Buchreihe: The Divine Cities von Robert Jackson Bennett

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2 Bücher
  1. Band 1: City of Stairs

     (2)
    Ersterscheinung: 09.09.2014
    Aktuelle Ausgabe: 09.09.2014
    The city of Bulikov once wielded the powers of the gods to conquer the world, enslaving and brutalizing millions—until its divine protectors were killed. Now Bulikov has become just another colonial outpost of the world's new geopolitical power, but the surreal landscape of the city itself—first shaped, now shattered, by the thousands of miracles its guardians once worked upon it—stands as a constant, haunting reminder of its former supremacy.

    Into this broken city steps Shara Thivani. Officially, the unassuming young woman is just another junior diplomat sent by Bulikov's oppressors. Unofficially, she is one of her country's most accomplished spies, dispatched to catch a murderer. But as Shara pursues the killer, she starts to suspect that the beings who ruled this terrible place may not be as dead as they seem—and that Bulikov's cruel reign may not yet be over.
  2. Band 2: City of Blades

     (1)
    Ersterscheinung: 26.01.2016
    Aktuelle Ausgabe: 26.01.2016
    A triumphant return to the world of "City of Stairs." A generation ago, the city of Voortyashtan was the stronghold of the god of war and death, the birthplace of fearsome supernatural sentinels who killed and subjugated millions. Now, the city s god is dead. The city itself lies in ruins. And to its new military occupiers, the once-powerful capital is a wasteland of sectarian violence and bloody uprisings. So it makes perfect sense that General Turyin Mulaghesh foul-mouthed hero of the battle of Bulikov, rumored war criminal, ally of an embattled Prime Minister has been exiled there to count down the days until she can draw her pension and be forgotten. At least, it makes the perfect "cover "story. The truth is that the general has been pressed into service one last time, dispatched to investigate a discovery with the potential to change the world--or destroy it. The trouble is that this old soldier isn't sure she's still got what it takes to be the hero."
Über Robert Jackson Bennett
Science-Fiction der neuen Generation: Der 1984 in Baton Rouge (Louisiana) geborene Robert Jackson Bennett hat bereits in seinen Zwanzigern fünf Romane vorgelegt. Zielstrebig hat er nach abgebrochenem Studium und einer ganzen Reihe von unterbezahlten Jobs seine ganz persönliche Ausdrucksform gesucht ...
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