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Night of Knives

(2004)
(The first book in the Malazan Empire series)
A novel by

 

"Night of Knives marks the first installment of the shared world that we had both envisioned."
Steven Erikson


It gave the Empire its name, but the tiny island and city of Malaz is now a sleepy, seedy back-water port. However this night things are a little different. This night, its residents are bustling about, barring doors and shuttering windows. Because this night a once-in-a-generation Shadow Moon is due and threatens the good citizens of Malaz with demon hounds and other, darker, beings...And it was also prophesied that on this night the Emperor Kellanved, missing for all these years, will return. As factions within the greater Empire battle over the imperial throne, the Shadow Moon summons a far more alien and ancient presence for an all-out assault upon the island. Indeed the cataclysmic events that happen this night will determine the fate of the Malaz and of the entire world beyond.

Genre: Fantasy
 
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Hardback Editions

May 2009 : USA Hardback
Title: Night of Knives: A Novel of the Malazan Empire (Novels of the Malazan Empire)
Author(s): Ian C Esslemont
ISBN: 0-7653-2369-9 / 978-0-7653-2369-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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June 2007 : USA Hardback
Title: Night of Knives: A Novel of the Melazan Empire
Author(s): Ian C Esslemont
ISBN: 0-593-05781-3 / 978-0-593-05781-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Press
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September 2004 : UK Hardback
Title: Night of Knives
Author(s): Ian Cameron Esslemont
ISBN: 1-904619-18-5 / 978-1-904619-18-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: PS Publishing
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September 2004 : UK Hardback
Title: Night of Knives
Author(s): Ian Cameron Esslemont
ISBN: 1-904619-19-3 / 978-1-904619-19-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: PS Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

March 2010 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Night of Knives: A Novel of the Malazan Empire (Novels of the Malazan Empire)
Author(s): Ian C Esslemont
ISBN: 0-7653-6349-6 / 978-0-7653-6349-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2009 : USA Paperback
Title: Night of Knives: A Novel of the Malazan Empire (Novels of the Malazan Empire)
Author(s): Ian C Esslemont
ISBN: 0-7653-2371-0 / 978-0-7653-2371-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2008 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Night of Knives: A Novel of the Malazan Empire
Author(s): Ian C Esslemont
ISBN: 0-553-81829-5 / 978-0-553-81829-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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June 2007 : USA Paperback
Title: Night of Knives: A Novel of the Melazan Empire
Author(s): Ian C Esslemont
ISBN: 0-593-05782-1 / 978-0-593-05782-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2006 : UK Paperback
Title: Night of Knives: A Novel of Malaz
Author(s): Ian Cameron Esslemont
ISBN: 1-904619-93-2 / 978-1-904619-93-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: PS Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

April 2017 : MP3 CD
Title: Night of Knives
Author(s): Ian C Esslemont
ISBN: 1-5113-7697-X / 978-1-5113-7697-6
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

April 2016 : MP3 CD
Title: Night of Knives (Novels of the Malazan Empire)
Author(s): Ian C Esslemont
ISBN: 1-5113-7696-1 / 978-1-5113-7696-9
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2016 : USA Audio edition
Title: Night of Knives: Novels of the Malazan Empire, Book 1
Author(s): Ian C Esslemont
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   

April 2016 : USA Audio edition
Title: Night of Knives: A Novel of the Malazan Empire, Book 1
Author(s): Ian C Esslemont
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
Availability: Amazon   

April 2016 : UK Audio edition
Title: Night of Knives: A Novel of the Malazan Empire, Book 1
Author(s): Ian C Esslemont
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

December 2010 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Night Of Knives: A Novel Of The Malazan Empire
Author(s): Ian C Esslemont
Publisher: Transworld Digital
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May 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Night of Knives: A Novel of the Malazan Empire
Author(s): Ian C Esslemont
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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