Deadhouse Gates: Book Two of the Malazan Book of the Fallen

Deadhouse Gates: Book Two of the Malazan Book of the Fallen

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The second novel in the awe-inspiring Malazan Book of the Fallen series. Gripping, fast-moving, delightfully dark, with a masterful and unapologetic brutality reminiscent of George R. R. Martin. -- Elizabeth Haydon

In the vast dominion of Seven Cities, in the Holy Desert Raraku, the seer Sha'ik and her followers prepare for the long-prophesied uprising known as the Whirlwind. Unprecedented in size and savagery, this maelstrom of fanaticism and bloodlust will embroil the Malazan Empire in one of the bloodiest conflicts it has ever known, shaping destinies and giving birth to legends . . .

Set in a brilliantly realized world ravaged by dark, uncontrollable magic, Deadhouse Gates is a novel of war, intrigue and betrayal confirms Steven Eirkson as a storyteller of breathtaking skill, imagination and originality--a new master of epic fantasy.

Author: Steven Erikson
Publisher: Tor Books
Published: 02/07/2006
Pages: 864
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 6.70h x 4.20w x 1.60d
ISBN: 9780765348791

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 5.8
Point Value: 42
Interest Level: Upper Grade
Quiz #/Name: 100429 / Deadhouse Gates

About the Author

Steven Erikson is an archaeologist and anthropologist and a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His Malazan Book of the Fallen series, including The Crippled God, Dust of Dreams, Toll the Hounds and Reaper's Gale, have met with widespread international acclaim and established him as a major voice in the world of fantasy fiction. The first book in the series, Gardens of the Moon, was shortlisted for a World Fantasy Award. Deadhouse Gates was the second novel in the series and was voted one of the ten best fantasy novels of 2000 by SF Site. He lives in Canada.