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The Anubis Gates ( Tim Powers, 1983)
The Romantic poets, time travel, a body- swapping werewolf and ancient Egyptian gods. This is Powers at his most outlandish and astonishing.
Red Seas Under Red Skies
( Scott Lynch, 2007)
In the second book in Lynch’s
Gentleman Bastard series, incorrigible rogue Locke Lamora, and his sidekick Jean, take ship to Tal Verrar and the luxurious gaming house, the Sinspire.