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The dramatic conclusion to Ilario: The Lion's Eye!
Fleeing a surprise treacherous murder attempt, the former King's Freak and would-be painter Ilario has run to Carthage, the city-state under perpetual darkness, in search of freedom. But strange plots are afoot, and a tenuous, complicated alliance with a bookseller-turned-spy will lead Ilario from the shrouded land into tense negotiations and intrigues in seductive, mercurial Venice, from a fraught return to Iberia to a final confrontation with family . . . and destiny.
About the Author
The author of A Secret History, Mary Gentle has written eight books that have won critical acclaim from science fiction and fantasy authors and critics alike. She's completed two Master degrees and is an expert sword-fighter. Her home resides in England
Praise for Ilario: The Stone Golem: A Story of the First History, Book Two…
“winderfully convincing...the intricate plots allow plenty of room for Gentle’s subtle, ironic commentary on politics and gender. -Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“[an] impressive first in a new series from British author Gentle...” -Publishers Weekly (starred review)