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    • ISBN:9781405515009
    • Publication date:05 Jan 2012
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Tetrarch

The Well of Echoes, Volume Two (A Three Worlds Novel)

By Ian Irvine

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Great storytelling, great characters and great imagination have made Ian Irvine the most successful new fantasy writer in the UK of recent years.

Santhenar is on its knees. War with the forces from beyond the Void shows no sign of ending. And there is worse to come. The Aachim have invaded with a fleet of formidable battle constructs and the price for their withdrawal is half the globe.

The future of the world now rests in the hands of just three flawed individuals: Tiaan, whose knowledge holds the key to a power that can yet destroy all foes; Nish who has sworn to bring the renegade geomancer to justice; and Irisis, whose great talents are hidden even from herself.

Now Tiaan is leading her people in a last desperate stand against the Lyrinx... but if they are to survive she must master her new powers or be destroyed...

Biographical Notes

Ian Irvine lives in the mountains of NSW, Australia.

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  • ISBN: 9781841491998
  • Publication date: 05 Feb 2004
  • Page count: 704
  • Imprint: Orbit
The complex cultures, detailed geography, and the palpable weight of history provide a solid background to an intense story that ... becomes increasingly compelling. This stands out as a worldbuilding labour of love with some truly original touches — LOCUS
A page-turner of the highest order ... formidable — SFX on GEOMANCER
Readers of Eddings, Goodkind and Jordan will lap this one up — STARLOG
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