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By Greer Gilman

"I am wind and reminiscence who spells this . . ."

In the eighteen years because her Crawford Award–winning debut novel Moonwise, Greer Gilman's writing has merely grown extra complicated and entrancing, extra beguiling and inventive.

Gilman's moment novel, Cloud & Ashes, is a sluggish whirlwind of language, a button field of phrases, a mythic Joycean fantasy that might invite immersion, learn, revisitation, and pleasure. To step into her global is to witness the intense flashes, witty turns, and shadowy corners of the human mind's eye, limned with the entire element and humor of a grasp stylist. In Gilman's complicated prose, fable and delusion stay, breathe, and dance as they do nowhere else.

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She asked, giving him a pout. ” Sam got to his feet and began pacing the length of their small room. He undid the top button of his black tunic, revealing the skin beneath. Something about it felt strangely intimate, and Celaena found herself quickly looking away from him. ” Sam stopped at the foot of her bed. “You think I don’t know how to tell when you’re cooking up some scheme? ” If she told him, he’d do everything in his power to keep her from ruining the deal. And having one enemy was enough.

She demanded. Ben—Ben, the ever-smiling assassin who had trained her as often as Arobynn. Ben, who had once mended her shattered right hand. Ben, the seventh and final member of Arobynn’s inner circle. He was barely thirty years old. Celaena’s lips pulled back from her teeth. ” Arobynn eyed her, and a glimmer of grief flashed across his face. Five years Ben’s senior, Arobynn had grown up with Ben. They’d been trained together; Ben had seen to it that his friend became the unrivaled King of the Assassins, and never questioned his place as Arobynn’s Second.

I’m not disagreeing with you. I don’t like the idea of this at all. Not just the slaves, but Arobynn’s involvement in it. And those children …” He pinched the bridge of his nose.

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