The Resource The goblin emperor, Katherine Addison

The goblin emperor, Katherine Addison

Label
The goblin emperor
Title
The goblin emperor
Statement of responsibility
Katherine Addison
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
The youngest, half-goblin son of the Emperor has lived his entire life in exile, distant from the Imperial Court and the deadly intrigue that suffuses it. But when his father and three sons in line for the throne are killed in an "accident," he has no choice but to take his place as the only surviving rightful heir. Entirely unschooled in the art of court politics, he has no friends, no advisors, and the sure knowledge that whoever assassinated his father and brothers could make an attempt on his life at any moment. Surrounded by sycophants eager to curry favor with the naIve new emperor, and overwhelmed by the burdens of his new life, he can trust nobody. Amid the swirl of plots to depose him, offers of arranged marriages, and the specter of the unknown conspirators who lurk in the shadows, he must quickly adjust to life as the Goblin Emperor. All the while, he is alone, and trying to find even a single friend ... and hoping for the possibility of romance, yet also vigilant against the unseen enemies that threaten him, lest he lose his throne'or his life. Katherine Addison's The Goblin Emperor is an exciting fantasy novel, set against the pageantry and color of a fascinating, unique world, is a memorable debut for a great new talent. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied
Summary
When his estranged father, Emperor Varenechibel of the Elflands, perishes in an airship crash, 18-year-old Maia Drazhar is recalled from exile and proclaimed heir to the Elfin imperial throne of Ethuveraz. Maia, whose late mother was a goblin, is immediately transformed from pariah to messiah -- attracting sycophants, schemers, and enemies in short order. If Maia is to survive life at court, let alone rule, he'll need to distinguish false friends from true and use his wits to navigate a treacherous world of conspiracy and political intrigue. Don't miss this unusual combination of high fantasy, mystery, and political drama with steampunk elements. -- Description by Gillian Speace
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Storyline
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Award
  • Library Journal Best Books 2014
  • Locus Award for Fantasy Novel, 2015.
  • RUSA Reading List, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10301568
Cataloging source
RECBK
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Addison, Katherine
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3601.D4655
LC item number
G63 2014
Literary form
unknown
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Goblins
  • Kings and rulers
Target audience
adult
Label
The goblin emperor, Katherine Addison
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=1423963
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed October 06, 2014)
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn892937986
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429946407
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00582709
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C6A666C1-D30C-42A7-B7C0-F43B0D0CC9BD
System control number
(OCoLC)892937986
Label
The goblin emperor, Katherine Addison
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=1423963
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed October 06, 2014)
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn892937986
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429946407
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00582709
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C6A666C1-D30C-42A7-B7C0-F43B0D0CC9BD
System control number
(OCoLC)892937986

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