Download e-book for iPad: In the Courts of the Sun by Brian D'Amato

By Brian D'Amato

ISBN-10: 0451229061

ISBN-13: 9780451229069

Book Details:

ASIN: B001TSZ66K
Publisher: NAL
Publication Date: 2009-02-24
Number of Pages: 700
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books

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According to the traditional Maya, December 21, 2012, may be the day the realm ends. during this bold novel, a modern day descendant of the Maya, Jed DeLanda, is going again in time to avoid wasting mankind. good, he doesn’t return bodily; that’s impossible in D’Amato’s global, however it is feasible to ship again the awareness of an individual and to put it contained in the brain of somebody dwelling some time past. The plan used to be to place Jed’s brain contained in the physique of a Mayan king within the yr 664 CE, yet, in its place, he lands up contained in the head of a guy approximately to be killed via ritual sacrifice. Can Jed hold his host alive lengthy sufficient to save lots of the realm? this can be this type of novel that Robert Silverberg could write (and, in truth, it feels just like Silverberg’s vintage Up the Line)—a richly exact, intellectually stimulating experience via time. regrettably, it takes too lengthy for the journey to start. whereas it’s high quality to explain the long run international within which Jed lives or even to set up his credentials for being selected as humanity’s savior, we shouldn’t be made to attend 200-odd pages prior to Jed is flung again into the previous. nonetheless, he's an attractive narrator, telling his tale in a simple, frequently funny variety. With the discharge later this yr of the high-profile motion picture 2012 (also in keeping with the Mayan prophecy), organize for this name to be in excessive demand

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Looking up she saw Gareth shaking his head angrily, and his left hand suddenly disarranged his perfectly tied cravat. "But you must eat, sweetheart ... You must keep up your strength ... And if you are good this morning, Mr. De Lakes will help you also with other things .... See what a kind and friendly man he is! He understands our problem, dear, also ... He has not been immune either ... " )) At that moment Sidney's spine froze for the youth let out a cry like that of a wild animal which feels a bullet graze its skull.

They left the room together. The perfume of the peonies had vanished, and all around them one could inhale now a kind of strong leather odor, as though the reins and the bridle and the saddle depicted in the film had been brought into the room and set down somewhere. Outside too one heard dogs barking vociferously. "He's a bit under the weather today, so that I thought we would not ask you to go upstairs, Sidney ... " He spoke to his own surprise in a kind of rude, loud, almost angry tone. "I didn't quite feel you should have to do what has to be done today.

You see he does need someone to unburden to ... And you are the one naturally he must go to . . Of course . " "But I feel, you see," he made a last attempt now to get her to understand his point and the meaning of his call, "that if he goes on working here, though he is happy, you say, in his post, it will only add to his feeling of ... " " ... " Mrs. Vaisey immediately poured him a cup of coffee on saying this and handed it to him. "To tell the truth, Mrs. " He was close to tears. "I don't suppose for a minute that Sidney thinks he will be in what you call his 'post' forever," Mrs.

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