A TALE OF POLITICAL INTRIGUE AND RELIGIOUS STRIFE
IN A LAND RIVEN BY BITTER INTERNAL DIVISIONS, THE END OF AN ERA AS CLOSE AT HAND FOR A ONCE GREAT EMPIRE IN TERMINAL DECLINE
Guy Gavriel Kay
Genre: Historical Fantasy
Publisher: Harper Voyager
Format: Paperback, 656 Pages
Date: 15th March 2012 (First Published 1995)
Originally published in 1995, The Lions Of Al-Rassan, by Canadian author Guy Gavriel Kay, is a tale of political intrigue, alliances of convenience, shifting allegiances, and unlikely friendships in a land, fractured by bitter religious divisions, on the brink of a seismic historical change. Though set in a fictional world, the novel is essentially a fantasy re-telling of real world historical events.