The City of Brass (The Daevabad Trilogy #1)

The City of Brass (The Daevabad Trilogy #1)

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 Nahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she has power; on the streets of 18th century Cairo, she?s a co...

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Title:The City of Brass (The Daevabad Trilogy #1)
Author:S.A. Chakraborty
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Genres:Fantasy
ISBN:The City of Brass
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:533 pages pages

The City of Brass (The Daevabad Trilogy #1) Reviews

  • Will Byrnes
    May 02, 2017
    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...
  • Melanie
    Jun 27, 2017
    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 ...
  • Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽
    Nov 07, 2017
    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 oth...
  • Roshani Chokshi
    May 16, 2017
    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 th...
  • sana  °¤°
    Aug 08, 2017
    on hold, whoops ...
  • Maram
    Nov 20, 2017
    BUDDY READ with ~~ critical reader ~~ The City of Brass is a part of a Muslim Fantasy trilogy??? A combo I definitely didn't see coming but YAASSSS, GIMME THE GOODS. ? ...
  • softlykaz
    Jan 04, 2018
    my Muslim heart nearly burst when I heard this was an own voices Muslim fantasy novel!!!!! WHEN WILL THIS BOOK MANIFEST ITSELF IN FRONT OF ME ...
  • maybelline™
    Aug 08, 2017
    Buddy read with gluten free & saunta & pink polka-dot cat ears & the blog queen i just have one thing to say, ahem MUSLIMS IN FANTASTY AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ...
  • may ➹
    Jan 10, 2018
    so apparently this is historical fiction and suddenly I?m a whole lot less excited to read it, but still, if this disappoints me, I?m deleting my account, taking a trip to Antarctica, and never coming back // buddy read with the fav fake & oldie & pretty p*ni ...
  • ❄️Nani❄️
    Nov 13, 2017
    4.5? I feel like I?ve just been punched right in the gut by the last 50 or so pages and I am raging. RAGING! How did everything just flip on my head without a single warning?? Bravo, because I did not see shit coming. Review to come once I?ve stoped hyperventilating. ?...