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Publisher Description

Bled dry by interminable warfare, infighting and bloody confrontations with Lord Anomander Rake and his Tiste Andii, the vast, sprawling Malazan empire simmers with discontent.
Even its imperial legions yearn for some respite. For Sergeant Whiskeyjack and his Bridgeburners and for Tattersail, sole surviving sorceress of the Second Legion, the aftermath of the siege of Pale should have been a time to mourn the dead. But Darujhistan, last of the Free Cities of Genabackis, still holds out - and Empress Lasseen's ambition knows no bounds.
However, it seems the empire is not alone in this great game. Sinister forces gather as the gods themselves prepare to play their hand...

Conceived and written on an epic scale, Gardens of the Moon is a breathtaking achievement - a novel in which grand design, a dark and complex mythology, wild and wayward magic and a host of enduring characters combine with thrilling, powerful storytelling to resounding effect. Acclaimed by writers, critics and readers alike, here is the opening chapter in what has been hailed a landmark of epic fantasy: the awesome 'The Malazan Book of the Fallen'.

Sci-Fi & Fantasy
July 28

Customer Reviews

Bamboozle01 ,

Story Without A Spoon

Any narrative that challenges the spoon fed readers habits of sleepy, lazy reading is going to come under fire by critics who like their stories full of signposted, cliched, predictive text. If u are one of these, you will hate this book. If you like puzzles, are moderately intelligent and like tasting your wine before u swallow it then this is for you. Like a puzzle, gardens of the moon forces you to hold and sift through things u have discovered and trust ( heaven forbid ) that the writer knows what he is doing and will deliver. Yours is the journey, not the guiding. Let mr erikson do that. But yes take everything he leaves u by the roadside as u might need it later. 9/10

Stonemonkeylives ,

Gardens of the Moon

This is an awesome start to and epic fantasy world. Where the characters are complex and interesting, you really learn to love them and everyone who reads these books will have a favourite character that differs from other peoples. The story itself is extremely complex, placing mortals against gods. And the very unique take on magic makes you want to read and learn more about them. Would highly recommend this and all following books. 5-stars.

DCrok79 ,

Best Series in Genre

Unbelievably good series with complexity and a slant on magic & Gods that is wholly unique and engrossing. Robert Jordan’s Wheel of time is a fairy’s picnic in comparison!
If you have not read this series, I will be very envious! Go and read it and have your mind blown!

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