The Heretic Land
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The Heretic Land

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Arrested by the Ald, scholar Bon Ugane and merwoman Leki Borle find themselves on a prison ship bound for the island of Skythe - a barren land and the site of long-ago wars.
Warped and ruined by the ancient conflict, survival on the island is tough and its original inhabitants are neither friendly nor entirely still human. But something else waits on the island, a living weapon whose very existence is a heresy. Destroyed many years ago, it silently begins to clutch at life once more.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 131 x 201 x 32mm | 386g
  • Orbit
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Digital original
  • 0
  • 1841499382
  • 9781841499383
  • 473,024

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Review Text

Smartly-written and briskly-paced, The Heretic Land is one half prison break, one half war story. The combination makes for an entertaining read, and Lebbon successfully stuffs his dark fantasy island with inventive and incredible ideas SFX
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Lebbon has created a startlingly authentic world, a parallel universe in which the lineaments of our equally strange reality - its creatures, its mysteries, its brooding religions - stand out in stark relief * DAILY MAIL * Smartly-written and briskly-paced, The Heretic Land is one half prison break, one half war story. The combination makes for an entertaining read, and Lebbon successfully stuffs his dark fantasy island with inventive and incredible ideas * SFX *
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About Tim Lebbon

Tim Lebbon has won the Bram Stoker Award for his short fiction and the British Fantasy Society Award four times. His novelisation of the movie 30 DAYS OF NIGHT also won him a Scribe Award in 2008. Tim writes full-time and lives in Monmouthshire.
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Rating details

74 ratings
3.06 out of 5 stars
5 12% (9)
4 24% (18)
3 31% (23)
2 23% (17)
1 9% (7)
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