The City (Hardback)
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Hardback Published: 25/04/2013
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Built up over the millennia, layer upon layer, the City is ancient and vast. Over the centuries, it has sprawled beyond its walls, the cause of constant war with neighbouring people and kingdoms, laying waste to what was once green and fertile. And at the heart of the City resides the emperor. Few have ever seen him. Those who have remember a man in his prime and yet he should be very old. Some speculate that he is no longer human, others wonder if indeed he ever truly was. And a small number have come to a desperate conclusion: that the only way to stop the ceaseless slaughter is to end the emperor's unnaturally long life. From the rotting, flood-ruined catacombs beneath the City where the poor struggle to stay alive to the blood-soaked fields of battle where so few heroes survive, these rebels pin their hopes on one man. A man who was once the emperor's foremost general. A man, a revered soldier, who could lead an uprising and unite the City. But a man who was betrayed, imprisoned, tortured and is now believed to be dead...

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9780593070987
Weight: 865 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 46 mm

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“Cracking read!”

Stella Gemmell has emerged onto the fantasy scene with the fantastic novel 'The City'. I loved this book, Gemmell writes with such passion and intricacy, I fell in love with the characters, the world, the... More

Paperback edition
19th June 2014
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“One of the greatest names in fantasy returns.”

Stella Gemmell, the wife of the loved and missed Fantasy author David Gemmell, Makes her solo publishing debut with a masterpiece. The story rolls between multiple characters point of view. An amazingly envisioned... More

Paperback edition
27th April 2014
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“Gemmell does it again.”

This is a great historical fantasy novel, and shows in no uncertain terms that it was a partnership between her late husband and herself in previous novels. Gemmell writes really well and creates a new world.
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Hardback edition
22nd May 2013
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