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The Skein of Lament

The Skein of Lament

by Chris Wooding

Publisher Victor Gollancz Ltd

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About the book

The story of an exotic oriental world. The empire of Saramyr has relied on the secretive sect of Weavers for far too long. Now the Weavers, manipulating space and time through the Weave of existence, are plotting the overthrow of the families. Their motives twisted by the Witchstones they draw their power from.

As the empire crumbles the disowned abbearant daughter of the empire and a few scattered rebels must find out the secret of the true nature of the witchstones and rescue the empire from depravity and the rule of demons.

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About the Author

Chris Wooding

Chris Wooding is a British writer born in Leicester, and now living in London.


His first book, Crashing, which he wrote at the age of nineteen, was published in 1998 when he was twenty-one. Since then he has written many more, including The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray, which was silver runner-up for the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize, and Poison, which won the Lancashire Children's Book of the Year.


He is also the author of three different, completed series; Broken Skye an anime-influenced fantasy serial for children, Braided Path, a fantasy trilogy for adults, and Malice, a young adult fantasy that mixes graphic novel with the traditional novel; as well as another, four-part series, Tales of the Ketty Jay, a steampunk sci-fi fantasy for adults.

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  • Book Condition & Notes

    Fine first edition with some slight yellowing to some of the pages. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket with some signs of bruising to the top and bottom of the spine.

    This book is located in our Brighton store and may take longer for delivery.

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