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The Lions of Al-Rassan
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The Lions of Al-Rassan

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Author: Guy Gavriel Kay
Publisher: HarperPrism, 1995
Viking Canada, 1995
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Book Type: Novel
Genre: Fantasy
Sub-Genre Tags: Historical Fantasy
Alternate History (Fantasy)
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Over the centuries, the once stern rulers of Al-Rassan have been seduced by sensuous pleasures. Now King Almalik of Cartada is on the ascendancy, adding city after city to his realm, aided by his friend and advisor, the notorious Ammar ibn Khairan--poet, diplomat, soldier--until a summer day of savage brutality changes their relationship forever. Meanwhile, in the north, the Jaddite's most celebrated--and feared--military leader, Rodrigo Belmonte, and Ammar meet. Sharing the interwoven fate of both men is Jehane, the beautiful, accomplished court physician, whose own skills play an increasing role as Al-Rassan is swept to the brink of holy war, and beyond....


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