Jardins da lua

Editora Arqueiro
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Desde pequeno, Ganoes Paran decidiu trocar os privilégios da nobreza malazana por uma vida a serviço do exército imperial. O que o jovem capitão não sabia, porém, era que seu destino acabaria entrelaçado aos desígnios dos deuses, e que ele seria praticamente arremessado ao centro de um dos maiores conflitos que o Império Malazano já tinha visto.Paran é enviado a Darujhistan, a última entre as Cidades Livres de Genabackis, onde deve assumir o comando dos Queimadores de Pontes, um lendário esquadrão de elite. O local ainda resiste à ocupação malazana e é a joia cobiçada pela imperatriz Laseen, que não está disposta a estancar o derramamento de sangue enquanto não conquistá-lo.Porém, em pouco tempo fica claro que essa não será uma campanha militar comum: na Cidade do Fogo Azul não está em jogo apenas o futuro do Império Malazano, mas estão envolvidos também deuses ancestrais, criaturas das sombras e uma magia de poder inimaginável.Em Jardins da lua, Steven Erikson nos apresenta um universo complexo de cenários estonteantes e ações vertiginosas que mostram por que esta é considerada uma das maiores sagas épicas."Em termos de construção de universo e ambição narrativa, O Livro Malazano dos Caídos é talvez a série mais significativa da última década." – Boston Globe
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About the author

Steven Erikson é arqueólogo, antropólogo e diplomado na Oficina de Escritores de Iowa, nos Estados Unidos. Jardins da lua foi finalista do World Fantasy Award e a série O Livro Malazano dos Caídos já vendeu 2 milhões de exemplares no mundo inteiro, tendo sido traduzida para 23 idiomas. Steven Erikson vive hoje no Canadá, sua terra natal.
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Publisher
Editora Arqueiro
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Published on
Mar 13, 2017
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Pages
608
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ISBN
9788580416831
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Language
Portuguese
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Genres
Fiction / Fantasy / Epic
Fiction / Fantasy / General
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