Children of Earth and Sky
Kay, Guy Gavriel
In his new novel, Children of Earth and Sky, Guy Gavriel Kay evokes a world inspired by the conflicts and dramas of Renaissance Europe. Against this tumultuous backdrop the lives of men and women unfold on the borderlandsâ€”where empires and faiths collide.
A woman with dreams of vengeance, a wealthy merchantâ€™s son, a young artist, a spy posing as a doctorâ€™s wife, a boy seeking to rise in the ranks of the armyâ€¦As their lives entwine, their fatesâ€”and those of many othersâ€”will hang in the balance, when a khalif from the east sends out his massive army to take the great fortress that is the gateway to the western worldâ€¦