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The Resource The boy with the porcelain blade, Den Patrick

The boy with the porcelain blade, Den Patrick

Label
The boy with the porcelain blade
Title
The boy with the porcelain blade
Statement of responsibility
Den Patrick
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An ornate yet dark fantasy, with echoes of Mervyn Peake, Robin Hobb and Jon Courtenay Grimwood. An original and beautifully imagined world, populated by unforgettable characters. Lucien de Fontein has grown up different. One of the mysterious and misshapen Orfano who appear around the Kingdom of Landfall, he is a talented fighter yet constantly lonely, tormented by his deformity, and well aware that he is a mere pawn in a political game. Ruled by an insane King and the venomous Majordomo, it is a world where corruption and decay are deeply rooted - but to a degree Lucien never dreams possible when he first discovers the plight of the 'insane' women kept in the haunting Sanatoria. Told in a continuous narrative interspersed with flashbacks we see Lucien grow up under the care of his tutors. We watch him forced through rigorous Testings, and fall in love, set against his yearning to discover where he comes from, and how his fate is tied to that of every one of the deformed Orfano in the Kingdom, and of the eerie Sanatoria itself
Member of
Summary
Despite being one of the mysterious and misshapen Orfano, Lucien de Fontein is a talented fighter and determined to succeed among the nobility
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10302565
Cataloging source
WWBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Patrick, Den
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The Erebus sequence
Series volume
[1]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Heroes
  • People with disabilities
  • Corruption
  • Imaginary places
  • Kings and rulers
Target audience
adult
Label
The boy with the porcelain blade, Den Patrick
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000054835300
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xi, 321 pages
Isbn
9780575134027
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)894333660
Label
The boy with the porcelain blade, Den Patrick
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000054835300
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xi, 321 pages
Isbn
9780575134027
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)894333660

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