The Kingdom on the Waves (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Book 2)

The Kingdom on the Waves (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Book 2)

M. T. Anderson


Sequel to the nationwide ebook Award Winner! Fearing a demise sentence, Octavian and his instruct, Dr. Trefusis, break out via emerging tides and pouring rain to discover guard in British-occupied Boston. Sundered from all he is aware — the school of Lucidity, the insurgent reason — Octavian hopes to discover secure harbor. as a substitute, he's quickly to benefit of Lord Dunmore's proclamation providing freedom to slaves who sign up for the counterrevolutionary forces. In quantity II of his unheard of masterwork, M. T. Anderson recounts Octavian's reviews because the progressive conflict explodes round him, thrusting him into excessive battles and tantalizing him with elusive visions of liberty. eventually, this superb narrative escalates to a startling, deeply pleasurable climax, whereas reexamining our nationwide origins in a singularly provocative gentle.

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