Swordspoint

Swordspoint

Author: Ellen Kushner

Publisher: Spectra

ISBN: 9780307418357

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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The cult classic fantasy of manners, now with three bonus stories “Swordspoint has an unforgettable opening and just gets better from there.”—George R. R. Martin Hailed by critics as “a bravura performance” (Locus) and “witty, sharp-eyed, [and] full of interesting people” (Newsday), this acclaimed novel, filled with remarkable plot twists and unexpected humor, takes fantasy to an unprecedented level of elegant writing and scintillating wit. Award-winning author Ellen Kushner has created a world of unforgettable characters whose political ambitions, passionate love affairs, and age-old rivalries collide with deadly results. On the treacherous streets of Riverside, a man lives and dies by the sword. Even the nobles on the Hill turn to duels to settle their disputes. Within this elite, dangerous world, Richard St. Vier is the undisputed master, as skilled as he is ruthless—until a death by the sword is met with outrage instead of awe, and the city discovers that the line between hero and villain can be altered in the blink of an eye.
Swordspoint
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Ellen Kushner
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-18 - Publisher: Spectra

The cult classic fantasy of manners, now with three bonus stories “Swordspoint has an unforgettable opening and just gets better from there.”—George R. R. Martin Hailed by critics as “a bravura performance” (Locus) and “witty, sharp-eyed, [and] full of interesting people” (Newsday), this acclaimed novel, filled with remarkable plot twists
Sword Point
Language: en
Pages: 454
Authors: Harold Coyle
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990-12 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

The Soviet invasion of Iran triggers the deployment of American troops and the fury of modern war, but the stakes are raised immeasurably when it is rumored that Iran is building a nuclear device
At Sword's Point, Part 2
Language: en
Pages: 705
Authors: William P. MacKinnon
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-27 - Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

The Utah War—an unprecedented armed confrontation between Mormon-controlled Utah Territory and the U.S. government—was the most extensive American military action between the U.S.-Mexican and Civil Wars. Drawing on author-editor William P. MacKinnon’s half-century of research and a wealth of carefully selected new material, At Sword’s Point presents the first full
At Sword's Point, Part 1
Language: en
Pages: 553
Authors: William P. MacKinnon
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-27 - Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

The Utah War of 1857–58, the unprecedented armed confrontation between Mormon Utah Territory and the U.S. government, was the most extensive American military action between the Mexican and Civil wars. At Sword’s Point presents in two volumes the first in-depth narrative and documentary history of that extraordinary conflict. William P.
At Sword's Point
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: William P. MacKinnon
Categories: HISTORY
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Arthur H Clark

The Utah War of 1857-58, the unprecedented armed confrontation between Mormon Utah Territory and the U.S. government, was the most extensive American military action between the Mexican and Civil wars. At Sword's Point Part I traces the war's causes and preliminary events, including President Buchanan's decision to replace Brigham Young