Sailing to Sarantium: Book One of the Sarantine Mosaic
From the renowned author of Lord of Emperors, Children of Earth and Sky, and Tigana
Crispin is a master mosaicist, creating beautiful art with colored stones and glass. Summoned to Sarantium by imperial request, he bears a Queen's secret mission, and a talisman from an alchemist. Once in the fabled city, with its taverns and gilded sanctuaries, chariot races and palaces, intrigues and violence, Crispin must find his own source of power in order to survive-and unexpectedly discovers it high on the scaffolding of his own greatest creation.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
I like Come-backs, having failed a number of things at the first encounter. I admire the Eastern Roman Empire for that reason. GGK seems to be investigating all major world cultures as fantasy ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - janerawoof - LibraryThing
This was the journey to Sarantium part, so of course we were introduced to the characters, the mosaicist and his companions, and went through dangers on the journey. One could say it was slow, but ... Read full review