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The Last Light of the Sun by Guy Gavriel Kay

The Last Light of the Sun

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The Last Light of the Sun by Guy Gavriel Kay
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Apr 05, 2005 | ISBN 9780451459855

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Praise

Praise for The Last Light of the Sun

“An ambitious entertainment that transcends the historical record, offering cogent observations on fathers and sons, on the power of grief, on faith, courage, loyalty and the inevitability of change.”—The Washington Post Book World

“Kay has written a modern saga, a story of song and heroes and of the end of days.”—The Toronto Star
 
“[A] wonderfully imaginative historical fantasy…the pieces come together to weave a dazzling tapestry.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“If you take Stephen King’s attention to detail, Stephen Lawhead’s Byzantium, a near Shakespearean plot, and the best narration and storytelling in a while, you have The Last Light of the Sun.”—SF Revu
 
The Last Light of the Sun steadfastly confront[s] us with the significant acts of insignificant people, the ironies of history, and both heroism and the fantastic stripped of accumulated myths and legends.”—Locus

More Praise for the Novels of Guy Gavriel Kay
 
“[Read] anything by Guy Gavriel Kay…His strengths are strong characters and fantastic set pieces.”—The New Yorker 
 
“History and fantasy rarely come together as gracefully or readably as they do in the novels of Guy Gavriel Kay.”—The Washington Post Book World

“Kay shows why he’s the heir to Tolkien’s tradition.”—Booklist
 
“Kay is a genius. I’ve read him all my life and am always inspired by his work.”—#1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson 
 
“A storyteller on the grandest scale.”—Time Magazine, Canada

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