The Adamantine Palace (Paperback)
  • The Adamantine Palace (Paperback)
zoom

The Adamantine Palace (Paperback)

(author)
2 Reviews Sign in to write a review
£9.99
Paperback 400 Pages / Published: 01/02/2010
  • Not available

This product is currently unavailable

Email me when available

Stay one step ahead and let us notify you when this item is next available to order

Praised by Joe Abercrombie and Brent Weeks alike - the dragon fantasy that heralded the arrival of an exciting new talent on the fantasy scene

The Adamantine Palace lies at the centre of an empire that grew out of ashes. Once dragons ruled the world and man was little more than prey. Then a way of subduing the dragons through alchemy was discovered and now the dragons are bred to be mere mounts for knights and highly valued tokens in the diplomatic power-players that underpin the rule of the competing aristocratic houses. The Empire has grown fat.

And now one man wants it for himself. A man prepared to poison the king just as he has poisoned his own father. A man prepared to murder his own lover and then bed her daughter. A man fit to be king?

But unknown to him there are flames on the way. A single dragon has gone missing. And even one dragon on the loose, unsubdued and returned to its full intelligence, its full fury, could spell disaster for the Empire.

But because of the actions of one unscrupulous mercenary the rivals for the throne could soon be facing hundreds of dragons ...

Stephen Deas has written a fast moving and action-fuelled fantasy laced with irony, a razor sharp way with characters, dialogue to die for and dragons to die by.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9780575083752
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 332 g
Dimensions: 196 x 131 x 26 mm

You may also be interested in...

Toilet-bound Hanako-kun, Vol. 12
Added to basket
Solo Leveling, Vol. 1 (manga)
Added to basket
Blood of Elves
Added to basket
The Last Wish
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Solo Leveling, Vol. 2
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
A Deadly Education
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.49
Paperback
The Hobbit
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
Daughter of the Moon Goddess
Added to basket
£14.99   £12.99
Hardback
Sword of Destiny
Added to basket
The Handmaid's Tale
Added to basket
Time of Contempt
Added to basket
Piranesi
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.49
Paperback
House of Earth and Blood
Added to basket
The Priory of the Orange Tree
Added to basket
The Song of Achilles
Added to basket

“Treacherous!!”

Well first things first if you don't like dragons then don't bother with this book! The cover is a bit of a giveaway in that respect. Having said that this book is much more than your average fantasy. Its... More

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 20

“Dragon-tastic”

This is a meaty fantasy novel - full of dragons, quests, intregue, priests, kingdoms and double-crossing. The characters are all flawed, but that just makes them more likable. The plot is fast paced, but not too... More

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 15

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.