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y Torments of the Traitor single work   novel   fantasy  
Is part of Song of the Tears Trilogy Ian Irvine 2006 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2006 2006
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After ten years of servitude, Nish is about to be released from the blackest prison of his corrupt father, the maimed God-Emperor, Jal-Nish Hlar. Using the sorcerous Profane Tears, Gatherer and Reaper, Jal-Nish has crushed all opposition and is remaking Santhenar in his depraved image. The Oppressed peoples of the world see Nish as a messianic figure, the Deliverer, who promised long ago to return and cast down his father. Unfortunately, Nish has no choice but to repudiate that solemn oath, for he's a broken man, powerless and alone. Even worse, his father is trying to seduce Nish into becoming his lieutenant and, faced with the unbearable alternative of another ten years in prison, Nish isn't sure he can resist the temptation. The one person who can help him is little Maelys, a shy, bookish dreamer forced by duty to use Nish for an ignoble purpose. But Maelys is the last woman he wants, and she carries a secret that is more likely to destroy Nish than save him. (Backcover)

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Viking , 2006 .
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      Extent: 602p.
      Description: maps
      ISBN: 0670041882, 9780670041886

Works about this Work

Asian Flavour in Recipe for Global Fantasy Success Colin Steele , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 October 2006; (p. 12)

— Review of The Harsh Cry of the Heron Lian Hearn 2006 single work novel ; Kered's Crown Kaaren Sutcliffe 2006 single work novel ; The Silver Road Grace Dugan 2006 single work novel ; Weather Witch Cecilia Dart-Thornton 2006 single work novel ; White Tiger Kylie Chan 2006 single work novel ; Torments of the Traitor Ian Irvine 2006 single work novel
Asian Flavour in Recipe for Global Fantasy Success Colin Steele , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 October 2006; (p. 12)

— Review of The Harsh Cry of the Heron Lian Hearn 2006 single work novel ; Kered's Crown Kaaren Sutcliffe 2006 single work novel ; The Silver Road Grace Dugan 2006 single work novel ; Weather Witch Cecilia Dart-Thornton 2006 single work novel ; White Tiger Kylie Chan 2006 single work novel ; Torments of the Traitor Ian Irvine 2006 single work novel
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