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The Resource Red sister, Mark Lawrence

Red sister, Mark Lawrence

Label
Red sister
Title
Red sister
Statement of responsibility
Mark Lawrence
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The international bestselling author of the Broken Empire and the Red Queen's War trilogies begins a stunning epic fantasy series about a secretive order of holy warriors ... At the Convent of Sweet Mercy, young girls are raised to be killers. In some few children the old bloods show, gifting rare talents that can be honed to deadly or mystic effect. But even the mistresses of sword and shadow don't truly understand what they have purchased when Nona Grey is brought to their halls. A bloodstained child of nine falsely accused of murder, guilty of worse, Nona is stolen from the shadow of the noose. It takes ten years to educate a Red Sister in the ways of blade and fist, but under Abbess Glass's care there is much more to learn than the arts of death. Among her class Nona finds a new family--and new enemies. Despite the security and isolation of the convent, Nona's secret and violent past finds her out, drawing with it the tangled politics of a crumbling empire. Her arrival sparks old feuds to life, igniting vicious struggles within the church and even drawing the eye of the emperor himself. Beneath a dying sun, Nona Grey must master her inner demons, then loose them on those who stand in her way"--
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Book of the ancestor
Series volume
book 1
Label
Red sister, Mark Lawrence
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn953597933
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 467 pages
Isbn
9781101988855
Lccn
2016058821
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • BK0019187532
  • (OCoLC)953597933
Label
Red sister, Mark Lawrence
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn953597933
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 467 pages
Isbn
9781101988855
Lccn
2016058821
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • BK0019187532
  • (OCoLC)953597933

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