Category Archives: Lord of Emperors
When Gods are Absent from Fantasy: Religion and Spiritual Experience in Guy Gavriel Kay’s The Lions of Al-Rassan and The Sarantine Mosaic, by Sylwia Borowska-Szerszun
When Gods are Absent from Fantasy: Religion and Spiritual Experience in Guy Gavriel Kay’s The Lions of Al-Rassan and The Sarantine Mosaic. Published at www.academia.edu Sylwia Borowska-Szerszun, Bialystok University, Department of Philology, Faculty Member. Guy Gavriel Kay, a Canadian author … Continue reading
Macedonian edition of Sailing to Sarntium Pub: Ikona
Croatian edition of Lord of Emperors Artist: Igor Kordey Pub: Algoritam
Reprinted with kind permission. “Vollendet das ewige Werk!”-“Completed, the eternal work!”-cries Wotan at first sight of the newly built Valhalla in Wagner’s Das Rheingold. Ideally, that is what the fan of Guy Gavriel Kay should be crying, upon closing the … Continue reading
Lord of Emperors Review by Victoria Hoyle of Eve’s Alexandria Let me begin candidly: Lord of Emperors only confirms the burgeoning suspicion I had at the end of Sailing to Sarantium. The Sarantine Mosaic is, for me, one of *the* … Continue reading
Review by Jo Walton. This review originally appeared here at tor.com, along with reader comments, and is reproduced with permission. Your experience of reading Guy Gavriel Kay’s Sarantine Mosaic Sailing to Sarantium and Lord of Emperors is likely to be … Continue reading
Copyright July 31, 2000. Originally posted to rec.arts.sf.written. More of Kate’s reviews can be found at http://www.steelypips.org/elsewhere.html “There were those in the Hippodrome that day for whom the racing held more importance than mighty events of war and succession and … Continue reading
Review by Cheryl Morgan for her online magazine, Emerald City. It is a lost art, mosaic making. Few craftsmen these days can make a picture from a myriad coloured stones, let alone master the higher art of doing so in … Continue reading
for SFsite.com Guy Gavriel Kay is a true craftsman. His work is incredibly expansive and rich in detail. And, as is often the case with great artists, it takes Kay some considerable time to develop his masterpieces. It’s been two … Continue reading
Reviewed by Doug Barbour for The Edmonton Journal Finally, two years after Sailing to Sarantium, Guy Gavriel Kay has given us the second panel, so to speak, of The Sarantine Mosaic, his truly astonishing historical fantasy of another world’s ancient … Continue reading
Art for Fantasy’s Sake Review by Bill Sheehan for Barnes & Noble Guy Gavriel Kay’s Lord of Emperors triumphantly concludes the massive, two-volume historical fantasy collectively entitled The Sarantine Mosaic. Sailing to Sarantium, the opening volume, appeared last year and … Continue reading
A dialogue between Christopher Cobb and Mary Anne Mohanraj This article appears courtesy of Mary Anne Mohanraj and Christopher Cobb, and first appeared in Strange Horizons ezine. ___________________________________________________ Guy Gavriel Kay, one of the major fantasy authors of our time, … Continue reading
This summation appears courtesy of Mary Anne Mohanraj and Christopher Cobb, and first appeared in Strange Horizons ezine. Each of Kay’s later novels is patterned after a different southern European culture and its history. The story in Tigana is modeled … Continue reading
This extract was printed at the end of Sailing to Sarantium in the HarperPrism American edition. C H A P T E R I I Pardos had never liked his hands. The fingers were too short, stubby, broad. They didn
Passage from Chapter One of Lord of Emperors Rustem of Kerakek, son of Zorah, sat cross-legged on the woven Ispahani mat he used for teaching. He was reading, occasionally glancing up to observe his four students as they carefully copied … Continue reading
US hardback edition Artist: Keith Birdsong. Pub: Harper
American paperback editions of Lord of Emperors Artist: Larry Rostant Design: Ray Lundgren Pub: Penguin
UK hardback editions. Artist: Geoff Taylor. Pub: Earthlight.
UK softback edition of Lord of Emperors. Artist: Bill Gregory Pub: Earthlight.
Spanish edition of Lord of Emperors (titled King of Light and Shadow) Pub: Plaza & Janés Artist:Mark L. Stephenson
Polish edition of Lord of Emperors. Artist: Based on Cathy McLean’s Canadian covers, these designs are by an artist as yet unknown Pub: Zysk i S-ka.
German edition of Lord of Emperors. The titles mean ‘The Ninth Driver’ and ‘Lord of Emperors’ Artist: Donato Giancola Pub: Heyne Verlag
Canadian hardback edition. Artist: Cathy MacLean. Pub: Penguin Canada.
Cover Design: Lisa Jager Pub: Penguin
Canadian paperback edition of Lord of Emperors Artist: Cathy MacLean Pub: Penguin
French Canadian edition of Lord of Emperors Artist: Jacques Lamontagne Pub: Alire