OUT NOW: Phoenix Extravagant by Yoon Ha Lee (Paperback)
17th August 2021
We’re absolutely thrilled to say that Phoenix Extravagant by Yoon Ha Lee is now available in paperback!
This is the highly anticipated paperback of the smash new blockbuster original fantasy work from Nebula, Hugo and Clarke award nominated author Yoon Ha Lee!
Dragons. Art. Revolution.
Gyen Jebi isn’t a fighter, or a subversive. They just want to paint.One day they’re jobless and desperate; the next, Jebi finds themself recruited by the Ministry of Armor to paint the mystical sigils that animate the occupying government’s automaton soldiers.
But when Jebi discovers the depths of the Razanei government’s horrifying crimes–and the awful source of the magical pigments they use–they find they can no longer stay out of politics.
What they can do is steal Arazi, the ministry’s mighty dragon automaton, and find a way to fight…
“An arresting tale of loyalty, identity, and the power of art… Lee’s masterful storytelling is sure to wow.” — Publisher’s Weekly
“This is a story about the intersection between art and culture; it’s about how art isn’t frivolous but vital, especially in times of turmoil. A thought-provoking and very timely book.” — SciFiNow
“A powerful, deeply moving book that is a wonderful read, without question one of the best of the year.” — Every Book a Doorway