Academic Exercises by K. J. Parker

By K. J. Parker

Academic Exercises is the 1st selection of shorter works by means of grasp novelist okay. J. Parker, and it's a stunner. Weighing in at over 500 pages, this beneficiant quantity gathers jointly 13 hugely specific tales, essays and novellas. the result's an important publishing occasion, a publication that belongs at the shelf of each critical reader of imaginitive fiction.


Table of Contents

A Small expense to Pay for Birdsong
A wealthy, complete Week
Amor Vincit Omnia
On Sieges
Let Maps to Others
A Room with a View
Cutting part Technology
Purple and Black
Rich Men's Skins; A Social background Of Armour
The solar And I
One Little Room an Everywhere
Blue and Gold

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