Any Other Name

Any Other Name

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Cat has been forced into an arranged marriage with William - a situation that comes with far more strings than even she could have anticipated, especially when she learns of his family's intentions for them both.
Meanwhile, Max and the gargoyle investigate The Agency - a mysterious organisation that appears to play by its own rules - and none of them favourable to Society.
Over in Mundanus, Sam has discovered something very peculiar about his wife's employer - something that could herald a change for everyone in both sides of the Split Worlds.
File Under: Fantasy [ How Grotesque - Taking Tea - Lords of Misrule - Sorcerous Magic ]
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Product details

  • Paperback | 394 pages
  • 141 x 214 x 27mm | 399g
  • English
  • 0857663232
  • 9780857663238
  • 1,140,470

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Praise for "Between Two Thorns"

"Emma Newman has built a modern fantasy world with such elan and authority her ideas of why and how the seemingly irrational world of Fairy works should be stolen by every other writer in the field.
Her characters are complex and troubled, courageous at times and foolhardy.
This book of wonders is first rate."
- Bill Willingham, Eisner Award winner, and creator of "Fables
"Emma Newman has created a reflection of Bath that reminds one that charming is not safe. "Between Two Thorns" shows the darkness beneath the glamour of the social Season. Learning to be a young lady has never seemed so dangerous."
- Mary Robinette Kowal, Hugo award winner, and author of" Shades of Milk and Honey" and "Glamour in Glass"

"With a feather-light touch, Emma Newman has crafted a very English fantasy, one brilliantly realised and quite delightful, weaving magic, mystery and parallel worlds together with ease. Newman may well be one of our brightest stars, The Split Worlds: Between Two Thorns just the beginning of a remarkable journey."
- Adam Christopher, author of "Empire State "and "Seven Wonders"

"Emma Newman is an extraordinary new voice in SF/F."
- Paul Cornell, Hugo Award winner, and author of" London Falling" and "Saucer Country "

"JK Rowling meets Georgette Heyer"
-The Guardian
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About Emma Newman

Emma Newman was born in a coastal village in southwest England and currently lives in Somerset (UK). After graduating from Oxford University came stints in magazine publishing, website information architecture, and teaching. More information about her can be found at her blog Post-Apocalyptic publishing at Her first novel, 20 Years Later, was published in November 2011 under the byline EJ Newman from Dystopia Press. The author lives in Somerset, England.
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1,409 ratings
3.92 out of 5 stars
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4 45% (638)
3 23% (327)
2 4% (58)
1 1% (14)
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