Books by Mary Gentle and Complete Book Reviews

Mary Gentle, Author Dutton Books $18.95 (539p) ISBN 978-0-453-00644-6
This gracefully written sequel to Golden Witchbreed powerfully depicts the impact of a high-technology civilization on a decaying planet. Ten years after having served as Earth's first envoy to Orthe, which is struggling to survive after a...
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Mary Gentle, Author Roc $19 (208p) ISBN 978-0-451-45234-4
Gentle follows her baroque fantasy Rats and Gargoyles with this semi-sequel, featuring two of the previous novel's characters in a far different milieu. The White Crow, aka Valentine, Master Physician of the Invisible College, and her husband, the...
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Mary Gentle. Night Shade (www.nightshadebooks.com), $15.99 trade paperback (550p) ISBN 978-1-59780-219-2
Conrad Scalese is an atheist and bel canto opera librettist living in an early 19th-century Naples where sung Masses and operas produce miracles, the ghosts who trouble the living have agendas of their own, and sometimes the dead return to life. In...
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Mary Gentle, Author . Eos $14.95 (303p) ISBN 978-0-06-082183-8
Set in an alternative medieval world in which Carthage has survived to become a mighty empire, this impressive first in a new fantasy series from British author Gentle introduces a highly unusual protagonist, the hermaphrodite Ilario. A native of...
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Mary Gentle, Author Roc $18.95 (416p) ISBN 978-0-451-45106-4
Moving away from her earlier depictions of a future society, Gentle ( Golden Witchbreed ) has created a dark, vivid and complex alternative medieval world, a fantasy where highly intelligent rats rule subservient men under the direction of gods...
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Mary Gentle, Author . Eos $14.95 (361p) ISBN 978-0-06-134498-5
Medieval alternate historians rarely conceive such wondrously convincing intrigue as Gentle has in this second installment of the First History series (after The Lion’s Eye ). The action sweeps Ilario, a young hermaphrodite artist, from giving
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