Ink and Bone

Ink and Bone

Rachel Caine

Book 1.0 of The Great Library

language: English

Publisher: NAL

Publishing date: Jul 7, 2015

Words: 111922
Pages: 417

Description:

Ruthless and supremely powerful, the Great Library is now a presence in every major city, governing the flow of knowledge to the masses. Alchemy allows the Library to deliver the content of the greatest works of history instantlybut the personal ownership of books is expressly forbidden.Jess Brightwell believes in the value of the Library, but the majority of his knowledge comes from illegal books obtained by his family, who are involved in the thriving black market. Jess has been sent to be his family's spy, but his loyalties are tested in the final months of his training to enter the Library's service.When his friend inadvertently commits heresy by creating a device that could change the world, Jess discovers that those who control the Great Library believe that knowledge is more valuable than any human lifeand soon both heretics and books will burn...