By Guy Gavriel Kay
In accordance with the troubadour tradition that rose in Provence in the course of the excessive center a long time, this panoramic, soaking up novel fantastically creates another model of the medieval world.
The matriarchal, cultured land of Arbonne is hire through a feud among its strongest dukes, the noble troubador Bertran de Talair and Urte de Miraval, over long-dead Aelis, lover of 1, spouse of the opposite and as soon as inheritor to the country's throne.
To the north lies militaristic Gorhaut, whose population worship the militant god Corannos and are governed by means of corrupt, womanizing King Ademar. His leader consultant, the excessive priest of Corannos, is decided to irradicate the worship of a feminine deity, whose fans reside to the south.
Into this cauldron of brewing catastrophe comes the mysterious Gorhaut mercenary Blaise, who takes carrier with Bertran and averts an try on his lifestyles. The revelation of Blaise's lineage and a declare for sanctuary by means of his sister-in-law units the level for a brutal conflict among the 2 cultures. Intertwined is the story of a tender girl troubadour whose position indicates the sweep of the drama to come back.
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A Song for Arbonne by Guy Gavriel Kay