The Thief: The first book in the Queen's Thief series - Queen's Thief (Paperback)
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The Thief: The first book in the Queen's Thief series - Queen's Thief (Paperback)

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'Megan Whalen Turner is one of my all-time favorite writers' Holly Black

Eugenides, can steal anything - or so he says. Then his boasting lands him in the king's prison, and his chances of escape look slim.

So when the king's magus invites him on a seemingly impossible quest to steal a legendary object and win back his freedom, Gen in no position to refuse.

The magus has plans for his king and his country. Gen has plans of his own . . .

Praise for Megan Whalen Turner

'The Thief books awe and inspire me' Laini Taylor

'Megan Whalen Turner writes vivid, immersive, heartbreaking fantasy' Leigh Bardugo

'Endlessly entertaining, deeply deceptive, and very, very clever' Garth Nix

'Romance, intrigue, mystery, surprises, and sheer beautiful writing' Cassandra Clare

'The world Turner creates is so tangible that not only do I believe in its characters, I almost believe in its gods' Kristin Cashore

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN: 9781529387599
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 220 g
Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 24 mm


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** Praise for Megan Whalen Turner **
The Queen's Thief books awe and inspire me. They have the feel of a secret, discovered history of real but forgotten lands. The plot-craft is peerless, the revelations stunning, and the characters flawed, cunning, heartbreaking, exceptional * Laini Taylor, New York Times-bestselling author of the Daughter of Smoke and Bone novels and Strange the Dreamer *
Megan Whalen Turner writes vivid, immersive, heartbreaking fantasy that will leave you desperate to return to Attolia again and again * Leigh Bardugo, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom *
Megan Whalen Turner's Queen's Thief books are like the characters she creates: endlessly entertaining, deeply deceptive, and very, very clever * Garth Nix, New York Times-bestselling and award-winning author of the Old Kingdom, Keys to the Kingdom, and Seventh Tower series *
Romance, intrigue, mystery, surprises, and sheer beautiful writing * Cassandra Clare, award-winning and New York Times-bestselling author of The Mortal Instruments and Lady Midnight *
Megan Whalen Turner is one of my all-time favorite writers . . . impossible to put down * Holly Black, award-winning and New York Times-bestselling author of The Cruel Prince *
Trust me. Just read it. Then read it again, because it will not be the same river twice * Lois McMaster Bujold, acclaimed and Hugo Award-winning author of the Vorkosigan Saga, the Chalion Series, and the Sharing Knife series *
The world Turner creates is so tangible that not only do I believe in its characters, I almost believe in its gods * Kristin Cashore, award-winning and New York Times-bestselling author of the Graceling Realm series *
A welcome return for a classic, vivid, and immersive fantasy. A novel of intrigue, suspense, adventure, and plenty of surprise * Armadillo Magazine *
Mentioned in the '12 Books to Help You Love Reading Again' * The Atlantic *

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When I saw that Harper Collins India was going to be publishing the first four books in Megan Whalen Turner’s The Thief series here in India with the GORGEOUS new covers, I... More

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“a shaky start to an excellent series”

Written in first person, from Gen’s point of view, this was one of those books where I would have liked to read the POV of other characters or just have a third person narrative. I can’t explain why. It was possibly... More

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“Very enjoyable”

I really enjoyed this book. The world building is interesting, I liked the characters and the writing style appealed to me a lot. As someone who studied the Mycenaeans, I also loved the ways in which the culture and... More

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