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The Adamantine Palace

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Penguin USA, Inc. , New York
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ISBN 139781101180235, 9781101185049

The Adamantine Palace is the prize that one prince seeks and through all manner of realm craft, diabolical planning, love craft, cruelty, potions and poisons he schemes his way throughout the novel to /5.

The Adamantine Palace (Volume I of The Memory of Flames Trilogy) is The Adamantine Palace book first novel. He lives in southeast England with his wife and two children.

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He lives in /5(33). Although Deas gives his imagination The Adamantine Palace book rein in The Adamantine Palace and his short chapters (70 in a relatively brief book) keep things moving, critics call into question his world-building skills, as well as the SF/F penchant these days for trilogies, which only guarantees that nothing much will get resolved in /5(33).

//The Adamantine Palace// is a fast-paced, violent fantasy that captivates despite its circular nature. There are no heroes in Deas's tale of conniving royals and unfeeling dragons.

There are an abundance of characters; each one jockeying for advantage and willing to /5(4). The Adamantine Palace is a fast-paced read – its pages (a rather short book for the Fantasy genre) are divided into about 70 small chapters, something that proves to be both its strength and its weakness.

The former is in the whirlwind non-stop action. The Adamantine Palace. Deas’s dragon-riding fantasy debut lumbers along as sinister Prince Jehal, called the Viper, connives, seduces, poisons, and murders his. The Adamantine Palace is a book that grows on you.

The pages turn fast, the politics draws you in and our gradual discovery of circumstances promises much for the later series. The pages turn fast, the politics draws you in and our gradual discovery of Author: Allen Stroud.

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Though the story of Deas epic dragon trilogy continues in this book, I will limit this /5. The Adamantine Palace Quotes Showing of 3 “They'd tried, him and Snow. They'd tried and they'd failed, and that felt so much better than not having tried at all.”.

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The power of the Realms depends on its dragons. With their terrifying natures tempered by a mysterious liquid, they are 5/5. Stephen Deas is the author of the acclaimed short story “The Snow Fox.” The Adamantine Palace (Volume I of The Memory of Flames Trilogy) is his first novel.

He lives in southeast England with his wife and two s: 1. From the Adamantine Palace itself, a symbol of the High Fantasy opulence inherent in the novel, to the types of dragons bred for use – fighting, racing, breeding – this is a confident book that belies its author’s relatively new publication.

The dragons are pleasingly un-human and their sense of power is quite apparent throughout the book. The Adamantine Palace (Volume I of The Memory of Flames Trilogy) is his first novel. He lives in southeast England with his wife and two children.

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About Stephen Deas. The Adamantine Palace By Stephen Deas (Gollancz, 19 March ) Dragons have become increasingly humanised in the last couple of decades.

Their popularity in the speculative fiction genre certainly hasn't diminished (you only need to look at the popularity of Naomi Novik's Temeraire novels for evidence of that) but their primal ferocity has been gradually replaced with intelligence and. 'The Adamantine Palace' is a story of dragons and humans living together in a different world consisting of many Queens and Kings of the different 'realms'.

After a somewhat slow start, the book took an exciting turn when one of the dragons starts communicating with the humans/5(6). “The Adamantine Palace” is the first book in a trilogy and does end on a few minor cliffhangers.

The sequel, “King of the Crags”, is due for publication in Ma marks the UK Hardcover & Paperback Publication of “The Adamantine Palace” via Gollancz. The Adamantine Palace. [Stephen Deas] -- Once dragons ruled the world and man was little more than prey; then a way of subduing the dragons was discovered.

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Get this from a library. The Adamantine Palace. [Stephen Deas] -- The power of the Realms depends on its dragons. With their terrifying natures, they are ridden by the aristocracy and bred for hunting and war.

But as dangerous political maneuverings threaten the. The Adamantine Palace. [Stephen Deas] -- In the Realms, the aristocracy own dragons and breed them for hunting and for war, but when a single dragon goes missing, the creature's return to its full intelligence and fury could spell disaster.

Get this from a library. The Adamantine Palace. [Stephen Deas] -- Betrayal, deceit, savage power-plays, brutal politics and dragons. The arrival of an exciting new talent on the fantasy scene. The Adamantine Palace lies at the centre of an empire that grew out of ashes.

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As far as the larger plot, The Adamantine Palace is a version of 'while the humans squabble, the Big Bad Cometh '. While Prince Viper and the Queen Mother and Speaker Shaky all stab one another in the back (for no discernable reason), the Dragons are making a comeback/5.

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Amazon Price /5(20).The Adamantine Palace is a fast, furious and entertaining book that grabs hold of the reader and whisks them off like a rollercoaster. The dragons, as promised, indeed kick ass and the book's ending is enticing enough to make the year-long-wait for the second volume feel irritating/5(19).

The Adamantine Palace is the debut novel by British writer Stephen Deas, and the latest in a number of high-profile debuts from Gollancz, following on from Scott Lynch, Joe Abercrombie and Patrick Rothfuss. The nine realms are unified under the authority of the Adamantine Palace, from where the Speaker keeps the peace.

The power of the realms are based on their mastery of : Adam Whitehead.