Under Heaven

April 5, 2011|
Under Heaven by Guy Gavriel Kay
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A Globe and Mail Top 100 Book
A Washington Post Best Fiction Book

Each night for two years Shen Tai has listened to the ghosts of dead soldiers in the darkness outside his isolated cabin. In honour of Tai’s recently deceased father, a celebrated general who led the imperial army in battle here, he has devoted himself to the solitary task of burying the bones left lying by the mountain lake. But as Tai prepares for his return to a brilliant, dangerous court, he receives news of an extraordinary gift. A gift that could change the empire—or end his life.

In Under Heaven, Guy Gavriel Kay tells a story of honour and power, treachery and love, in a setting that evokes the dazzling Tang Dynasty of eighth-century China.

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:Under HeavenFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:736 pages, 7.51 X 4.25 X 1.96 inShipping dimensions:736 pages, 7.51 X 4.25 X 1.96 inPublished:April 5, 2011Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143168754

ISBN - 13:9780143168751

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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