Spotlight: The Carnival of Ash by Tom Beckerlegge

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The Carnival of Ash

by Tom Beckerlegge
Genre: Adult Literary Alternative History
Length: 528 Pages
Publishing: 15th March 2022

Cadenza is the City of Words, a city run by poets, its skyline dominated by the steepled towers of its libraries, its heart beating to the stamp and thrum of the printing presses in the Printing Quarter.

Carlo Mazzoni, a young wordsmith arrives at the city gates intent on making his name as the bells ring out with the news of the death of the cityโ€™s poet-leader. Instead, he finds himself embroiled with the intrigues of a city in turmoil, the looming prospect of war with their rival Venice ever-present. A war that threatens not only to destroy Cadenza but remove it from history altogetherโ€ฆ

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About the Author

Tom Beckerlegge Author PhotoTom Beckerlegge grew up in the northwest of England in a house filled with books. Writing as Tom Becker, he won the Waterstones Childrenโ€™s Book Prize with his debut novel; The Carnival of Ash is his first adult book. He lives in Enfield with his wife and young son.

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