The Hyena and the Hawk

Adrian Tchaikovsky

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05 April 2018
9781509882151
1013 minutes
Kyla Garcia
Synopsis

The Hyena and the Hawk is the third book in Adrian Tchaikovsky's epic fantasy trilogy, Echoes of the Fall, following The Bear and the Serpent.

They face a hunger that could consume the gods themselves . . .

From the depths of the darkest myths, the soulless Plague People have returned. Their pale-walled camps obliterate villages, just as the terror they bring with them destroys minds. In their wake, nothing is left of the true people: not their places, not their ways. The Plague People will remake the world as though they had never been.

The heroes and leaders of the true people – Maniye, Loud Thunder, Hesprec and Asman – will each fight the Plague People in their own ways. They will seek allies, gather armies and lead the charge. But a thousand swords or ten thousand spears will not suffice to turn back this enemy. The end is at hand for everything the true people know.

It’s addictively brilliant! The protagonist is vivid and sympathetic – and I love both the story and the world Adrian has created. It’s meticulously thought out and utterly believable.

John Gwynne on The Tiger and the Wolf

A classically brilliant fantasy writer, a pusher of boundaries, great storyteller

Paul Cornell

Brilliantly conceived and executed . . . Readers will be captivated

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