Le Fou et l Assassin Tome 3 En qu te de vengeance

Titre : Le Fou et l Assassin Tome 3 En qu te de vengeance
Auteur : Robin Hobb
Éditeur : Pygmalion
ISBN-13 : 9782756416960
Libération : 2016-01-27T02:00:00+01:00

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FitzChevalerie et le Fou ont changé le cours de l’histoire. Puis leurs chemins se sont séparés. Le bâtard de sang royal s’est détourné de ses activités pour mener une existence paisible à Flétribois, quant à son fidèle compagnon, il n’en a plus entendu parler. Jusqu’à ce qu’il le retrouve, mutilé, au hasard d’une balade avec Abeille. Les graves problèmes de santé de son vieil ami et les intrigues à la cour font baisser la garde de Fitz alors que survient le pire : sa fille est enlevée. Le Fou, au crépuscule de sa vie, a laissé échapper des secrets qui pourraient bien conduire de pâles inconnus à user d’Abeille comme de leur prochaine arme. Mais une magie ancienne coule encore dans les veines de FitzChevalerie Loinvoyant et, bien que ses talents d’Assassin se soient amoindris avec le temps, ennemis comme amis vont apprendre qu’il reste toujours la vengeance à celui qui a tout perdu.

Les Cit s des Anciens Tome 3 La fureur du fleuve

Titre : Les Cit s des Anciens Tome 3 La fureur du fleuve
Auteur : Robin Hobb
Éditeur : Pygmalion
ISBN-13 : 9782756406824
Libération : 2011-10-19T00:00:00+02:00

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Dans ce troisième volume, les tensions se nouent et s’accentuent. Graffe prétend plus que jamais régenter le groupe et se heurte à la révolte de Thymara, qui n’accepte pas qu’on lui dicte sa conduite ; Sédric, après avoir volé le sang du petit dragon cuivré, tombe malade et constate avec effroi d’étranges modifications chez lui ; Leftrin découvre enfin l’agent de son maître-chanteur et se trouve désormais face à un choix terrible ; et Alise doit, elle aussi, décider entre son amour pour le capitaine et sa vie de femme mariée. Et chacun suit la migration des dragons vers Kelsingra, une cité qui n’existe peut-être pas. Mais, alors que la situation paraît bloquée pour tous, un événement imprévu et catastrophique vient redistribuer toutes les cartes...

Le Soldat chamane Tome 3 Le fils rejet

Titre : Le Soldat chamane Tome 3 Le fils rejet
Auteur : Robin Hobb
Éditeur : Pygmalion
ISBN-13 : 9782756405971
Libération : 2007-11-27T00:00:00+01:00

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Revenu dans sa famille pour assister au mariage de son frère aîné, Jamère se trouve en butte au mépris et à l’hostilité de tous à cause de son inexplicable embonpoint. Son père n’accepte pas que son fils soldat laisse libre cours à son appétit et l’accable de son profond mépris ; sa sœur Yaril ne lui cache pas la répugnance qu’il lui inspire et sa fiancée Carsina lui tourne le dos. Nul ne veut entendre son explication : il doit sa corpulence à la magie ocellionne, théorie dont sa part gernienne a du mal à se convaincre. Il a beau travailler comme un forcené aux champs, se priver de nourriture, rien n’y fait pour qu’il maigrisse. Jamère croit avoir touché le fond de l’humiliation le jour du mariage de son frère, où tous ses gestes, toutes ses paroles sont vus comme ceux d’un goinfre incapable de maîtriser sa gloutonnerie. Mais la peste ocellionne n’a pas fini ses ravages... Dans ce troisième volume du Soldat chamane, Robin Hobb nous ouvre, à travers une fantasy extrêmement maîtrisée, l’âme d’un personnage bouleversant d’humanité.

Royal Assassin The Farseer Trilogy Book 2

Titre : Royal Assassin The Farseer Trilogy Book 2
Auteur : Robin Hobb
Éditeur : HarperCollins UK
ISBN-13 : 9780007383443
Libération : 2011-09-01

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‘Fantasy as it ought to be written’ George R.R. Martin The second volume in Robin Hobb’s internationally bestselling Farseer Trilogy.

