The Curse Of Chalion

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A man broken in body and spirit, Cazaril returns to the noble household he once served as page and is named secretary-tutor to the beautiful, strong-willed sister of the impetuous boy who is next in line to rule. It is an assignment Cazaril dreads, for it must ultimately lead him to the place he ...

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  • Author: lois mcmaster bujold
  • Publish Date: 2006-04-11
  • Book Awards


    Nominated for 3 (3 unique awards)
  • 1 Hugo
  • 1 Locus Fantasy
  • 1 World Fantasy Awards

  • Book Award Years
    2002 Hugo Nominated: The Curse of Chalion
    2002 Locus Fantasy Nominated: The Curse of Chalion
    2002 World Fantasy Award Nominated: The Curse of Chalion

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    Reviews/Comments On the curse of chalion


    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful
    RE:
    By: Nafi
    2016-04-15 05:27:03

    Where is the Romance in these books?
    Seriously have you even read them?
    I bought the Brooks because of this list.
    Yes I liked the first book and am reading the second one, but there is no romance at all in it.
    I don't get this rating.
    Fantasy books full of romance are written by Grace Draven, C.L. Wilson,Juliet Marillier, Samantha Young, Deborah Harkness, Patricia Briggs.
    Even Terry Goodman.
    But these books are just fantasy without romance.

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