by Tanith Lee
Cover Artist: John Kaiine
Review by Carolyn Frank
TaLeKa ISBN/ITEM#: 9781607620433
Date: 13 July 2009
From publicity material: Night's Master is the first book of the arabesque high fantasy series Tales from the Flat Earth, which, in the manner of the One Thousand and One Nights portrays an ancient world in mythic grandeur via connected tales.
Long time ago when the Earth was Flat, beautiful indifferent Gods lived in the airy Upperearth realm above, curious passionate demons lived in the exotic Underearth realm below, and mortals were relegated to exist in the middle. Azhrarn, Lord of the Demons and the Darkness was the one who ruled the Night, and many mortal lives were changed because of his cruel whimsy. And yet, Azhrarn held inside this demon heart a profound mystery which would change the very fabric of the Flat Earth forever...