Sailing to Sarantium

  • 559 Pages
  • 4.57 MB
  • 3494 Downloads
  • English
by
Penguin Books Canada , Toronto, ON
StatementGuy Gavriel Kay.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS8000
The Physical Object
Pagination559 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19130620M
ISBN 10014301434X

The first book, Sailing to Sarantium, is primarily about his eventful journey from Batiara to Trakesia, but then it gets even more interesting when Crispin arrives in Sarantium and is immersed into the complex politics of the palace and the capital by: 1.

Editorial Reviews.

Details Sailing to Sarantium EPUB

Praise for Sailing to Sarantium “Kay at his finest. Sarantium itself is vast, sumptuous, and dangerous.”—Locus “Once again, Guy Gavriel Kay has taken a period of history and transformed it into something magical.”—Lisa Goldstein, author of The Sailing to Sarantium book Magician “Sailing to Sarantium confirms, yet again, Kay’s status as one of our most accomplished and engaging Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

Sailing to Sarantium, Book one of "The Sarantine Mosaic" has blown me away and taken me by complete surprise. Iv'e known about Guy Gavriel Kay for a while, often hearing about his amazing use of language, and hearing how he meticulously researches before writing a book.

I read on a fellow blogger's site that this is the perfect place to get /5. Sailing to Sarantium Book One of the Sarantine Mosaic.

Download Sailing to Sarantium PDF

Guy Gavriel Kay.51 Ratings; The slow pace of the novel and the sheer volume of its characters (if ever a book cried out for a listing of dramatis personae, this is it) are dismaying, however, and don't augur well for future installments in the series.

Rights: Westwood Creative /5(51). The first book, Sailing to Sarantium, is primarily about his eventful journey from Batiara to Trakesia, but then it gets even more interesting when Crispin arrives in Sarantium and is immersed into the complex politics of the palace and the capital city/5().

First published inGuy Gavriel Kay’s Sailing to Sarantium is the first book in The Sarantine Mosaic duology. The setting of the novel, based on the Mediterranean world in the sixth century, alludes to the future conflict between the Eastern Roman Empire and the Ostrogothic kingdom of Italy that had replaced the Western Roman Empire.

Sailing to Sarantium Sarantium is the golden city: holy to the faithful, exalted by the poets, jewel of the world, and heart of an empire. Artisan Caius Crispus receives a summons from the emperor and sets off on a journey towar For the first time in one collection, the two internationally bestselling novels of The Sarantine Mosaic, one of Guy /5.

Sailing to Sarantium (Sarantine Mosaic, Book 1) by Kay, Guy Gavriel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at About Sailing to Sarantium Guy Gavriel Kay, the international bestselling and Sailing to Sarantium book award-winning author of The Fionavar Tapestry, brings his unique storytelling imagination to an alternate Byzantine world Sarantium is the golden city: holy to the faithful, exalted by the poets, jewel of the world and heart Sailing to Sarantium book an empire.

Praise for Sailing to Sarantium “Kay at his finest. Sarantium itself is vast, sumptuous, and dangerous.”—Locus “Once again, Guy Gavriel Kay has taken a period of history and transformed it into something magical.”—Lisa Goldstein, author of The Red Magician “Sailing to Sarantium confirms, yet again, Kay’s status as one of our most accomplished and engaging storytellers.”—.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk.

Software An illustration of two photographs. Sailing to Sarantium by Kay, Guy Gavriel. Publication date TopicsPages: Sailing to Sarantium - Ebook written by Guy Gavriel Kay.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Sailing to Sarantium/5(27). Praise for SAILING TO SARANTIUM: 'Kay at his finest. Sarantium itself is vast, sumptuous, and dangerous Beneath the shining authorial handiwork lies something closer to Yeatsian miracle ' Locus Praise for Guy Gavriel Kay: ‘A fine, intelligent series.

Probably the best of its kind’ British Fantasy Society ‘A remarkable achievement/5(5). Book 2. Lord of Emperors.

Description Sailing to Sarantium PDF

by Guy Gavriel Kay. Ratings Reviews published 45 editions. The Thrilling Sequel To Sailing To Sarantium Beckon Author: Guy Gavriel Kay. Buy a cheap copy of Sailing to Sarantium book by Guy Gavriel Kay.

Crispin is a master mosaicist, creating beautiful art with colored stones and glass. Summoned to Sarantium by imperial request, he bears a Queen's secret mission, Free shipping over $Cited by: 1. The first book, Sailing to Sarantium, is primarily about his eventful journey from Batiara to Trakesia, but then it gets even more interesting when Crispin arrives in Sarantium and is immersed into the complex politics of the palace and the capital city/5.

