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Tortall: A Spy’s Guide

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Fans of Tamora Pierce’s Tortall series, ranging from The Song of the Lioness quartet to the Daughter of the Lioness duology, will enjoy this inside look into the lives of Tortall’s spies, knights, and mages. Though the book purports to be welcoming to newcomers to Pierce’s fantasy world, most of the content relies on reader recognition of allusions to characters and events from the novels, and A Spy’s Guide will likely seem disjointed to readers who don’t get them.

For readers who do get them, the book is a treasure trove of both entirely new information and reference guides to old information, such as detailed descriptions of Immortal species and a timeline of Tortall’s history. The material is loosely organized into subsections that can be read chronologically or on their own as the reader chooses, providing great insight into various characters—as well as how Tortall’s Shadow Service keeps track of everyone from royalty to servants. Beautiful illustrations complete the book, making it a lovely collector’s item for Tortall fans.

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Author:
Tamora Pierce • Julie Holderman • Timothy Liebe • Megan Messinger
Star Count:
5/5
Format:
Hard
Page Count:
320 pages
Publisher:
Random House Books for Young Readers
Publish Date:
2017-Oct-31
ISBN:
9780375867675
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Issue:
December 2017
Category:
Young Adult
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Publication Date

2017-Oct-31

Format

Hard

Publisher

Random House Books for Young Readers

Issue

December 2017

Page Count

320 pages

ASIN

0375867678

ISBN

9780375867675

Star Count

5

Book Author

Tamora Pierce • Julie Holderman • Timothy Liebe • Megan Messinger

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