The Carnelian Throne

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The Carnelian Throne
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Author Janet Morris
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
SeriesSilistra
Genre Science fantasy
Publisher Bantam Books
Publication date
1979
Media typePrint (paperback)
ISBN 978-0-553-11907-7
Preceded by Wind from the Abyss  

The Carnelian Throne is a science fantasy novel by American writer Janet Morris. Published by Bantam Books in 1979, it is the fourth and final title of the Silistra series.


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