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The Price of Spring

The Price of Spring

(2009)
(The fourth book in the Long Price Quartet series)
A novel by

 
Fifteen years have passed since the devastating war between the Galt Empire and the cities of the Khaiem in which the Khaiem's poets and their magical power known as 'andat' were destroyed, leaving the women of the Khaiem and the men of Galt infertile.

The emperor of the Khaiem tries to form a marriage alliance between his son and the daughter of a Galtic lord, hoping the Khaiem men and Galtic women will produce a new generation to help create a peaceful future.

But Maati, a poet who has been in hiding for years, driven by guilt over his part in the disastrous end of the war, defies tradition and begins training female poets. With Eiah, the emperor's daughter, helping him, he intends to create andat, to restore the world as it was before the war.

Vanjit, a woman haunted by her family's death in the war, creates a new andat. But hope turns to ashes as her creation unleashes a power that cripples all she touches.

As the prospect of peace dims under the lash of Vanjit's creation, Maati and Eiah try to end her reign of terror. But time is running out for both the Galts and the Khaiem.

Genre: Fantasy
 
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Hardback Editions

July 2009 : USA Hardback
Title: The Price of Spring (Long Price Quartet)
Author(s): Daniel Abraham
ISBN: 0-7653-1343-X / 978-0-7653-1343-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

December 2014 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Price of Spring (Long Price Quartet)
Author(s): Daniel Abraham
ISBN: 1-4945-0603-3 / 978-1-4945-0603-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

December 2014 : USA MP3 CD
Title: The Price of Spring (Long Price Quartet)
Author(s): Daniel Abraham
ISBN: 1-4945-5603-0 / 978-1-4945-5603-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

December 2014 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Price of Spring: Long Price Quartet, Book 4
Author(s): Daniel Abraham
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

July 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Price of Spring (Long Price Quartet)
Author(s): Daniel Abraham
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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