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The Resource The marten and the scorpion, by Robin Shortt

The marten and the scorpion, by Robin Shortt

Label
The marten and the scorpion
Title
The marten and the scorpion
Statement of responsibility
by Robin Shortt
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Darya scrapes a living as a pickpocket on the streets of Samarkand, a diverse metropolis at the centre of the Silk Road. If she wants to keep scraping a living, she'll have to pass her gang's initiation: a death-defying climb across the city's rooftops. But she's so exhausted and malnourished that it seems impossible, and her time is running out. When a forbidding swordswoman arrives in Samarkand from the East, and hires the gang to search for a mysterious box, Darya sees her chance. She has stumbled on two more recent arrivals, young caravan guards who are also interested in the box and whatever's inside. They're as formidable in combat as the swordswoman... and they can fly, leaping from building to building better than any pickpocket. Darya makes them an offer: If they teach her their skill enough for her to pass her gang's test, she'll help them find the box first. Meanwhile, more factions are drawn into the hunt, including a rival street gang, a sadistic ex-Crusader, and the dreaded Nizari Assassins. And each of Darya's allies has a separate, secret agenda. What?s inside this coveted box, who will end up possessing it, and to what use will it be put?
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Shortt, Robin
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Pickpockets
  • Thieves
  • Gangs
  • Martial arts
  • Silk Road
Label
The marten and the scorpion, by Robin Shortt
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
in502607146
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9781936460908
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The marten and the scorpion, by Robin Shortt
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
in502607146
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9781936460908
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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