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A small fire burned, covered by an iron grille out of courteous deference to
Masrian custom, and two women were cooking the midday meal on it. They were
richly dressed, with necklaces of golden coins, their faces bare and only their hair
It was indiscriminate in its choice, sparing sometimes the old, the crippled, killing
the young men, brides newly wed, women big with child. While of the children
themselves, scarcely one in five hundred escaped. For myself, I knew I should
Jebbo and Ossif went similarly muffled, even among themselves when the
women, of whom there were four, were elsewhere. I, too, had taken to Sri garb.
Gyest's generosity had settled on me a suit of breeches and calf-length tunic,
both, as I ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - t1bnotown - LibraryThing
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