A Song for Arbonne

A Song for Arbonne


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A Song for Arbonne by Guy Gavriel Kay

From the renowned author of Children of Earth and Sky, Tigana, and The Lions of Al-Rassan

For the Northern mercenary called Blaise, it began with the death of a king and betrayal in the form of a peace treaty. Wandering in self-imposed exile, he would journey to the Kingdom of Arbonne, where the Court of Love made warriors bow to troubadours, and a well-sung ballad was valued as highly as a skillfully swung sword. But Arbonne was a troubled realm, torn by an ancient feud between its two most powerful dukes and coveted as a prize by the land in which Blaise himself had grown to manhood. And no one—except perhaps Arbonne’s goddess—could forsee that one Northern mercenary might become the key to Arbonne’s destiny....

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780451458971
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/28/2002
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 512
Sales rank: 317,080
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Guy Gavriel Kay is the internationally bestselling author of more than a dozen novels. His work has been translated into over 30 languages. At the outset of his career Kay assisted in the editorial construction of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Silmarillion. He has also written for the Washington Post, the Globe and Mail, The National Post, and The Guardian, among others, and has spoken at literary events around the world. He was won numerous literary awards, and is the recipient of the International Goliardos Prize for his contributions to the literature of the fantastic. In 2014 he was named to the Order of Canada, the country's highest civilian honour.

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This book tells the tale of a man named Blaise. Blaise fought for his king and country all his life. But when his king dies and a dishonorable treaty gives away a massive piece of land to foreign hands he decides to leave his home and country. He travels south to the women ruled land of Arbonne. Everything is different in this country. Women are allowed more freedoms and they even worship a goddess instead of a god. Soon it becomes clear that war is coming to Arbonne. War is coming from his home country. Now he has to make a choice. Who will he fight for? This book is a true master work. Guy Gavriel Kay creates a world full of adventure. When I picked up this book I just couldn't put it down. It is a great novel for all ages. I highly recommend that you read this book.
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This is one of the best books i've ever read!! i could not put this book down and i recommend this book to anyone who likes fantasy and romance!!