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Anvil of the World, the (2003) [Novel]
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A journey across a fantastic landscape filled with bizarre creatures, human and otherwise, The Anvil of the World is the tale of Smith, of the large extended family of Smiths, of the Children of the Sun. They are a race given to blood feuds, and Smith was formerly an extremely successful assassin. Now he has wearied of his work and is trying to retire in another country, to live an honest life in obscurity in spite of all those who have sworn to kill him.

His problems begin when he agrees to be the master of a caravan from the inland city of Troon to the seaside city of Salesh. The caravan is dogged with murder, magic, and the brooding image of the Master of the Mountain, a powerful demon, looking down from his mountain kingdom upon the greenlands and the travelers passing below. In Salesh, Smith becomes an innkeeper, but on the journey he befriended the young Lord Ermenwyr, a decadent demonic half-breed. Each time Ermenwyr turns up, he brings new trouble with him.

Original title: The Anvil of the World
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyHumorous

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Anvil of the World, the (2003)
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Language: English

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Anvil of the World, the (December 2004)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 0765349078
Dimensions: 4.2 x 6.8 x 0.8
Pages: 350

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