Sarantine Mosaic #1 Sailing To Sarantium by Guy Gavriel KaySarantine Mosaic #1 Sailing To Sarantium by Guy Gavriel Kay

Sarantine Mosaic #1 Sailing To Sarantium

byGuy Gavriel Kay

Mass Market Paperback | May 3, 2005

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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. The artisan Caius Crispus accepts a mysterious summons from the emperor and sets off on a journey toward the distant 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 mortal danger.

In this first volume of the 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:Sarantine Mosaic #1 Sailing To SarantiumFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 6.85 × 4.2 × 1.5 inPublished:May 3, 2005Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143051830

ISBN - 13:9780143051831

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Editorial Reviews

"Sailingto Sarantium is an intricatelyplotted, fascinating historical novel and a moving story.Kay’s distinctive prose style always flows smoothly andsometimes reaches strikingly beautiful depths." —TheWinnipeg Free Press"A spellbinding tale ... thechapters speed by as you lose yourself in passages that areindescribably elegant ... Simply one of the most beautifully writtenbooks I have read in ages." —TheEvening Telegram (St.John’s)"Kay at his finest. Sarantiumitself is vast, sumptuous, and dangerous ... Beneath the shiningauthorial handiwork lies something closer to Yeatsian miracle..."—Locus"Sailingto Sarantium confirms, yetagain, Kay’s status as one of our most accomplished andengaging storytellers." —TorontoStar