The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty

The City of Brass

Nahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she has power; on the streets of 18th century Cairo, she’s a con woman of unsurpassed talent. But she knows better than anyone that the trade she uses to get by—palm readings, zars, healings—are all tricks, sleights of hand, learned skills; a means to the delightful end of swindling Ottoman nobles. But when Nahri accidentally s...

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The City of Brass Reviews

  • Will Byrnes
    It’s time to polish that special lamp gathering webs in the attic, put a fine edge on your bladed weaponry, remind yourself of ancient tribal insults and outrages, dust off that list of wishes that is around here somewhere and vacuum your magic carpet. You are about to be transported. “The...
  • Roshani Chokshi
    I just finished reading this by the dying light of my cellphone while small, devious looking insects clamored towards the light and attacked my face. I HAVE NO REGRETS. That is how spellbinding this book is...I could not put it down. I haven't had that kind of visceral "No one touch this book, it is...
  • Melanie
    ARC provided by Harper Voyager in exchange for an honest review.The City of Brass was unlike any Fantasy novel I’ve read before, and I completely adored it. This debut novel is easily one of the best books I’ve read in 2017, and I will sing its praises even after its release on November 14...
  • maybelline™
    Buddy read with gluten free & saunta & pink polka-dot cat ears & the blog queen i just have one thing to say, ahemMUSLIMSINFANTASTYAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA...
  • sana  °¤°
    MUSLIMS!!!!! in FANTASY!!!!!!!!!!!!! So obviously, I'm reading it even though I have 8 books on my CR shelf. Buddy read with pineapples on pizza is a SIN and cutie Maram....
  • Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽
    Final review, first posted on Fantasy Literature:Nahri, a young woman living alone in 18th century Cairo, gets by doing minor cons, fake healing rituals and a little theft. She knows nothing about her parents or heritage but, in addition to being able to diagnose disease in others with a glance and ...
  • ❄️Nani❄️
    ✨ 18th-Century Cairo. ✨ A hustler who knows her craft and lives by her wit = swindling nobles. ✨ A Djinn warrior with a “tangled” past. ✨ Mythical and terrifying creatures and monsters that fly through the air. ✨ Flying carpets. Shape-shifters. Clan warfare. Person...
  • Maram
    BUDDY READ with ~~ critical reader ~~The City of Brass is a part of a Muslim Fantasy trilogy??? A combo I definitely didn't see coming but YAASSSS, GIMME THE GOODS. 😍...
  • softlykaz
    my Muslim heart nearly burst when I heard this was an own voices Muslim fantasy novel!!!!! WHEN WILL THIS BOOK MANIFEST ITSELF IN FRONT OF ME...

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