The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty

The City of Brass

Nahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she has power; on the streets of 18th century Cairo, she’s a con woman of unsurpassed talent. But she knows better than anyone that the trade she uses to get by—palm readings, zars, healings—are all tricks, sleights of hand, learned skills; a means to the delightful end of swindling Ottoman nobles. But when Nahri accidentally s...

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The City of Brass Reviews

  • Will Byrnes
    It’s time to polish that special lamp gathering webs in the attic, put a fine edge on your bladed weaponry, remind yourself of ancient tribal insults and outrages, dust off that list of wishes that is around here somewhere and vacuum your magic carpet. You are about to be transported. “The...
  • Roshani Chokshi
    I just finished reading this by the dying light of my cellphone while small, devious looking insects clamored towards the light and attacked my face. I HAVE NO REGRETS. That is how spellbinding this book is...I could not put it down. I haven't had that kind of visceral "No one touch this book, it is...
  • Melanie
    ARC provided by Harper Voyager in exchange for an honest review.The City of Brass was unlike any Fantasy novel I’ve read before, and I completely adored it. This debut novel is easily one of the best books I’ve read in 2017, and I will sing its praises even after its release on November 14...
  • Ben Alderson
    Got loads of thoughts on this book so wait for the video! I loved the start... the entire middle was slow and boring to me...but the end was ok! I am not SURE if i am going to read book two.. we shall see...
  • Jananee (headinherbooks)
    *screeches until the end of time*HANDS DOWN ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS I HAVE READ THIS YEAR...
  • Sabrina
    Checkout my full review on my blog! http://omgbooksandmorebooks.blogspot....What a beautiful and lyrical book this was. I was swept away to the streets of 18th century Cairo and I loved every minute of it. This book deserves the hype and more. The world building was so rich and beautiful. You can se...
  • Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽
    Final review, first posted on Fantasy Literature:Nahri, a young woman living alone in 18th century Cairo, gets by doing minor cons, fake healing rituals and a little theft. She knows nothing about her parents or heritage but, in addition to being able to diagnose disease in others with a glance and ...

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