The Red Wolf Conspiracy

The Red Wolf Conspiracy

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Six hundred years old, the Imperial Merchant Ship Chathrand is a massive floating outpost of the Empire of Arqual. And it is on its most vital mission yet: to deliver a young woman whose marriage will seal the peace between Arqual and its mortal enemy, the Mzithrin Empire. But Thasha, the young noblewoman in question, may be bringing her swords to the altar. For the ship's true mission is not peace but war--a war that threatens to rekindle an ancient power long thought lost. As the Chathrand navigates treacherous waters, Thasha must seek unlikely allies--including a magic-cursed deckhand, a stowaway tribe of foot-high warriors, and a singularly heroic rat--and enter a treacherous web of intrigue to uncover the secret of the legendary Red more

Product details

  • Paperback | 526 pages
  • 102 x 184 x 29.25mm | 254g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 034550884X
  • 9780345508843
  • 95,865

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What can I say about a book as exciting and fresh as The Red Wolf Conspiracy? I can't remember when I've been so enthralled. Maybe when I first read Philip Pullman. This is one terrific read. Terry Brooks Wonderfully inventive-Robert Redick is an extraordinary talent. Karen Miller, author of The Innocent Mage [An] outstanding debut . . . With its colourful cast of inhabitants, which include a band of tiny, Lilliputian-style warriors, sentient rats and archetypal ancient evil the Shaggat Ness, the Chathrand brings to mind The Scar's fantastical floating city. SFX magazine Redick joins the ranks of writers challenging the fantasy genre and making it exciting again. New York Review of Science Fiction A wondrous creation . . . an entertaining, fast-paced saga of high-seas adventure that is part fantasy quest, part political intrigue, and part coming-of-age tale. Fantasy Book Critic From the Hardcover edition."show more

About Robert V S Redick

Robert V. S. Redick is the author of The Red Wolf Conspiracy. His unpublished first novel, Conquistadors, was a finalist for the AWP/Thomas Dunne Novel Award, and his essay "Uncrossed River" won the New Millennium Writings Award for nonfiction. A former theater critic and international development researcher, he worked most recently for the antipoverty organization Oxfam. He lives in western more

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5,201 ratings
3.67 out of 5 stars
5 21% (1,108)
4 39% (2,051)
3 28% (1,453)
2 8% (422)
1 3% (167)

Our customer reviews

Lively and hugely entertaining this series is so different to mainstream fantasy. It has characters that normally belong to a more light-hearted genre but the writer has managed to give them a true voice so they do not appear allegorical. The plot is intriguing with characters caught in the middle of events that threaten to sweep them away. What I thought would be a brief respite from Martin's and Patrick's books turned out to be another beginning that I wish to follow more
by Georgi Petkov
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