Prophecy

Titre : Prophecy
Auteur : Elizabeth Haydon
Éditeur : Tor Books
ISBN-13 : 9781466823020
Libération : 2001-08-13

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In Rhapsody, a fellowship was forged--three companions who, through great adversity, became a force to be reckoned with: Rhapsody, a singer of great talent and even greater beauty; Achmed, an assassin with unearthly talents; and Grunthor, a giant Sergeant-Major whose jolly disposition stands at odds with his deadly skill at weapons. Having fled the F'dor--an ancient, powerful evil--the three emerged on the other side of the world, only to discover fourteen centuries had passed. Their homeland had been destroyed, their people scattered across several continents, and everyone they ever knew had long since passed away...except, perhaps, the F'dor. Prophecy continues this powerful epic. Driven by a prophetic vision, Rhapsody races to rescue the religious leader of her new homeland while Achmed and Grunthor seek evidence of the F'dor. These three may be their world's only hope, the heroes spoken of in the Prophecy of the Three, but their time is running short. They must find their elusive enemy before his darkness consumes them all. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Alien Earth

Titre : Alien Earth
Auteur : Megan Lindholm
Éditeur : HarperCollins UK
ISBN-13 : 9780007391950
Libération : 2011-11-10

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A classic science fiction adventure from the backlist of Megan Lindholm, who also writes as Robin Hobb.

Dragon Keeper

Titre : Dragon Keeper
Auteur : Robin Hobb
Éditeur : Harper Collins
ISBN-13 : 9780061966149
Libération : 2010-01-26

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“Robin Hobb is one of our very best fantasy writers.” New York Times bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson With Dragon Keeper, Robin Hobb, critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling “master fantasist” (Baltimore Sun), begins a breathtaking new series about the resurgence of dragons in a world that both needs and fears them—the world Hobb’s readers most recently visited in her immensely popular “Tawny Man” trilogy. Volume One of the Rain Wilds Chronicles, Dragon Keeper is yet another magnificent adventure from the author of The Soldier Son and Farseer Trilogies, confirming the Contra Costa Times of California’s assessment of Hobb as “one of the most important writers in 21st century fantasy.”

Fool s Assassin

Titre : Fool s Assassin
Auteur : Robin Hobb
Éditeur : Del Rey
ISBN-13 : 9780553392432
Libération : 2014-08-12

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Nearly twenty years ago, Robin Hobb burst upon the fantasy scene with the first of her acclaimed Farseer novels, Assassin’s Apprentice, which introduced the characters of FitzChivalry Farseer and his uncanny friend the Fool. A watershed moment in modern fantasy, this novel—and those that followed—broke exciting new ground in a beloved genre. Together with George R. R. Martin, Robin Hobb helped pave the way for such talented new voices as Scott Lynch, Brandon Sanderson, and Naomi Novik. Over the years, Hobb’s imagination has soared throughout the mythic lands of the Six Duchies in such bestselling series as the Liveship Traders Trilogy and the Rain Wilds Chronicles. But no matter how far she roamed, her heart always remained with Fitz. And now, at last, she has come home, with an astonishing new novel that opens a dark and gripping chapter in the Farseer saga. FitzChivalry—royal bastard and former king’s assassin—has left his life of intrigue behind. As far as the rest of the world knows, FitzChivalry Farseer is dead and buried. Masquerading as Tom Badgerlock, Fitz is now married to his childhood sweetheart, Molly, and leading the quiet life of a country squire. Though Fitz is haunted by the disappearance of the Fool, who did so much to shape Fitz into the man he has become, such private hurts are put aside in the business of daily life, at least until the appearance of menacing, pale-skinned strangers casts a sinister shadow over Fitz’s past . . . and his future. Now, to protect his new life, the former assassin must once again take up his old one. . . . Praise for Fool’s Assassin “Hobb knows the complicated workings of the wayward human heart, and she takes time to depict them in her tale, to tell her story sweetly, insistently, compellingly. . . . A book meant to be inhabited rather than run through.”—The Seattle Times “[FitzChivalry Farseer is] one of the best characters in fantasy literature.”—Fantasy Book Review “[Hobb’s] prose sparkles, her characters leap off the page.”—Tor.com “Modern fantasy at its irresistible best.”—The Guardian “Fantastic . . . emotionally rich storytelling.”—Library Journal (starred review) Praise for Robin Hobb “Fantasy as it ought to be written . . . Robin Hobb’s books are diamonds in a sea of zircons.”—George R. R. Martin From the Hardcover edition.

