The Ice House

Tim Clare
NZD $32.99

A fantastical tour de force about endless life, cheating death and staying true to what matters most.

War doesn't end. It sleeps.

Delphine Venner is an old woman now. She is old, but she remembers everything. She remembers what it is to be a child of war, she remembers fighting for her life and she remembers what the terrifying creatures from another world took from her all those years ago. She remembers the gateway, and those she lost.

And in that other world, beast-filled and brutal, someone waits for her. Hagar, a centuries-old assassin, daily paying a terrible price for her unending youth, is planning one final death: that of her abhorrent master, the Grand-Duc. The death that will cost her everything. The death which requires Delphine.

Into this violence and chaos Delphine is brought, to fight once again and to remember who she really is. But in the battle to destroy an ageless evil, will both worlds be saved - or will every mortal creature risk losing everything?

Author bio:

Tim Clare is a writer, poet and musician. He won Best Biography/Memoir at the East Anglian Book Awards for his first book, We Can't All Be Astronauts, while his fiction debut, The Honours, was longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize. He has performed his work at festivals and clubs across the world, on BBC TV and Radio. Tim has also written for the Guardian, The Times, the Independent, and the Big Issue, and presents the fiction writing podcast Death Of 1000 Cuts.
@timclarepoet | timclarepoet.co.uk

Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781786894816
Publisher: A&U Canongate
Imprint: Canongate Trade
Pub Date: June 2019
Page Extent: 416
Format: Hard Cover
Subject: Fiction & related items

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