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The City (Atlan #3)

3.54  ·  Rating Details ·  87 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Endless Peril...Anguished Fate!
Rescued by a bold sailor, held in the confines of a lascivious brothel, Cija faces yet another life-and-death ordeal.

She escapes but her respite is short-lived. Treachery and betrayal sweep her into the temple of her hated father, beyond a terrifying, sensual interlude in the Arena of Apes.

With the seed of her ape-man lover growing within
Paperback, 276 pages
Published October 1st 1985 by DAW (first published January 1st 1967)
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Lisa (Harmonybites)
Take Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan, H. Rider Haggard's Lost Civilizations and John Norman's Gor and as your heroine princess raised to believe she's divine and men are extinct and you have the world of the Atlan Saga. The City continues the perils of Princess Cija, who falls into the clutches of Sedili, the first wife of her lover Zerd, a man-serpent general. Cija does grow on you, which given these are supposed to be her diaries is important. So, this is the description of the book on Goodreads: ...more
Richard Anderson
Feb 12, 2014 Richard Anderson rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Gets more outrageous, and the language more baroque, as it progresses.
That was kinda all over the place. Liked it enough, though. Zerd didn't make a SINGLE appearance which is just ugh. I hope he's in the next one.
Arlene Allen
Aug 10, 2010 Arlene Allen rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy
I never finished reading this series. Does anyone know what book 6 is??
The City by Jane Gaskell (1966)
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Gaskell was born Jane Gaskell Denvil on 7 July 1941, in Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, England (previously in the county of Lancashire). She is the great grandniece of the Victorian novelist Elizabeth Gaskell. Her first novel, Strange Evil, was written when she was 14-years-old (published two years later, in 1957). In 1963 Gaskell married truck driver Gerald Lynch; and in 1965 their daughter, Lucy Em ...more
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Atlan (5 books)
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