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Valour and Vanity free pdf Acclaimed fantasist Mary Robinette Kowal has enchanted many fans with her beloved novels featuring a Regency setting in which magic known here as glamour is real. In "Valour and Vanity, " master glamourists Jane and Vincent find themselves in the sort of a magical adventure that might result if Jane Austen wrote "Ocean's Eleven."After Melody's wedding, the Ellsworths and Vincents accompany the young couple on their tour of the continent. Jane and Vincent plan to separate from the party and travel to Murano to study with glassblowers there, but their ship is set upon by Barbary corsairs while en route. It is their good fortune that they are not enslaved, but they lose everything to the pirates and arrive in Murano destitute.Jane and Vincent are helped by a kind local they meet en route, but Vincent is determined to become self-reliant and get their money back, and hatches a plan to do so. But when so many things are not what they seem, even the best laid plans conceal a few pitfalls. The ensuing adventure is a combination of the best parts of magical fantasy and heist novels, set against a glorious Regency backdrop."

About Mary Robinette Kowal

MARY ROBINETTE KOWAL was the 2008 recipient of the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and a Hugo winner for her story "For Want of a Nail." Her short fiction has appeared in "Strange Horizons, Asimov's, "and several Year's Best anthologies. She also writes the Glamourist History series, which began with "Shades of Milk and Honey." A professional puppeteer and voice actor, she spent five years touring nationally with puppet theaters. She lives in Chicago with her husband Rob and many manual typewriters.

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Author : Mary Robinette Kowal
Publisher : Tor Books
Data Published : 29 April 2014
ISBN : 076533416X
EAN : 9780765334169
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 408 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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