Melanie and others RAWN The golden key

ISBN 13: 9780333664599

The golden key

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9780333664599: The golden key

Life imitates Art--literally--when every stroke of a painter's brush changes the fabric of reality....

"Original in concept and superior in execution."-- Booklist

"Fresh and intelligent...sheer brilliance."-- Flint Journal

"A rich and entertaining tapestry...."-- Knoxville News Sentinel

"We are held spellbound...mesmerizing."-- Romantic Times

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The authors have devised a fascinating setting based on medieval Italian, Spanish and Portuguese models for a novel of love and power -- both political and sorcerous. This is one of the few genre books I've seen in which an effort is made to take religion into account as a social force, though, even here, it's watered down. The story spans centuries and centers on the limner Sario Grijalva, whose love for the arts he has mastered is corrupted by his egotism. Grijalva's ruthless use of sorcery can, however, be thwarted by chance events, and this novel thus avoids the pitfall of the unbelievably powerful (and dull) character. Many stories -- love stories, Machiavellian thrillers, coming-of-age stories and stories of magic -- are tightly wound together in this suspenseful, enthralling one-volume trilogy (yes! you get the whole story in one book!); the painterly focus is unusual and interesting, too.

About the Author:

Jennifer Roberson is the author of the Sword-Dancer Saga and the Chronicles of the Cheysuli, and collaborated with Melanie Rawn and Kate Elliott on the historical fantasy The Golden Key, a finalist for the World Fantasy Award. She has also published three historical novels, and several in other genres. An exhibitor and breeder of Cardigan Welsh Corgis, she lives on acreage in Northern Arizona with eight dogs and two cats. She is currently working on the third Karavans novel, with prologue available at her website, http://www.cheysuli.com/author/Index.html.

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RAWN, Melanie; others
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ISBN 10: 0333664590 ISBN 13: 9780333664599
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