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Saint Fire

Tanith Lee

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ISBN 13: 978-0-87951-735-9
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Cloth
Overlook
11/1/1999

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The mesmerizing second volume of World Fantasy Award-winner Tanith Lee's acclaimed Secret Books of Venus Series.

In Saint Fire, Volpa is a strangely beautiful servant girl who glows with an inhuman inner fire. When her master, an abusive wood seller, is mysteriously incinerated, Volpa begins to discover her power of fire. Church leaders, who see her as a mighty weapon in their holy wars, notice her gift, and unable to determine whether her powers are heavenly or demonic, are nonetheless determined to have Volpa on their side. This gripping fantasy of a mysteriously gifted Joan of Arc figure is stunning from beginning to end.

"Few fantasy writers today can match the sheer beauty and inventiveness of Tanith Lee's writing . . . Lee raises challenging questions about faith, justic, and truth in this moving story." -- Millennium Science Fiction and Fantasy

Tanith Lee is one of the leading fantasy authors writing today. She has written over fifty novels and short story collections, among them the best-selling Flat Earth series. She is also author of another Overlook fantasy series, The Secret Books of Paradys, as well as Mortal Suns. She has won the World Fantasy Award numerous times as well as the August Derleth Award. An American, she lives in England.

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