The Carnival Of Ash
by Tom Beckerlegge
US Publication Date: March 15, 2022
UK Publication Date: March 17, 2022
Hardcover; 528 pages
Style: Renaissance Historic Fiction
An extravagant, lyrical fantasy a couple of metropolis of poets and librarians. A metropolis that by no means was.
Cadenza is the Metropolis of Phrases, a metropolis run by poets, its skyline dominated by the steepled towers of its libraries, its coronary heart beating to the stamp and thrum of the printing presses within the Printing Quarter.
Carlo Mazzoni, a younger wordsmith arrives on the metropolis gates intent on making his title because the bells ring out with the information of the demise of town’s poet-leader. As a substitute, he finds himself embroiled with the intrigues of a metropolis in turmoil, the looming prospect of struggle with their rival Venice ever-present. A struggle that threatens not solely to destroy Cadenza however take away it from historical past altogether…
“A beautiful, immersive triumph of Renaissance-flavored worldbuilding” — Publishers Weekly, starred assessment
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Concerning the Creator
Thomas Beckerlegge grew up in a market city within the northwest of England, dreaming of turning into a author. He studied historical past at Jesus School, Oxford and received the Waterstone’s Kids’s E book Prize for his first novel, Darkside, on the age of 25, writing as Tom Becker. Tom lives in London together with his spouse, child son, and a horde of shadowy creatures that he retains confined throughout the pages of his pocket book. You’ll be able to observe Tom on Twitter and Goodreads.