The Resource Songs of the earth, Elspeth Cooper

Songs of the earth, Elspeth Cooper

Label
Songs of the earth
Title
Songs of the earth
Statement of responsibility
Elspeth Cooper
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Gair is under a death sentence. He can hear music - music with power - and in the Holy City that means only one thing: he's a witch, and he's going to be burnt at the stake. Even if he could escape, the Church Knights and their witchfinder would be hot on his heels while his burgeoning power threatesn to tear him apart from within. There is no hope ...none, but a secretive order, themselves persecuted almost to destruction. If Gair can escape, if he can master his own growing, dangerous abilities, if he can find the Guardians of the Veil, then maybe he will be safe. Or maybe he'll discover that his fight has only just begun
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Cataloging source
UNITY
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR
Literary form
novels
Series statement
  • Wild hunt trilogy
  • Wild hunt
  • The wild hunt trilogy
  • The wild hunt trilogy
Series volume
  • 1
  • 1
  • bk. 1
  • Book 1
Songs of the earth, Elspeth Cooper
Label
Songs of the earth, Elspeth Cooper
Publication
Note
Precedes : Trinity rising
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Novice knight Gair has a gift: he can hear the songs of the earth, and weave that music into magic. But in the Holy City, that makes him a witch, and that means he must be tortured until he gives up the name of his demon master ...except that he has no demon lord; it's just something he can do. After the Questioning comes the court, and Gair himself is as shocked as the knights to find his death-by-fire sentence has been commuted to excommunication, branding and life banishment - but only if he can make it over the boundary by sundown. Gair may be starved, broken in body and witha festering new brand on the palm of his hand - but his spirit has not yet given up, and with help from an unlikely source he escapes to the Western Isles, where he hears about the Veil that separate the worlds, and the Guardians who protect it. But this peaceful haven is threatened by Gair's arrival. Those who condemned him set an implacable witchfinder on his trail, for they want him dead. And a renegade Guardian is striving to tear down the Veil, releasing evil, uneathly monsters into the human world. Before his training is complete, Gair must take his place in the frontline against these forces -- and he will pay a terrible price
Control code
561150
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24 cm.
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Extent
467 pages
Isbn
9780575096165
Isbn Type
(pbk : 2012)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NP561150
  • 13725438
  • (OCoLC)720548324
  • (Nz)13725438

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