Fool s Quest

Titre : Fool s Quest
Auteur : Robin Hobb
Éditeur : Del Rey
ISBN-13 : 9780553392937
Libération : 2015-08-11

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BUZZFEED AND THE INDEPENDENT • Ranking alongside George R. R. Martin as a groundbreaking master of fantasy, Robin Hobb delivers the second book in her long-awaited Fitz and the Fool trilogy. The harrowing adventures of FitzChivalry Farseer and his enigmatic friend the Fool continue in Robin Hobb’s triumphant follow-up to Fool’s Assassin. But Fool’s Quest is more than just a sequel. With the artistry and imagination her fans have come to expect, Hobb builds masterfully on all that has gone before, revealing devastating secrets and shocking conspiracies that cast a dark shadow over the history of Fitz and his world—a shadow that now stretches to darken all future hope. Long ago, Fitz and the Fool changed the world, bringing back the magic of dragons and securing both the Farseer succession and the stability of the kingdom. Or so they thought. But now the Fool is near death, maimed by mysterious pale-skinned figures whose plans for world domination hinge upon the powers the Fool may share with Fitz’s own daughter. Distracted by the Fool’s perilous health, and swept up against his will in the intrigues of the royal court, Fitz lets down his guard . . . and in a horrible instant, his world is undone and his beloved daughter stolen away by those who would use her as they had once sought to use the Fool—as a weapon. But FitzChivalry Farseer is not without weapons of his own. An ancient magic still lives in his veins. And though he may have let his skills as royal assassin diminish over the years, such things, once learned, are not so easily forgotten. Now enemies and friends alike are about to learn that nothing is more dangerous than a man who has nothing left to lose. Praise for Fool’s Quest “A complex tapestry of adventure, betrayal, destiny, and unrelenting peril . . . Hobb’s expertise is evident as always.”—Publishers Weekly “Glorious and beautiful storytelling . . . Hobb lets rip with revelations, treachery, vengeance, sword fights and full on magical mayhem.”—SciFiNow “If readers have any doubt that Robin Hobb is one of the finest writers in the fantasy genre, then they haven’t read any of her work.”—SFFWorld “Hobb finds a way to always show us more details of the universe she’s been building over the course of the four previous series. . . . The friendship of Fitz and the Fool brings danger to them both, but it’s one of the most touching in fantasy fiction.”—Library Journal (starred review) Praise for Robin Hobb and Fool’s Assassin “Fantasy as it ought to be written.”—George R. R. Martin “Hobb knows the complicated workings of the wayward human heart, and she takes time to depict them in her tale, to tell her story sweetly, insistently, compellingly. . . . A book meant to be inhabited rather than run through.”—The Seattle Times “[FitzChivalry Farseer is] one of the best characters in fantasy literature.”—Fantasy Book Review “[Hobb’s] prose sparkles, her characters leap off the page.”—Tor.com “Modern fantasy at its irresistible best.”—The Guardian “Fantastic . . . emotionally rich storytelling.”—Library Journal (starred review) From the Hardcover edition.

Shaman s Crossing

Titre : Shaman s Crossing
Auteur : Robin Hobb
Éditeur : Harper Collins
ISBN-13 : 0061793353
Libération : 2009-10-13

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Nevare Burvelle is the second son of a second son, destined from birth to carry a sword. The wealthy young noble will follow his father—newly made a lord by the King of Gernia—into the cavalry, training in the military arts at the elite King's Cavella Academy in the capital city of Old Thares. Bright and well-educated, an excellent horseman with an advantageous engagement, Nevare's future appears golden. But as his Academy instruction progresses, Nevare begins to realize that the road before him is far from straight. The old aristocracy looks down on him as the son of a "new noble" and, unprepared for the political and social maneuvering of the deeply competitive school and city, the young man finds himself entangled in a web of injustice, discrimination, and foul play. In addition, he is disquieted by his unconventional girl-cousin Epiny—who challenges his heretofore unwavering world view—and by the bizarre dreams that haunt his nights. For twenty years the King's cavalry has pushed across the grasslands, subduing and settling its nomads and claiming the territory in Gernia's name. Now they have driven as far as the Barrier Mountains, home to the Speck people, a quiet, forest-dwelling folk who retain the last vestiges of magic in a world that is rapidly becoming modernized. From childhood Nevare has been taught that the Specks are a primitive people to be pitied for their backward ways—and feared for their indigenous diseases, including the deadly Speck plague, which has ravaged the frontier towns and military outposts. The Dark Evening brings the carnival to Old Thares, and with it an unknown magic, and the first Specks Nevare has ever seen . . .