Thorndike Press

An Ember in the Ashes

  • Sabaa Tahir
  • Offered By: Thorndike Striving Reader
  • ISBN-10: 1410488756
  • ISBN-13: 9781410488756
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.70 lbs ( .77 kgs)
  • 648 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released May 2016
  • Bestsellers

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An Instant New York Times Bestseller
Appeared on over a dozen Best Book Lists for 2015

This thought-provoking, heart-wrenching and pulse-pounding debut is set in a rich, high-fantasy world with echoes of ancient Rome. In this brutal world Laia, a slave fighting for her family, and Elias, a young soldier fighting for his freedom, find their destinies intertwined.


Customer Reviews

"Tahir's deft, polished debut alternates between two very different perspectives on the same brutal world, deepening both in the contrast."

— Publishers Weekly (starred)