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The Rage of Dragons (#1 Burning)

Evan Winter

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Orbit Books
10 March 2020
Fantasy; Epic Fantasy; Magic; Mythological Creatures, People & Places; Dragons Fantasy; Demons Fantasy
Series: Burning
'A captivating epic fantasy from a major new talent' Anthony Ryan, author of BLOOD SONG 'Intense, inventive and action-packed from beginning to end - a relentlessly gripping, brilliant read' James Islington, author of THE SHADOW OF WHAT WAS LOST IN A WORLD CONSUMED BY ENDLESS WAR ONE YOUNG MAN WILL BECOME HIS PEOPLE'S ONLY HOPE FOR SURVIVAL.

The Omehi people have been fighting an unwinnable war for generations. The lucky ones are born gifted: some have the power to call down dragons, others can be magically transformed into bigger, stronger, faster killing machines.

Everyone else is fodder, destined to fight and die in the endless war. Tau Tafari wants more than this, but his plans of escape are destroyed when those closest to him are brutally murdered.

With too few gifted left, the Omehi are facing genocide, but Tau cares only for revenge. Following an unthinkable path, he will strive to become the greatest swordsman to ever live, willing to die a hundred thousand times for the chance to kill three of his own people.

THE RAGE OF DRAGONS LAUNCHES AN UNMISSABLE EPIC FANTASY SERIES.

'Stunning debut fantasy' Publishers Weekly 'Intense, vivid and brilliantly realised - a necessary read' Anna Smith Spark, author of THE COURT OF BROKEN KNIVES 'Fans of Anthony Ryan's BLOOD SONG will love this' Django Wexler, author of THE THOUSAND NAMES 'A Xhosa-inspired world complete with magic, dragons, demons and curses, THE RAGE OF DRAGONS takes classic fantasy and imbues it with a fresh and exciting twist' Anna Stephens, author of GODBLIND
By:   Evan Winter
Imprint:   Orbit Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 196mm,  Width: 126mm,  Spine: 44mm
Weight:   425g
ISBN:   9780356512969
ISBN 10:   0356512967
Series:   Burning
Pages:   624
Publication Date:   10 March 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Born in England to South American parents, Evan Winter was raised in Africa near the historical territory of his Xhosa ancestors. Evan has always loved fantasy novels, but when his son was born, he realised that there weren't many epic fantasy novels featuring characters who looked like him. So, before he ran out of time, he started writing them.

Reviews for The Rage of Dragons (#1 Burning)

Expertly structured with a keen eye for action and character, The Rage of Dragons is a captivating epic heroic fantasy from a major new talent Winter's stunning debut fantasy epic is rich in complex characters and a well-wrought world with both European and African influences . . . This impressive series launch holds tremendous promise Intense, vivid and brilliantly realised - a necessary read Intense, inventive and action-packed from beginning to end - a relentlessly gripping, brilliant read A Xhosa-inspired world complete with magic, dragons, demons and curses, The Rage of Dragons takes classic fantasy and imbues it with a fresh and exciting twist Compelling, expansive and rich. Winter has created an exciting and immersive world of magic, vengeance and wonder A refreshingly brutal and imaginative tale of survival and revenge. Evan Winter's battles are visceral, bloody masterpieces, and. Tau's climb from exiled Lesser to Igonyama is earned in a way few writers could ever match


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