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sea all along the coast east of the bay of Hragon, and I had no choice but to come
ashore in the garden of a temple. Here, amid the incense of the night-blooming
scarlet lilies of the south, I stove in the papyrus boat and sank it in the black ...
Bales of crimson silk had been set down all along the tracks and the roads that
led to the great southern Masriraas Temple. They bloomed like a river of poppies
before us; after we had passed they were in rags from the booted feet, the wheels
In the rays of the young sun, the Temple was a pile of shining light, everything of
it faced with gold or bronze. Massive pillars of yellow marble, broadening slightly
as they rose their thirty feet, supported a portico roof of brazen god-figures.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing
This is the final book of a trilogy that started in Birthgrave, Lee's first novel. That one was a phantasmagorical journey of a woman without any memory of herself through a landscape with that pulp ... Read full review
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How creepy is this- I took a nap about thirty pages before the ending, and during the nap, I dreamed the key component to the ending- namely, who Ressavan was. The book was slow- there were a lot of ... Read full review