|Sorcery Rising (2002) [Novel]|
by Jude Fisher
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Series: Fool's Gold
The Allfair. A place for old enemies to put aside their differences for a time and come together for trade and revelry.
Katia Aransen and her family have sailed to the fair to trade their goods; the Vingo clan have travelled from Istria to purchase a bride for their appalling eldest son; Tycho Issian to sell his daughter to the highest bidder; and King Ravn Asharson, Stallion of the North, comes seeking a wife,while others seek his downfall.
But there is a disquiet in the air. For centuries, Elda has been bereft of magic; but this year something has changed. A mysterious force is abroad once more, and at its centre a triumvirate of strangers to the Allfair: a mysterious, coldly ispassionate man, his oddly intelligent cat, and a woman of such surpassing beauty that all who see her fall under her thrall. Magic is returning to the world, and no one will
Original title: Sorcery Rising
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Sword and Sorcery