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Privilege of the Sword

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ISBN-10: 0553382683

ISBN-13: 9780553382686

Edition: 2006

Authors: Ellen Kushner

List price: $23.00
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Welcome to Riverside, where the aristocratic and the ambitious battle for power in the city's ballroom, brothels and boudoirs. Into this alluring world walks Katherine, a well-bred country girl versed in the rules of conventional society. Her mistake is thinking that they apply. For Katherine's host and uncle, Alec Campion, aka the Mad Duke Tremontaine, is in charge here–and to him, rules are made to be broken. When Alec decides it would be more amusing for his niece to learn swordplay than to follow the usual path to marriage, her world changes forever. Blade in hand, it’s up to Katherine to navigate a maze of secrets and scoundrels–and to gain the self-discovery that comes to those who…    
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/25/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Ellen Kushner is the host of PRI's Sound and Spirit and the author of Swordspoint, Thomas the Rhymer, and, with Delia Sherman, The Fall of the Kings. Her novels have won the World Fantasy, Spectrum, and Mythopoeic Awards, and been chosen as a School Libra