The City of Brass - The Daevabad Trilogy Book 1 (Paperback)S. A. Chakraborty (author)
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Discover this spellbinding debut from S.A. Chakraborty.
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: 380 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 33 mm
'The City of Brass is the best adult fantasy I've read since The Name of the Wind. It's stunning author of An Ember in the Ashes
'An extravagant feast of a book - spicy and bloody, dizzyingly magical, and still, somehow, utterly believable.' - Laini Taylor, author of Strange the Dreamer
'Even a few pages will enmesh you in its magic.' - Robin Hobb
'I raced to the end of City of Brass and can't wait to see what happens next. I'm eager for more adventures in Daevabad.' - Peter V. Brett, bestselling author of The Demon Cycle
'Blends legend and history to create a fascinating world...thoroughly enjoyable.' - SFX
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