The Burning God (the Poppy War Book 3)

By (author) Kuang, R.F.
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By (author) Kuang, R.F.
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The exciting end to The Poppy War trilogy, R.F. Kuang''s acclaimed, award-winning epic fantasy that combines the history of 20th-century China with a gripping world of gods and monsters, to devastating, enthralling effect.


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The exciting end to The Poppy War trilogy, R.F. Kuang''s acclaimed, award-winning epic fantasy that combines the history of 20th-century China with a gripping world of gods and monsters, to devastating, enthralling effect.

After saving her nation of Nikan from foreign invaders and battling the evil Empress Su Daji in a brutal civil war, Fang Runin was betrayed by allies and left for dead.

Despite her losses, Rin hasn’t given up on those for whom she has sacrificed so much – the people of the southern provinces and especially Tikany, the village that is her home. Returning to her roots, Rin meets difficult challenges – and unexpected opportunities. While her new allies in the Southern Coalition leadership are sly and untrustworthy, Rin quickly realizes that the real power in Nikan lies with the millions of common people who thirst for vengeance and revere her as a goddess of salvation. 

Backed by the masses and her Southern Army, Rin will use every weapon to defeat the Dragon Republic, the colonizing Hesperians, and all who threaten the shamanic arts and their practitioners.

As her power and influence grows, will she be strong enough to resist the Phoenix’s voice, urging her to burn the world and everything in it?


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PRAISE FOR THE POPPY WAR TRILOGY:

‘An outstanding debut’
DAILY MAIL

‘A masterpiece by grimdark’s newest and perhaps darkest daughter’
FANTASY BOOK REVIEW

‘A wholly unique experience’
THE WASHINGTON POST

‘R.F. Kuang’s fresh approach to magic and hard-hitting story is a punch to the gut fantasy has needed for a long time’
Peter V. Brett, bestselling author of The Demon Cycle

‘Enthralling from start to finish … I thought myself prepared. I was not’
Nicholas Eames, author of KINGS OF THE WYLD

‘A blistering, powerful epic of war and revenge that will captivate you to the bitter end’
Kameron Hurley, author of THE LIGHT BRIDAGE

‘Her story’s refreshing, shocking … Behold the horizons of fantasy expand’
WIRED

‘An epic journey of vengeance, friendship, and power’
LIBRARY JOURNAL

‘Straight up incredible … It’s big, bold, beautiful, and badass’
FANTASY HIVE


Biographical note

Rebecca F. Kuang immigrated to the United States from Guangzhou, China, in 2000. She has a BA in International History from Georgetown University, and she will pursue her graduate degree in Modern Chinese Studies at the University of Cambridge on a Marshall Scholarship in 2018. Her research focuses on Chinese military strategy, collective trauma, and war memorials.


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The award-winning epic fantasy trilogy that combines the history of China with a gripping world of gods and monsters


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The award-winning epic fantasy trilogy that combines the history of China with a gripping world of gods and monsters

• Finale of one of the most acclaimed fantasy series of the 21st century

• Kuang is an active presence on social media with a young and highly engaged fan-base

• Major focus title for Voyager in 2020

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Auteur By (author) Kuang, R.F.
Date de publication 28 oct. 2021
EAN 9780008339180
Contributeurs Kuang, R.F.
Éditeur Harpercollins Publishers
Langues Anglais
Pays de Publication Royaume-Uni
Largeur 129 mm
Hauteur 198 mm
Epaisseur 39 mm
Format du Produit Couverture souple
Disponible à Sin El-Fil, Achrafieh, ABC Dbayeh, Hazmiyeh, Metro Mall, Hamra, ABC Achrafieh, Global
Poids 0.450000
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