Publication Date: 10/12/2020 ISBN: 9781529353969 Category:

Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Laini Taylor

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Publication Date: 10/12/2020 ISBN: 9781529353969 Category:
Paperback / Softback

£8.99

Quantity:

Description

The 10th anniversary edition of the first in Laini Taylor’s breathtaking fantasy trilogy

‘Remarkable and beautifully written . . . The opening volume of a truly original trilogy.’ GUARDIAN

Errand requiring immediate attention. Come.

The note was on vellum, pierced by the talons of the almost-crow that delivered it. Karou read the message. ‘He never says please’, she sighed, but she gathered up her things.

When Brimstone called, she always came.

In general, Karou has managed to keep her two lives in balance. On the one hand, she’s a seventeen-year-old art student in Prague; on the other, errand-girl to a monstrous creature who is the closest thing she has to family. Raised half in our world, half in ‘Elsewhere’, she has never understood Brimstone’s dark work – buying teeth from hunters and murderers – nor how she came into his keeping. She is a secret even to herself, plagued by the sensation that she isn’t whole.

Now the doors to Elsewhere are closing, and Karou must choose between the safety of her human life and the dangers of a war-ravaged world that may hold the answers she has always sought.

Publisher Review

Mesmerising. * Marie Claire * The world-building descriptions and language stop your heart and then, like a defibrillator, start it up again. * New York Times * Remarkable and beautifully written . . . The opening volume of a truly original trilogy. * Guardian * WOW. I wish I had written this book. * Patrick Rothfuss *

Book experts at your service

What are you looking for?

A recommendation
Something specific
  • Mr B's Recommendation Station
  • Fill in the three questions below, along with your name and email address, and our book experts will be in touch soon with their personal recommendations
  • I'm after something specific
  • Tell us about the book, author or subject you're looking for, along with your name and email address and our book experts will be in touch as soon as possible