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Read & Download Children of Earth and Sky Guy Gavriel Kay ´ 5 Download Summary á PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Guy Gavriel Kay The bestselling author of the groundbreaking novels Under Heaven and River of Stars Guy Gavriel Kay is back with a new book set in a world inspired by the conflicts and dramas of Renaissance Europe Against this tumultuous backdrop the lives of men and women unfold on the borderlands where empires and faiths collide  From the small coastal town of Senjan notorious for its pirates a young woman sets out to find veng. A leisurely beautiful almost sort of fantasy set in Kay s alternate historical world Longtime readers will recognize references here to events and characters featured in uite a few of his other booksThe time period here is the I believe fifteenth century and the action moves between recognizable versions of Croatia Venice and ConstantinopleDanica Gradek is a young woman whose surviving family was forced to relocate after being attacked by raiders who kidnapped her beloved young brother She is now from Senjan an island known for depending on whom you ask its vicious pirates or its brave warriors who defend the borders and the Jaddite faith of the empire The location is based on Croatia s Senj and the people known as the Uskoks Although it is uncommon Danica is a warrior she excels at archery and her dream is to avenge her brother by killing Osmanli Ottomans who stole him and destroyed her homeHowever we soon learn the bulk of the Osmanli raiders are actually kidnapped children At a young age they are trained by their captors in a new faith and the ways of war Their loyalties are often transferred utterly and they are even grateful to the Osmanli for showing them the way to the true faith and salvation The reader soon suspects what might ve happened to Danica s brotherMeanwhile in the Republic of Seressa a young artist is picked for a dangerous job The Osmanli Khalif has commissioned a portrait to be done in the Western style Pero Villani has little to lose and much to gain if he makes it back from his trip alive The getting back alive part may be complicated by the fact that Seressa in addition to hiring him for his artistic skills also expects him to act as a spy and possibly an assassinAlso recruited to spy for Seressa is Leonora Valeri After she bore an illegitimate child her father murdered her lover and incarcerated her in a convent She s willing to agree to just about anything to gain a degree of freedom even a false marriage and a dangerous missionAnd then there s Marin Djivo The merchant is hoping to take over his father s lucrative business managing ships caravans and running trade goods between people who if not actively at war enjoy a peace that s fragile and uneasy at best Raiders on land and pirates at sea are an unavoidable hazard in this line of workNaturally all of these individuals and many will intersect along the way Seemingly small actions will have conseuences that reverberate in time and space The past affects the living uite literally the fantasy element in this book is a ghost which can communicate with his grandchildren and choices made now impact others lives and future livesThe book has plenty of adventure and action but somehow the overall experience is contemplative than exciting At times it works beautifully but at times I also wished for just a bit compelling forward motion and plot tension Still Guy Gavriel Kay remains one of my very favorite writers and this is not one of the least of his accomplishments Highly recommended Ford County young woman sets out to find veng. A leisurely beautiful almost sort of fantasy set in Kay s alternate historical world Longtime readers will recognize references here to events and characters featured in uite a few of his other booksThe time period here is the I believe fifteenth century and the action moves between recognizable versions of Croatia Venice and ConstantinopleDanica Gradek is a Johannes Cabal the Necromancer young woman whose surviving family was forced to relocate after being attacked by raiders who kidnapped her beloved Academia Obscura young brother She is now from Senjan an island known for depending on whom Wide eyed and Legless Inside the Tour De France A Sportspages Book you ask its vicious pirates or its brave warriors who defend the borders and the Jaddite faith of the empire The location is based on Croatia s Senj and the people known as the Uskoks Although it is uncommon Danica is a warrior she excels at archery and her dream is to avenge her brother by killing Osmanli Ottomans who stole him and destroyed her homeHowever we soon learn the bulk of the Osmanli raiders are actually kidnapped children At a Il rogo di Berlino young age they are trained by their captors in a new faith and the ways of war Their loyalties are often transferred utterly and they are even grateful to the Osmanli for showing them the way to the true faith and salvation The reader soon suspects what might ve happened to Danica s brotherMeanwhile in the Republic of Seressa a The Nightingale Girls young artist is picked for a dangerous job The Osmanli Khalif has commissioned a portrait to be done in the Western style Pero Villani has little to lose and much to gain if he makes it back from his trip alive The getting back alive part may be complicated by the fact that Seressa in addition to hiring him for his artistic skills also expects him to act as a spy and possibly an assassinAlso recruited to spy for Seressa is Leonora Valeri After she bore an illegitimate child her father murdered her lover and incarcerated her in a convent She s willing to agree to just about anything to gain a degree of freedom even a false marriage and a dangerous missionAnd then there s Marin Djivo The merchant is hoping to take over his father s lucrative business managing ships caravans and running trade goods between people who if not actively at war enjoy a peace that s fragile and uneasy at best Raiders on land and pirates at sea are an unavoidable hazard in this line of workNaturally all of these individuals and many will intersect along the way Seemingly small actions will have conseuences that reverberate in time and space The past affects the living uite literally the fantasy element in this book is a ghost which can communicate with his grandchildren and choices made now impact others lives and future livesThe book has plenty of adventure and action but somehow the overall experience is contemplative than exciting At times it works beautifully but at times I also wished for just a bit compelling forward motion and plot tension Still Guy Gavriel Kay remains one of my very favorite writers and this is not one of the least of his accomplishments Highly recommended

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Read & Download Children of Earth and Sky Guy Gavriel Kay ´ 5 Download Summary á PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Guy Gavriel Kay Eance for her lost family That same spring from the wealthy city state of Seressa famous for its canals and lagoon come two very different people a young artist traveling to the dangerous east to paint the grand khalif at his reuest and possibly to do and a fiercely intelligent angry woman posing as a doctor’s wife but sent by Seressa as a spy   The trading ship that carries them is commanded by the accomplishe. I m just going to have to place Guy Gavriel Kay s books into a shelf of their own A genre of their own I mean sure there are certain authors that have come close such as some of Umberto Eco or Kim Stanley Robinson but Kay s writing just plops us down into what by all apparent aspects seems to be our Rennaisance Europe or something very very closeAll names and a lot of history is altered but to any normal comparison we re dealing with the Ottoman Empire and Christians Italy A regular author might have just skimmed some aspects and thrown them in but Kay instead goes deep and rich and detailed Not only exploring all the misconceptions and prejudices on either side but taking it full force into spies exiles and intrigue of all kinds And let s not forget the battlesLush writing gorgeous characters What s probably the best part of it IS the characters I get into them not because of any particular plot point but because of WHO and WHAT they do how they do it and how interesting their choices twist the full story But what is the storyWell like the last one I read the full culmination winds up being the WAY the lives are lived Personal successes and failures Not the overarching plot I think it works brilliantly Of course I was invested in each character so I would think that


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  • Hardcover
  • 571
  • Children of Earth and Sky
  • Guy Gavriel Kay
  • English
  • 18 August 2019
  • 9780451472960