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The monster Baru Cormorant /

by Dickinson, Seth [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : TOR, a Tom Doherty Associates Book, 2018.Edition: First Edition.Description: 458 pages : map ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780765380746; 0765380749.Subject(s): Imaginary wars and battles -- Fiction | Imaginary places -- Fiction | Fantasy fiction | Fantasy fiction | Science fiction | Fantasy fiction | Fiction | Science fictionSummary: Even more sweeping and heart-wrenching than its 2015 prequel, The Monster Baru Cormorant is the epic follow-up to the critically acclaimed The Traitor Baru Cormorant, which made it onto no fewer than 17 Best-of-the-Year lists. Baru Cormormant's world was shattered by the Empire of Masks. To exact her revenge, she has clawed her way up razor-edged rungs of betrayal, sacrifice, and compromise, becoming the very thing she seeks to destroy. Unable to trust anyone and pursued across the ocean by enemies determined to punish her for her treachery, Baru now seeks the key the starting a war that will either rip apart the Masquerade once and for all, or the world itself...and with it, all that remains of her soul.
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<p> A breathtaking geopolitical epic fantasy, The Monster Baru Cormorant is the sequel to Seth Dickinson's "fascinating tale" ( The Washington Post ), The Traitor Baru Cormorant . <br> <br> Her world was shattered by the Empire of Masks. <br> For the power to shatter the Masquerade, <br> She betrayed everyone she loved. <br> <br> The traitor Baru Cormorant is now the cryptarch Agonist--a secret lord of the empire she's vowed to destroy.<br> <br> Hunted by a mutinous admiral, haunted by the wound which has split her mind in two, Baru leads her dearest foes on an expedition for the secret of immortality. It's her chance to trigger a war that will consume the Masquerade.<br> <br> But Baru's heart is broken, and she fears she can no longer tell justice from revenge...or her own desires from the will of the man who remade her.</p>

Even more sweeping and heart-wrenching than its 2015 prequel, The Monster Baru Cormorant is the epic follow-up to the critically acclaimed The Traitor Baru Cormorant, which made it onto no fewer than 17 Best-of-the-Year lists. Baru Cormormant's world was shattered by the Empire of Masks. To exact her revenge, she has clawed her way up razor-edged rungs of betrayal, sacrifice, and compromise, becoming the very thing she seeks to destroy. Unable to trust anyone and pursued across the ocean by enemies determined to punish her for her treachery, Baru now seeks the key the starting a war that will either rip apart the Masquerade once and for all, or the world itself...and with it, all that remains of her soul.

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