The Stone Golem: A Story of the First History (Paperback)

A Story of the First History

By Mary Gentle

Eos, 9780061344985, 361pp.

Publication Date: August 28, 2007



The dramatic conclusion to Ilario: The Lion's Eye

Fleeing a surprise treacherous murder attempt, the former King's Freak and would-be painter Ilario has run to Carthage, the city-state under perpetual darkness, in search of freedom. But strange plots are afoot, and a tenuous, complicated alliance with a bookseller-turned-spy will lead Ilario from the shrouded land into tense negotiations and intrigues in seductive, mercurial Venice, from a fraught return to Iberia to a final confrontation with family . . . and destiny.

Praise For The Stone Golem: A Story of the First History

“winderfully convincing...the intricate plots allow plenty of room for Gentle’s subtle, ironic commentary on politics and gender.
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“[an] impressive first in a new series from British author Gentle...”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)