The Siege of Burning Grass

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Varkal has been at war with Med’ariz for longer than anyone can remember. As the founder of “The Pact,” a pacifist resistance, Alefret was dedicated to not helping in the Varkallagi war effort. After losing his leg to a bomb from his own government, being arrested, and being labeled a traitor, Alefret was offered a chance to help put an end to the war. In the accompaniment of the gung-ho Qhudur, the two are ordered to infiltrate a Meddon flying city to convince the opposing anti-war effort to rise against their government.

The Siege of Burning Grass by award-winning author Premee Mohamed is a meditation on the futility of war. Mohamed has mastered the art of world-building. Though the setting takes a backseat to the outlandish characters and extraordinary plot, her fascinating realm stands out. Mohamed offers a philosophical look at just how weird governments and people can get when confronted with those differing from themselves. This anti-war dystopian novel is a unique blend of science fiction and horror written with the fantastical prose Mohamed is known for.

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Author Premee Mohamed
Star Count 4/5
Format Hard
Page Count 432 pages
Publisher Solaris
Publish Date 12-Mar-2024
ISBN 9781837860463 Buy this Book
Issue May 2024
Category Science Fiction & Fantasy