This is a book with several narrative strands: one in the present, where Aude, born to wealth, runs away and seeks to understand where her family’s fortune came from; and one in the past, where a man called Marcellan enters the Rice Palace, domain of the Grass King, the mythical being who embodies the earth and the harvest. 263 more words
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This is all about other people’s books because–well–BOOKS!
We’re coming up to the gift-giving season, so don’t forget books. My mum, who will be 90 in January, is trying to read her way through all the Wilbur Smith back catalogue, so that’s her taken care of. 2,417 more words
Reviewed by Rowena C. Ruiz
The Grass King’s Concubine chronicles Aude Pelerin de Puiz’s quest to trace her roots and to find the source of her family’s wealth. 630 more words