Rescued from unspeakable horror, Ishbel Brunelle has devoted her life to the Order of the Coil, a sacred cult that reads the future in the entrails of its human sacrifices. But the Serpent has loftier plans for the archpriestess, and an eerie, eldritch warning: "Prepare for the Lord of Elcho Falling . . ."
Perils abound in a realm beset by treachery, and above all looms the DarkGlass Mountain - once known as the Threshold - as the terrible Dark God Kanubai prepares to emerge from his prison in exile.
About the Author
Sara Douglass has worked as a nurse and has a Ph.D. in early modern European history. Her first fantasy adventure, The Axis Trilogy, had an overwhelming response from readers (Starman won the 1996 Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Novel). This was followed by the bestselling Wayfarer Redemption Trilogy, and other works of both epic and historical fantasy. Sara lives in an 1880s-era house, Nonsuch, in Hobart, Tasmania.
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"The dark, sensuous first in a new fantasy series."--Publishers Weekly
Series: DarkGlass Mountain (Paperback)
Number Of Pages: 694
Published: June 2008
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.5 x 12.5 x 2.9
Weight (kg): 0.32