A Desolation Called Peace

Arkady Martine’s first book was a deserving Hugo winner. Her second might eclipse it.

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Review of ‘A Desolation Called Peace’

It has been two months since Mahit Dzmare and Three Seagrass foiled an attempted military coup on Teixcalaan—though they may have started a war to do it. Dzmare is back on her native Lsel Station, among her people but unsure if she still belongs there. Seagrass has a desk job; a prestigious one, to be…

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