired hbo's "game of thrones "are together in one boxed set. an immersive entertainment experience unlike any other, a song of ice and fire has earned george r. r. martin--dubbed "the american tolkien" by "time" magazine--international acclaim and millions of loyal readers. now here is the entire monumental cycle: a game of thronesa clash of kingsa storm of swordsa feast of crowsa dance with dragons winter is coming. such is the stern motto of house stark, the
The golden compass, the subtle knife, and the amber spyglass are available together in one volume perfect for any fan or newcomer to this modern fantasy classic series.these thrilling adventures tell the story of lyra and will—two ordinary children on a perilous journey through shimmering haunted otherworlds. they will meet witches and armored bears, fallen angels and soul-eating specters. and in the end, the fate of both the living—and the dead—will rely on them.phillip pullman’s spellbinding his dark materials trilogy has captivated readers for over twenty years and won acclaim
Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price—and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy kaz brekker. kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. but he can’t pull it off alone. . . .a convict with a thirst for revengea sharpshooter who can’t walk away from a wagera runaway with a privileged pasta spy known as the wraitha heartrender using her magic to survive the slumsa thief with a gift
A masterful epic of magic, politics, war, and the power of love and hate — from the renowned author of the fionavar tapestry and children of earth and sky.tigana is the magical story of a beleaguered land struggling to be free. it is the tale of a people so cursed by the black sorcery of a cruel despotic king that even the name of their once-beautiful homeland cannot be spoken or remembered... but years after the devastation, a handful of courageous men and women embark upon a dangerous crusade to
Includes such stories as - "alice's adventures in wonderland", "through the looking-glass", "sylvie and bruno", "sylvie and bruno concluded", "the hunting of the snark" and the poetry, essays and phantasmagoria along with a collection of the author's miscellaneous writings.