Republished in a revised paperback edition, the first-ever novel by Steven Erikson, the acclaimed author of the million-selling Malazan Book of the Fallen series.
Archaeologist and anthropologist Steven Erikson's debut fantasy novel, Gardens of the Moon, was shortlisted for the World Fantasy Award and introduced fantasy readers to his epic 'The Malazan Book of the Fallen' sequence, which has been hailed 'a masterwork of the imagination'. This River Awakens was his first novel, and originally published under the name Steve Lundin. Having lived in Cornwall for a number of years, he and his family recently returned to Canada. To find out more, visit www.malazanempire.com and www.stevenerikson.com
Wonderfully and intimately evoked...a writer of real imaginative
force and breadth. -- Paul Binding * THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT
Startlingly real...it is remarkable for a first novel. -- Margaret Forster
An excellent novel...a terrific new talent. * GLOBE AND MAIL *