Evil For Evil: The Engineer Trilogy: Book Two - Engineer Trilogy (Paperback)
  • Evil For Evil: The Engineer Trilogy: Book Two - Engineer Trilogy (Paperback)
zoom

Evil For Evil: The Engineer Trilogy: Book Two - Engineer Trilogy (Paperback)

(author)
1 Review Sign in to write a review
£16.99
Paperback 608 Pages / Published: 21/01/2010
  • Not available

Currently unavailable

Email me when available

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

'This is grown-up fantasy blessed with humour, intelligence and... panache. A bravura display of intricate storytelling and artfully-doled-out revelations.' - SFX

'A richly textured and emotionally complex fantasy...Highly recommended.' - Library Journal (Starred Review)

The engineer Ziani Vaatzes designed and built a war. Thousands died as a consequence of his elaborate plan.

The civil servant Manuo Psellus took the decision that started the war. The very foundations of his world are now threatened.

The ruler Duke Valens brought the war on himself. Now he must decide whether to sacrifice his country to save his people.

They embarked on the war for their own reasons, but as it takes on a life of its own they find they've become components in their own machine. And the machine, it seems, has one purpose: to render evil for evil.

The follow-up to Devices and Desires continues to push the boundaries of fantasy fiction in a fast-moving mix of politics, action and intelligent world-building.

Books by K.J. Parker:

Fencer Trilogy
The Colours in the Steel
The Belly of the Bow
The Proof House

Scavenger Trilogy
Shadow
Pattern
Memory

Engineer Trilogy
Devices and Desires
Evil for Evil
The Escapement

Saloninus
Blue and Gold
The Devil You Know

Two of Swords
The Two of Swords: Part 1
The Two of Swords: Part 2
The Two of Swords: Part 3

Novels
The Company
The Folding Knife
The Hammer
Sharps
Savages
Sixteen Ways to Defend a Walled City
My Beautiful Life

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9781841498775
Number of pages: 608
Weight: 428 g
Dimensions: 195 x 129 x 37 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
I have reviewed books before that I thought might someday be found to have achieved greatness.... But I am trying to be precise in my use of the word when I tell you that K.J. Parker is writing work after work that demands to be placed in that category. -- ORSON SCOTT CARD
Brilliant -- LOCUS
When so many fantasy sagas are tired, warmed-over affairs, a writer like K.J. Parker is more of a hurricane than a breath of fresh air. -- DREAMWATCH

You may also be interested in...

The Poppy War
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
House of Earth and Blood
Added to basket
Her Majesty's Royal Coven
Added to basket
Piranesi
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.49
Paperback
The Atlas Six
Added to basket
£16.99   £14.99
Hardback
The Handmaid's Tale
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.99
Paperback
Twin Crowns
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.49
Paperback
A Court of Silver Flames
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.49
Paperback
The Priory of the Orange Tree
Added to basket
She Who Became the Sun
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.49
Paperback
Book of Night
Added to basket
£16.99   £14.99
Hardback

“Strong second in series, but ends on a down note”

Events pretty much continue on as in the first book, with those events now though taking place with the Vadani, Vaatzes continues on his plot to bring down his enemies and previous countrymen with Duke Valens in tow,... More

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 15

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.