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Kushiel\'s Avatar

Kushiel's Avatar

(2001)
(The third book in the Kushiel's Legacy series)
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The land of Terre d' Ange is a place of unsurpassed beauty and grace. It is said that angels found the land and saw it was good...and the ensuing race that rose from the seed of angels and men live by one simple rule: Love as thou wilt.Phèdre nó Delaunay is a woman born with a scarlet mote in her left eye and sold into indentured servitude as a child. Her bond was purchased by a nobleman, and he was the first one to recognize who and what she is: one pricked by Kushiel's Dart, chosen to forever experience pain and pleasure as one.Phèdre's path has taken a strange and sometimes dangerous course. She has lain with princes and pirate kings, battled a wicked temptress who is still determined to win the crown at any cost, and saved two nations with her courageous actions and sacrifices. Through it all she has had the devoted swordsman Joscelin at her side, who knew from the beginning what she was. Her very nature is a torturous thing for them both, and it is a bane on their lives--but he is sworn to her and by accepting who she is, Joscelin has never violated the central precept of the angel Cassiel: to protect and serve.But Phèdre's plans will put his pledge to the test, for she has never forgotten her childhood friend Hyacinthe. She has spent ten long years searching for the key to free him from his eternal indenture to the Master of Straights, a bargain with the gods that he struck so that a nation could be saved; in doing so, he took Phèdre's place as a sacrifice. She cannot forget, and she cannot forgive--herself or the gods. She is determined to seize one last hope to redeem her friend, even if it means her death.Their search will bring Phèdre and Joscelin on a dangerous path that will carry them across the world, to fabled courts and splendid vistas, to distant lands where madness reigns and souls are currency, and down a fabled river to a land forgotten by most of the world.And to a power so mighty that none dare speak its name.Kushiel's Avatar is the concluding volume in Jacqueline Carey's evocative novels about the enigmatic Phèdre nó Delaunay; the third in a triptych of beautifully constructed historical fantasies that combine passion and danger, great battles of the sword and soul, deep eroticism, and mystical enigmas.

Genre: Fantasy
 
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Hardback Editions

April 2003 : USA Hardback
Title: Kushiel's Avatar
Author(s): Jacqueline Carey
ISBN: 0-312-87240-2 / 978-0-312-87240-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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January 2001 : Hardback
Title: Kushiel's Avatar
Author(s): Jacqueline Carey
ISBN: 555862454X / 978-5558624540
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

January 2016 : USA Paperback
Title: Kushiel's Avatar (Kushiel's Legacy)
Author(s): Jacqueline Carey
ISBN: 0-7653-7859-0 / 978-0-7653-7859-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2005 : UK Paperback
Title: Kushiel's Avatar
Author(s): Jacqueline Carey
ISBN: 0-330-42001-1 / 978-0-330-42001-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tor
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

September 2004 : UK Paperback
Title: Kushiel's Avatar
Author(s): Jacqueline Carey
ISBN: 1-4050-3414-9 / 978-1-4050-3414-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tor
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

March 2004 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Kushiel's Avatar (Kushiel's Legacy)
Author(s): Jacqueline Carey
ISBN: 0-7653-4753-9 / 978-0-7653-4753-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

March 2009 : USA Audio CD
Title: Kushiel's Avatar (Kushiel's Legacy)
Author(s): Jacqueline Carey
ISBN: 1-4001-0951-5 / 978-1-4001-0951-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

March 2009 : USA Audio CD
Title: Kushiel's Avatar (Kushiel's Legacy)
Author(s): Jacqueline Carey
ISBN: 1-4001-3951-1 / 978-1-4001-3951-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

March 2009 : USA MP3 CD
Title: Kushiel's Avatar (Kushiel's Legacy)
Author(s): Jacqueline Carey
ISBN: 1-4001-5951-2 / 978-1-4001-5951-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

March 2009 : USA Audio edition
Title: Kushiel's Avatar
Author(s): Jacqueline Carey
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

July 2011 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Kushiel's Avatar (Kushiel's Legacy Book 3)
Author(s): Jacqueline Carey
Publisher: Tor
Availability: Amazon UK   

April 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Kushiel's Avatar (Kushiel's Legacy Book 3)
Author(s): Jacqueline Carey
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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