Under heaven

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display_description Award-winning author Guy Gavriel Kay evokes the dazzling Tang Dynasty of 8th-century China in an masterful story of honor and power.
It begins simply. Shen Tai, son of an illustrious general serving the Emperor of Kitai, has spent two years honoring the memory of his late father by burying the bones of the dead from both armies at the site of one of his father's last great battles. In recognition of his labors and his filial piety, an unlikely source has sent him a dangerous gift: 250 Sardian horses.
You give a man one of the famed Sardian horses to reward him greatly. You give him four or five to exalt him above his fellows, propel him towards rank, and earn him jealousy, possibly mortal jealousy. Two hundred and fifty is an unthinkable gift, a gift to overwhelm an emperor.
Wisely, the gift comes with the stipulation that Tai must claim the horses in person. Otherwise he would probably be dead already...
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subject_facet China -- History -- Tang dynasty, 618-907 -- Fiction, Fantasy fiction, Imaginary wars and battles -- Fiction
title_display Under heaven
title_full Under Heaven, Under heaven / Guy Gavriel Kay
title_short Under heaven
topic_facet Fantasy, Fiction, History, Imaginary wars and battles