The City of Brass

Author:   S A Chakraborty ,  Soneela Nankani
Publisher:   HarperCollins
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9781509464265


Publication Date:   14 November 2017
Format:   Pre-recorded MP3 player
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Nahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she has power; on the streets of eighteenth-century Cairo, she's a con woman of unsurpassed talent. But she knows better than anyone that the trade she uses to get by-palm readings, zars, healings-are all tricks, sleights of hand, learned skills, a means to the delightful end of swindling Ottoman nobles and a reliable way to survive. But when Nahri accidentally summons an equally sly, darkly mysterious djinn warrior to her side during one of her cons, she's forced to question all she believes. For the warrior tells her an extraordinary tale: across hot, windswept sands teeming with creatures of fire and rivers where the mythical marid sleep, past ruins of once-magnificent human metropolises and mountains where the circling birds of prey are not what they seem, lies Daevabad, the legendary city of brass-a city to which Nahri is irrevocably bound.In Daevabad, behind gilded brass walls laced with enchantments, behind the six gates of the six djinn tribes, old resentments are simmering. A young prince dreams of rebellion. And when Nahri decides to enter this world, she learns that true power is fierce and brutal, that magic cannot shield her from the dangerous web of court politics, that even the cleverest of schemes can have deadly consequences. After all, there is a reason they say to be careful what you wish for ...

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Author:   S A Chakraborty ,  Soneela Nankani
Publisher:   HarperCollins
Imprint:   HarperCollins
ISBN:  

9781509464265


ISBN 10:   1509464263
Publication Date:   14 November 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Pre-recorded MP3 player
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
This item will be ordered in for you from one of our suppliers. Upon receipt, we will promptly dispatch it out to you. For in store availability, please contact us.

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