Guy Gavriel Kay, one of the undisputed great modern masters of fantasy, makes a triumphant return with the absorbing first book in "The Sarantine Mosaic," Sailing to in Kay's ability to mold real historical settings into vivid new fantasy worlds, Sailing to Sarantium is built up from the glittering and real ancient Eastern European city of Byzantium.

The Mosaic books, Sailing to Sarantium book 1, was my first GGK book and took me into a new world looking at mosaics in a different way, the writing is still the best I've ever read. I fell in love with the hero and was happy and hurt when he was.

Recommend all GGK's books/5(). Sailing to Sarantium Lord of Emperors The Last Light of the Sun The Lions of Al-Rassan Song For Arbonne Tigana THE FIONAVAR TAPESTRY: The Summer Tree The Wandering Fire The Darkest Road POETRY: Beyond this Dark House BUYING BOOKS: Signed and personalized books can be ordered from Book City in Toronto.

Free download or read online Sailing to Sarantium pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in September 7thand was written by Guy Gavriel Kay. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this fantasy, historical story are,/5. Sailing to Sarantium Guy Gavriel Kay, Author HarperPrism $24 (p) ISBN (if ever a book cried out for a listing of dramatis personae, this is it) are dismaying, however, and don't.

Books similar to Sailing to Sarantium (The Sarantine Mosaic, #1) Sailing to Sarantium (The Sarantine Mosaic, #1) by Guy Gavriel Kay.

avg. rating Ratings. Crispin is a master mosaicist, creating beautiful art with colored stones and glass. Summoned to Sarantium by imperial request, he bears a Queen's secret mission, and a talisman. Praise for Sailing to Sarantium "Kay at his finest.

Sarantium itself is vast, sumptuous, and dangerous."--Locus "Once again, Guy Gavriel Kay has taken a period of history and transformed it into something magical."--Lisa Goldstein, author of The Red Magician "Sailing to Sarantium confirms, yet again, Kay's status as one of our most accomplished and engaging storytellers."--Toronto Star "For /5(K).

Sailing to Sarantium, the first book in Guy Gavriel Kay’s duology THE SARANTINE MOSAIC, is a historical fantasy loosely based on the Byzantine Empire. It’s a well-written slow-moving character-driven novel that’s full of the violence, sex, political intrigue, passion, and beauty we expect from Kay.

Sailing the Water's Edge: The Domestic Politics of American Foreign Policy by Helen V. Milner, Dustin Tingley PDF Free Download Sailing to Sarantium: Book One of the Sarantine Mosaic by Guy Gavriel Kay PDF Free Download.

Bookshare - Accessible Books for Individuals with Print Disabilities. Books related to Sailing to Sarantium.

Skip this list. Named of the Dragon. Susanna Kearsley. $ Camber of Culdi. Katherine Kurtz. $ Sixteen Ways to Defend a Walled City. Parker. $ A Conspiracy of Truths. Alexandra Rowland. $ The Empress of Salt and Fortune.

Nghi Vo. $ The Disfavored Hero/5. Sailing to Sarantium begins The Sarantine Mosaic, a new and signal triumph by today's most esteemed master of high fantasy. "To say of a man that he was Sailing to Sarantium was to say that his life was on the cusp of change, poised for emergent greatness, brilliance, fortune--or else at the very precipice of a final and absolute fall into 5/5(1).

― Guy Gavriel Kay, quote from Sailing to Sarantium “Thunderstorms were common in Sarantium on midsummer nights, sufficiently so to make plausible the oft-repeated tale that the Emperor Apius passed to the god in the midst of a towering storm, with lightning flashing and rolls of.

Lord of Emperors brings the great characters and the great world of Sailing to Sarantium (my review) and adds so much more, in this conclusion to Guy Gavriel Kay's Sarantine Mosaic. The characters are pretty much the same as the first book/5(). Sailing to Sarantium was the first book of Kay's that I read, and I, like other reviewers, wondered a bit at the slow pacing of the beginning.

This book truly comes alive during subsequent readings, when one can put all the puzzle pieces together at the beginning and see the foreshadowing of what is to come/5(15). In Sailing to Sarantium, the first volume of the brilliant Sarantine Mosaic, Guy Gavriel Kay weaves an utterly compelling story of the allure and intrigue of a magnificent city and the people drawn into its spell.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. This shopping feature will continue to load items /5(43).Editions for Sailing to Sarantium: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ) Cited by: 1.