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Promise of blood, Brian McClellan

Label
Promise of blood
Title
Promise of blood
Statement of responsibility
Brian McClellan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Field Marshal Tamas' coup against his king sent corrupt aristocrats to the guillotine and brought bread to the starving. But it also provoked war with the Nine Nations, internal attacks by royalist fanatics, and greedy scrambling for money and power by Tamas's supposed allies: the Church, workers unions, and mercenary forces. Stretched to his limit, Tamas is relying heavily on his few remaining powder mages, including the embittered Taniel, a brilliant marksman who also happens to be his estranged son, and Adamat, a retired police inspector whose loyalty is being tested by blackmail. Now, as attacks batter them from within and without, the credulous are whispering about omens of death and destruction. Just old peasant legends about the gods waking to walk the earth. No modern educated man believes that sort of thing. But they should.."--
Member of
Summary
Successfully staging a coup to expose corruption and bring relief to the poor, Field Marshal Tamas inadvertently provokes a war with the Nine Nations and is betrayed by greedy former allies, a situation that forces him to rely on his estranged son and a retired police inspector who is being blackmailed
Theme
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10171823
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1986-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McClellan, Brian
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.C35785
LC item number
P76 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The powder mage trilogy
Series volume
bk. 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kings and rulers
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Betrayal
  • Imaginary places
  • FICTION / Fantasy / Epic
  • FICTION / Fantasy / Historical
  • FICTION / Men's Adventure
Target audience
adult
Label
Promise of blood, Brian McClellan
Instantiates
Publication
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
20002893
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
548 pages
Isbn
9780316219037
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012032171
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
Label
Promise of blood, Brian McClellan
Publication
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
20002893
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
548 pages
Isbn
9780316219037
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012032171
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps

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