The award-winning epic fantasy trilogy that combines the history of China with a gripping world of gods and monsters
Rebecca F. Kuang is a Marshall Scholar, Chinese-English translator, and the Astounding Award-winning and the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, and World Fantasy Award nominated author of the Poppy War trilogy and the forthcoming Babel. Her work has won the Crawford Award and the Compton Crook Award for Best First Novel. She has an MPhil in Chinese Studies from Cambridge and an MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies from Oxford; she is now pursuing a PhD in East Asian Languages and Literatures at Yale.
PRAISE FOR THE POPPY WAR TRILOGY:
'An outstanding debut'
'A masterpiece by grimdark's newest and perhaps darkest
FANTASY BOOK REVIEW
'A wholly unique experience'
THE WASHINGTON POST
'R.F. Kuang's fresh approach to magic and hard-hitting story is
a punch to the gut fantasy has needed for a long time'
Peter V. Brett, bestselling author of The Demon Cycle
'Enthralling from start to finish ... I thought myself prepared.
I was not'
Nicholas Eames, author of KINGS OF THE WYLD
'A blistering, powerful epic of war and revenge that will
captivate you to the bitter end'
Kameron Hurley, author of THE LIGHT BRIDAGE
'Her story's refreshing, shocking ... Behold the horizons of
'An epic journey of vengeance, friendship, and power'
'Straight up incredible ... It's big, bold, beautiful, and