The Boy Who Wept Blood

by Den Patrick

Part of the The Erebus Sequence Series

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The Boy Who Wept Blood Synopsis

With his rich evocation of the Italian Renaissance-like realm of Landfall, his uniquely appealing way with flawed yet empathic characters and his ability to write gripping scenes of both action and subterfuge, Den Patrick has already established himself as a new favourite for fans of Scott Lynch and Robin Hobb alike. Ten years have passed since the disappearence of Lucien and his protege, the young swordsman Dino, is struggling to live up to Lucien's legacy. Sworn to protect the silent queen Anea as she struggles to bring a new democracy to Demesne, Dino finds himself drawn into a deadly game of political intrigue as the aristocratic families of Landfall conspire to protect their privilege. Always ready to prove himself as a swordsman Dino is anguished to discover that in order to fulfil his vow he must become both spy and assassion. And all the while the dark secret at the heart of Demesne is growing towards fulfilment.

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ISBN: 9780575134331
Publication date: 29/01/2015
Publisher: Gollancz an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780575134331
Publication date: 29th January 2015
Author: Den Patrick
Publisher: Gollancz an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 416 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Fantasy,
Categories: Fantasy,

About Den Patrick

Den Patrick was born in Dorset in 1975 and shares a birthday with Bram Stoker. He has at various times been a comics editor, burlesque reviewer, bookseller and Games workshop staffer. Anything to avoid getting a real job in fact. He lives and works in London. His first three books for Gollancz, the War Manuals, were released in autumn 2013. He is currently working on The Erebus Sequence, which began with THE BOY WITH THE PORCELAIN BLADE and continued with THE BOY WHO WEPT BLOOD. http://www.denpatrick.com/

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