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The Widow And The King (The Cup Of The World) Paperback – 6 Apr 2006

4.7 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
Book 2 of 3 in the Cup of the World Series

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Product details

  • Paperback: 624 pages
  • Publisher: Corgi Childrens; First Thus edition (6 April 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0552552461
  • ISBN-13: 978-0552552462
  • Product Dimensions: 13 x 4.2 x 20 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 976,629 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"This is rich and finely wrought writing, taking readers on a genuine journey of imagination" (Books for Keeps)

"This has one of the most compelling openings I've read . . . gripping yet dreamlike, frustrating yet marvellously suggestive" (Amanda Craig The Times)

"A true page-turner . . . the use of evocative language in setting powerful interplay of suspense, intrigue and action make for a fantastically readable sequel to The Cup of the World" (

"Tremendous pace . . . beautifully written" (Irish Times)

"This is a novel of epic proportions, in which a richly multi-coloured medieval setting is the background for a narrative of vibrant characters and passionate political debate" (Robert Dunbar TES)

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The second thrilling medieval fantasy novel from a master storyteller.

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4.0 out of 5 starsWell-written fantasy novel with some pace problems
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