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The Other Lands: Book Two of the Acacia Trilogyby David Anthony Durham
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David Anthony Durham's gripping Acacia Trilogy continues with an epic novel where loyalties are tested, new worlds are discovered, and battle lines are beingdrawn.
A few years have passed since Queen Corinn has usurped control of the Known World--and she now rules with an iron fist. With plans to expand her empire, she sends her brother, Dariel, on an exploratory mission across the sea to The Other Lands. There, he discovers an alliance of tribes that have no interest in being ruled by Queen Corinn and the Akarans. In fact, Dariel'sarrival ignites a firestorm that once more exposes The Known World to a massive invasion, one unlike anything they have yet faced...
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DAVID ANTHONY DURHAM earned an MFA from the University of Maryland and is the
A next installment in the trilogy that began with Acacia finds Queen Corinn firmly in control of the Known World in the years after the conquering of the Mein, a situation for which she sends her brother, Darial, to the Other Lands, where he discovers a threatening tribal alliance.
The thrilling new installment in the ambitious Acacia trilogy, praised by the Washington Post as “gripping and sophisticated.”
A few years have passed since the conquering of the Mein, and Queen Corinn is firmly in control of the Known World-perhaps too firmly. With plans to expand her empire, she sends her brother, Daniel, on an exploratory mission to the Other Lands. There Daniel discovers a lush, exotic mainland ruled by an alliance of tribes that poses a grave danger to the stability of the Known World. Is Queen Corinn strong enough to face this new challenge? Readers of this bold, imaginative sequel will not be disappointed in the answer.
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