The Flowing Queen by Kai Meyer
  

The Flowing Queen

Written by Kai Meyer

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Synopsis

The Flowing Queen by Kai Meyer

Winged stone lions fly through the skies of an imagined Venice, which is besieged by the armies of a revived Egyptian Pharaoh. Orphans Merle and her blind friend Junipa are apprenticed to Arcimboldo, the maker of mysterious mirrors, and find his housekeeper, Unke wears a mask to hide her mermaid's wide mouth of sharp shark's teeth. Merle carries a mirror made of water, and Unke feels the vibration of her connection with the mystical Flowing Queen who protects the Venice lagoon. In the mirror Junipa sees something she cannot tell. Meeting the attractive pickpocket Serafin, Merle overhears corrupt Venetian councillors making a deal with the Egyptians, over a flask containing the essence of the Flowing Queen. Serafin is caught, but Merie flees with the flask and is convinced by the Queen to drink its contents, and from then on carries the Flowing Queen inside her. Envoys from Hell - in this world, a real, geographical place - arrive in Campo San Marco, demanding Venice forms an alliance with Hell, or be destroyed. Vermithrax, one of the last talking stone lions, whisks Merle up from the burning piazza, and away over the mountains to find help...

About the Author

Kai Meyer

In his native Germany, Kai Meyer has sold half a million copies of his hit trilogy DARK REFLECTIONS. The books have been translated into 20 languages including Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Chinese.

Kai Meyer was born in 1969 in northern Germany. Kai wrote his first novel in his early 20s, and it was published when he was just 24 years old. He has been a full-time novelist since 1995. To date, Kai has written 45 books – some for adults, some for teenagers. Kai’s books are mostly historical with strong fantastical overtones.

Kai has also written screenplays, two of which have been made into TV movies. Kai lives in Westphalia near the Rhine in Germany.

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Format

Paperback

Author

Kai Meyer
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Author's Website

www.kaimeyer.com/

Publisher

Egmont Childrens Books

Publication date

1st May 2006

ISBN

9781405222983

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