Penric's Mission (Penric and Desdemona Series #4)

Penric's Mission (Penric and Desdemona Series #4)

by Lois McMaster Bujold

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Overview

*Updated chronology! PENRIC'S MISSION is now Book 4 in the Penric & Desdemona series*

In his thirtieth year, Penric fell in love with light...

Learned Penric, a sorcerer and divine of the Bastard's Order, travels across the sea to sunlit Cedonia on his first covert diplomatic mission, to attempt to secure the services of a disaffected Cedonian general for the Duke of Adria.  However, nothing is as it seems: Penric is betrayed and thrown into a dungeon, and worse follows for the general and his kin.  Penric's narrow escapes and adventures -- including his interest in a young widow -- are told with Bujold's remarkable energy, wit and humor.  Once again, Bujold has created unforgettable characters and a wondrous, often dangerous world of intrigue and sorcery.  Fourth novella in the Penric and Desdemona series.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940156933396
Publisher: Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.
Publication date: 11/03/2016
Series: Penric and Desdemona Series , #4
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 37,013
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Lois McMaster Bujold was born in 1949, the daughter of an engineering professor at Ohio State University, from whom she picked up her early interest in science fiction.  She now lives in Minneapolis, and has two grown children.  She began writing with the aim of professional publication in 1982.  She wrote three novels in three years; in October of 1985, all three sold to Baen Books, launching her career. Bujold went on to write many other books for Baen, mostly featuring her popular character Miles Naismith Vorkosigan, his family, friends, and enemies.  Her books have been translated into over twenty languages.  Her fantasy from Eos includes the award-winning Chalion series and the Sharing Knife series.

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A great addition to the world with fun, memorable characters.