The Drowning City by Amanda Downum

The Drowning City

byAmanda Downum

Kobo ebook | September 1, 2009

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Symir -- the Drowning City. home to exiles and expatriates, pirates and smugglers. And violent revolutionaries who will stop at nothing to overthrow the corrupt Imperial government.

For Isyllt Iskaldur, necromancer and spy, the brewing revolution is a chance to prove herself to her crown. All she has to do is find and finance the revolutionaries, and help topple the palaces of Symir. But she is torn between her new friends and her duties, and the longer she stays in this monsoon-drenched city, the more intrigue she uncovers -- even the dead are plotting.

As the waters rise and the dams crack, Isyllt must choose between her mission and the city she came to save.

Title:The Drowning CityFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 1, 2009Publisher:OrbitLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:031607828X

ISBN - 13:9780316078283

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from A solid debut This is something refreshing; a Fantasy novel that is set in an Asian society, with rain-forests and river spirits, instead of the typical European one. The main character is a Necromancer, and the central plot revolves around rebels fighting an occupation by a hostile government. It is atmospheric, fun to read, and a great start for this series. Recommended.
Date published: 2011-09-29