• Steven Brust’s first three novels featuring assassin Vlad Taltos and his jhereg companion were collected in one volume as The Book of Jhereg. The Book of Taltos continues the adventure with books four and five in the series Taltos and Phoenix.Vlad Taltos is an assassin unlike no other. Not only is he quick with a sword, but he also possesses a gift for witchcraft conjuring. The latest addition to his already formidable arsenal is a leathery-winged jhereg who shares a telepathic link with Vlad making him twice as deadly…The adventures chronicled in Taltos and Phoenix find Vlad accepting a job in the Land of the Dead, but a living human being cannot walk the paths of the dead and return, alive, to the land of men. Fortunately (or unfortunately, depending on your point of view), the Demon Goddess is willing to rescue him if Vlad is willing to grant her a favor in return…

  • The Book of Jhereg and The Book of Taltos collected the first five novels of Steven Brust's highly imaginative fantasy series that Locus praised as "entertaining and worth reading." The Book of Athyra features books six and seven in the series--Athyra and Orca. Vlad Taltos is a sorcerer and assassin without peer--as deadly at spell casting as he is with sword wielding. Accompanying him on his journeys are two leathery-winged jhereg who share a telepathic link with Vlad--and triple his chances against even the most powerful of enemies... In Athyra, Vlad finds he's ready to retire himself and his jhereg companions, but the biggest hitters of the House of the Jhereg have something else in mind. In Orca, Vlad must repay a debt to a boy who saved his life--even if it means breaking a financial scandal big enough to bring down the House of the Orca, and possibly the entire Empire...

  • A welcome addition to any fantasy fan's library, The Book of Jhereg follows the antics of the wise-cracking assassin Vlad Taltos and his dragon-like companion through their first three adventures?Jhereg, Yendi, and Teckla. From his rookie assassin days to his selfless feats of heroism, the dauntless Vlad will hold readers spellbound?and The Book of Jhereg will take its place among the classic compilations in fantasy.

  • Dans la ville de Dakota, Mike Stepovitch est un policier divorcé qui vogue dans les affres de la dépression. Lorsqu'il découvre des victimes assassinées dans le sillage d'un gitan amnésique, il croit tenir là son coupable. Pourtant, des événements étranges et surnaturels le font douter. Alors que le gitan recouvre peu à peu la mémoire, Stepovitch sait que ce dernier sera son seul allié pour combattre la magie du monde souterrain qui s'abat sur les habitants. Il lui faudra se tenir aux portes du Monde d'en bas, un univers de ténèbres dont la menace plane sur sa petite ville si paisible...

    Entre rêve et réalité, du monde d'en bas où règne une Dame maléfique assoiffée de pouvoir, à un univers de fable, dans lequel évoluent un loup, un blaireau, un corbeau, ce récit à l'ambiance nocturne et saturé de magie demande au lecteur d'accepter de perdre un peu pied pour mieux reconstruire le savant puzzle.

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