When his small mountainous country goes to war with the powerful nation of Attolia, Eugenides the thief is faced with his greatest challenge. He must steal a man, he mus steal a queen, and he must steal peace. But his greatest triumph — as well has his greatest loss — can only come if he succeeds in capturing something the Queen of Attolia may have sacrificed long ago.
The king's scholar, the magus, believes he knows the site of an ancient treasure. To attain it for his king, he needs a skillful thief, and he selects Gen from the king's prison. The magus is interested only in the thief's abilities. What Gen is interested in is anyone's guess. Their journey toward the treasure is both dangerous and difficult, lightened only imperceptibly by the tales they tell of the old gods and goddesses. The first in The Queen's Thief series by Megan Whalen Turner. Also see The Queen of Attolia and The King of Attolia.
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