Dancer's Lament: Path to Ascendancy

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Macmillan, May 31, 2016 - Fiction - 592 pages
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Esslemont's all-new prequel trilogy takes readers deeper into the politics and intrigue of the New York Times bestselling Malazan Empire. Dancer's Lament focuses on the genesis of the empire, and features Dancer, the skilled assassin, who, alongside the mage Kellanved, would found the Malazan empire.

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User Review  - majkia - LibraryThing

Wonderful addition to the World of Malaz. A look at Dancer and Kellanved before they become their awesomeness. Laugh out loud funny with Dancer's frustrations with the budding mage he finds himself saddled with as a partner. Read full review

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User Review  - jsburbidge - LibraryThing

A pleasant enough read: for readers of The Malazan Book of the Fallen it's interesting to see an environment where most of the figures are relatively low-power and/or low knowledge and where the ... Read full review

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Contents

Prelude
1
Chapter 1
11
Chapter 2
40
Chapter 3
62
Chapter 4
76
Chapter 5
94
Chapter 6
119
Chapter 7
132
Chapter 13
239
Chapter 14
255
Chapter 15
269
Chapter 16
285
Chapter 17
309
Chapter 18
325
Chapter 19
349
Chapter 20
358

Chapter 8
150
Chapter 9
167
Chapter 10
191
Chapter 11
206
Chapter 12
221
Chapter 21
371
Chapter 22
388
Epilogue
397
About the Author
402
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IAN C. ESSLEMONT grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He has studied archaeology and creative writing, has traveled extensively in Southeast Asia, and lived in Thailand and Japan for several years. His books include Orb Sceptre Throne, Blood and Bone, Assail, and others. He now lives in Alaska with his wife and children and is currently working on another novel set in the world of Malaz, a world he co-created with Steven Erikson.

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