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The gilded ones

By: Forna, Namina

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Part of the Gilded series
1474959571 / 9781474959575
Paperback
813.6
04/02/2021
Published 04/02/2021
England
20 cm 416 pages
Teenage / Young Adult  Learn More

The must-read epic fantasy of 2021, as featured on Cosmo, Buzzfeed, BookRiot and Refinery 29.

In this West African-inspired world, girls are outcasts by blood and warriors by choice, perfect for fans of Children of Blood and Bone and Black Panther.

Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in Otera, a deeply patriarchal ancient kingdom, where a woman's worth is tied to her purity, and she must bleed to prove it.

But when Deka bleeds gold - the colour of impurity, of a demon - she faces a consequence worse than death.

She is saved by a mysterious woman who tells Deka of her true nature: she is an Alaki, a near-immortal with exceptional gifts.

The stranger offers her a choice: fight for the Emperor, with others just like her, or be destroyed...

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YFH Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)

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