The City of Brass (Hardback)S. A. Chakraborty (author)
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Among the bustling markets of eighteenth century Cairo, the city's outcasts eke out a living swindling rich Ottoman nobles and foreign invaders alike.
But alongside this new world the old stories linger. Tales of djinn and spirits. Of cities hidden among the swirling sands of the desert, full of enchantment, desire and riches. Where magic pours down every street, hanging in the air like dust.
Many wish their lives could be filled with such wonder, but not Nahri. She knows the trades she uses to get by are just tricks and sleights of hand: there's nothing magical about them. She only wishes to one day leave Cairo, but as the saying goes...
Be careful what you wish for.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 790 g
Dimensions: 227 x 159 x 46 mm
'THE CITY OF BRASS is the best adult fantasy I've read since THE NAME OF THE WIND. It's stunning and complex and consuming and fantastic. You must read it' - Sabaa Tahir
'An extravagant feast of a book - spicy and bloody, dizzyingly magical, and still, somehow, utterly believable' - Laini Taylor
'Sumptuous and enthralling'- RJ Barker
'A richly imagined, stunningly immersive book that takes you into a world. You will race to the end of this bold and brilliant debut' - Ausma Zehanat Khan, award-winning author of the THE BLOODPRINT
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