Augury

Augury

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Synopsis

The people of an ancient city awaken one night to find the earth beneath them trembling. At the Emperor's palace, though, the feasting goes on. Even as the omens multiply, the High Priest insists that the gods' favour can be bought as it always has been - with gold and ritual sacrifice. Only the Augur - fearless, ageless, a prophetess who was once the power behind the throne - can see what is coming. Around her, an unlikely resistance gathers: Saba and Aemilia, her two young acolytes, stolen from distant homelands long ago; Myloxenes, the truth-seeking son of the High Priest, in flight from his savage father; and Antonus, pain-wracked and exiled, raising his family far from the depravity of the Palace he once called home.

Book information

ISBN: 9781910400944
Publisher: Old St Publishing
Imprint: Old Street Publishing
Pub date:
Edition: Paperback original
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 394g
Height: 140mm
Width: 204mm
Spine width: 25mm