The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard

By Aliette de Bodard

Multi-award successful writer Aliette de Bodard, brings her tale of the battle in Heaven to Paris, igniting town of sunshine in a fable of divine energy and deep conspiracy…

In the overdue 20th century, the streets of Paris are coated with haunted ruins, the aftermath of a superb conflict among arcane powers. The Grand Magasins were lowered to piles of particles, Notre-Dame is a burnt-out shell, and the Seine has became black with ashes and rubble and the remnants of the spells that tore the town aside. yet those who survived nonetheless preserve their irrepressible urge for food for novelty and distraction, and the nice homes nonetheless vie for dominion over France’s as soon as grand capital.

Once the main strong and bold, condominium Silverspires now lies in disarray. Its magic is ill; its founder, Morningstar, has been lacking for many years; and now anything from the shadows stalks its humans inside of their own walls.

Within the home, 3 very various humans needs to come jointly: a naive yet strong Fallen angel; an alchemist with a self-destructive dependancy; and a envious younger guy wielding spells of unknown foundation. they're Silverspires’ salvation—or the architects of its final, irreversible fall. And if Silverspires falls, so might town itself.

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