Four Roads Cross: A Novel Of The Craft Sequence

July 26, 2016|
Four Roads Cross: A Novel Of The Craft Sequence by Max Gladstone
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"Sharp, original, passionate." -NPR

Max Gladstone''s Craft Sequence chronicles the epic struggle to build a just society in a modern fantasy world.

The great city of Alt Coulumb is in crisis. The moon goddess Seril, long thought dead, is back--and the people of Alt Coulumb aren''t happy. Protests rock the city, and Kos Everburning''s creditors attempt a hostile takeover of the fire god''s church. Tara Abernathy, the god''s in-house Craftswoman, must defend the church against the world''s fiercest necromantic firm--and against her old classmate, a rising star in the Craftwork world.

As if that weren''t enough, Cat and Raz, supporting characters from Three Parts Dead, are back too, fighting monster pirates; skeleton kings drink frozen cocktails, defying several principles of anatomy; jails, hospitals, and temples are broken into and out of; choirs of flame sing over Alt Coulumb; demons pose significant problems; a farmers'' market proves more important to world affairs than seems likely; doctors of theology strike back; Monk-Technician Abelard performs several miracles; The Rats! play Walsh''s Place; and dragons give almost-helpful counsel.

Set in a phenomenally built world in which lawyers ride lightning bolts, souls are currency, and cities are powered by the remains of fallen gods, Max Gladstone''s Craft Sequence introduces readers to a modern fantasy landscape and an epic struggle to build a just society.


For more from Max Gladstone, check out:

The Craft Sequence
Three Parts Dead
Two Serpents Rise
Full Fathom Five
Last First Snow
Four Roads Cross

MAX GLADSTONE went to Yale, where he wrote a short story that became a finalist in the Writers of the Future competition. He is the author of the Craft Sequence: Three Parts Dead, Two Serpents Rise, Full Fathom Five, Last First Snow, and Four Roads Cross. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Title:Four Roads Cross: A Novel Of The Craft Sequence
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:416 pages, 8.49 X 5.77 X 1.37 in
Shipping dimensions:416 pages, 8.49 X 5.77 X 1.37 in
Published:July 26, 2016
Publisher:Tom Doherty Associates
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780765379429

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