Wisdom of the Fox(1999)
The Man Who Wouldn't Be King (As If He Had a Choice)
A novel by Harry Turtledove
Gerin the Fox would like nothing better than to lead a quiet life of study, but the murder of his father and brother will leave him the sole baron of Fox Keep, which he must lead into war against the barbarous Trokmoi and the Empire of Elabon. Original.
Praise for this book
"Harry Turtledove has established himself as the grand master..." - Poul Anderson
Used availability for Harry Turtledove's Wisdom of the Fox
November 1999 : USA Mass Market Paperback