Sailing To Sarantium by Guy Gavriel KaySailing To Sarantium by Guy Gavriel Kay

Sailing To Sarantium

byGuy Gavriel Kay

Paperback | April 6, 2010

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Sarantium is the golden city: holy to the faithful, exalted by the poets, jewel of the world and heart of an empire. Artisan Caius Crispus receives a summons from the emperor and sets off on a journey toward the Imperial city. But before Crispin can reach Sarantium, with its taverns and gilded sanctuaries, chariot races and palaces, he must pass through a land of pagan ritual and mysterious danger.

In Sailing to Sarantium, the first volume of the brilliant Sarantine Mosaic, Guy Gavriel Kay weaves an utterly compelling story of the allure and intrigue of a magnificent city and the people drawn into its spell.

GUY GAVRIEL KAY is an international bestselling author. He has been awarded the International Goliardos Prize for his work in the literature of the fantastic, is a two-time winner of the Aurora Award, and won the 2008 World Fantasy Award for Ysabel, a #1 bestseller in Canada. His works have been translated into more than twenty-five la...
Title:Sailing To SarantiumFormat:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 7.5 × 4.28 × 1.36 inPublished:April 6, 2010Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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