Peter Higgins once again delivers some truely luminous prose ( Tor.com)
Higgin's has increased the world building to fever pitch ( Upcoming 4 Me)
This picks up from WOLFHOUND CENTURY, seamlessly capturing the atmosphere and excitement that made Higgins first novel in the series so enjoyable ( Fantasy Book Review)
Peter Higgins' Vlast is a superbly imagined 'other' Russia, an epic land of trackless forest, sentient rain and deep powers in the Earth. Its capital Mirgorod is home both to a brutal dictatorship centuries old and fleeting glimpses of the houses and streets of another city. Compared to the works of both China Mieville and John Le Carre WOLFHOUND CENTURY was a hugely original creation. Now Peter Higgins returns to that world.
Investigator Lom returns to Mirgorod and finds the city in the throes of a crisis. The war against the Archipelago is not going well. Enemy divisions are massing outside the city, air-raids are a daily occurrance and the citizens are being conscripted into the desperate defence of the city.
But Lom has other concerns. The police are after him, the mystery of the otherworldly Pollandore remains and the vast Angel is moving, turning all of nature against the city.
But will the horrors of war overtake all their plans?
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Descripción Gollancz, 2014. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 368 pages. 9.17x6.06x1.10 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería zk0575130598