How to Rule an Empire and Get Away with It (The Siege, Book 2)

November 1, 2020
How to Rule an Empire and Get Away with It (The Siege, Book 2)

This is the story of how the City was saved, by Notker theprofessional liar, written down because eventually the truth alwaysseeps through.The City may be under siege, but everyone still has to make aliving. Take Notker, the acclaimed playwright, actor andimpresario. Nobody works harder, even when he's not working.Thankfully, the good citizens of Classis appreciate an evening atthe theatre even when there are large rocks falling out of thesky.But Notker is a man of many talents, and all the world is,apparently, a stage. It seems that the Empire needs him - orsomeone who looks a lot like him - for a role that will call forthe performance of a lifetime. At least it will guarantee fame,fortune and immortality. If it doesn't kill him first.This is the story of Notker, an occasionally good man and aterrible liar. With razor-sharp wit, K.J. Parkerhas created one of fantasy's greatest heroes, and he might even getaway with it.