Tigana

Paperback | May 10, 2016

byGuy Gavriel Kay

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Guy Gavriel Kay's masterful novel about the road to rebellion is an epic filled with intensely realized characters and powerful emotions. An enduring classic of Canadian literature, Tigana is a powerful exploration of memory and lost identity, tyranny and freedom.


Two rival conquerors have divided the Peninsula of the Palm. As the provinces in the peninsula were falling one by one, the sorcerer Brandin made a fateful decision, sending his beloved son to capture the last one. But when that son is killed on the battlefield, Brandin, blinded by grief, avenges his death by ruthlessly vanquishing the resistance and then cursing the people of this province with a dark sorcery--so that the very name of their home cannot be spoken or remembered. Years after that devastation, a handful of men and women set in motion a dangerous plot. Their aim: to overthrow both conquerors, and bring back to the world the lost brightness of an obliterated name--Tigana.

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Guy Gavriel Kay's masterful novel about the road to rebellion is an epic filled with intensely realized characters and powerful emotions. An enduring classic of Canadian literature, Tigana is a powerful exploration of memory and lost identity, tyranny and freedom.Two rival conquerors have divided the Peninsula of the Palm. As the provi...

GUY GAVRIEL KAY is the author of thirteen novels (most recently Children of Earth and Sky), and a book of poetry. He has written book reviews and social and political commentary for the National Post and the Globe and Mail in Canada, and The Guardian in England. Translations of his books have appeared in thirty languages and have been ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:816 pages, 8.3 × 5.3 × 1.7 inPublished:May 10, 2016Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143194070

ISBN - 13:9780143194071

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"A novel and a world to lose yourself in.... Powerful and moving."--Toronto Star

"Thrilling, poignant.... Tigana is a name we won't forget.... A stirring adventure."--Orlando Sentinel

"Boldly complex ... generously populated, intelligently articulated."--USA Today

"Kay has done it again, only better."--The Globe and Mail