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The Malacia Tapestry by Brian Aldiss


"An adult fairy-tale; a long, detailed sensuous nightmare richly embroidered with dreams of glory and haunted by shadowy fears… It is a clever book and a rich one… brimming with enjoyment"
-Irish Times

Jostling through the light and shadow of Malacia's streets goes a crowd of people: dukes, merchants, actresses, priests, courtesans, spongers, soldiers and down-at-heel showmen. They are seen through the eyes of Perian de Chirolo, actor and adventurer, whose experiences take him into the heart of Malacia's darkest secrets. And behind the drama stands the enigma of Malacia itself. An age-old city-state where change is forbidden, lingering under the spell of its magicians...


Publisher (Year): Triad/Panther (1978)
Binding (ISBN): Paperback (0-586-04497-3)
Cover Art: n/a

Condition: Good. Slight rubbing to spine and edges, small shop sticker lower rear.

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