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Mazarkis Williams is a writer with roots in both the US and the UK, having worked in and been educated in both countries. Each year is divided between Boston and Bristol and a teleport booth is always top of the Christmas wish-list.

Mazarkis has degrees in history and physics, and a diverse set of interests accumulated while mispending a hectic youth. Cooking has always been a passion, and in addition to feeding six children and a sizeable herd of cats, Mazarkis regularly caters for crowds of permanently hungry friends.

The Emperor's Knife is Mazarkis' first novel.

There have been some interesting discussions on the author-critic dynamic of late.

This appeared on a now-defunct forum and I'm reposting with permission of the author.

Because I’m such a muggle I can’t get myself a life sentence simply by uttering one of three different words or phrases. You know, crucio, or that one that sounds like abracadabra. As a writer though, I can get... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.37 · 1,035 ratings · 196 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
The Emperor's Knife (Tower ...
3.31 of 5 stars 3.31 avg rating — 885 ratings — published 2011 — 10 editions
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Knife Sworn (Tower and Knif...
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A novel like the sea surrounding the city of Osiris: full of deep mystery, ineffable beauty, and the siren call of forbidden love. Swift has gifted us with a mesmerizing debut, and I eagerly await her next work. –Mike Mullin, autho... " Read more of this review »
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