New York : Ballantine Books/Del Rey, c2009.
1st U.S. ed.
416 p. ; 25 cm.
Originally published: London : Gollancz, 2008.
A man named Ringil, hero from a great war, living nearly forgotten and obsolete in a backcountry village, is asked to find a lost cousin, drawing him back into a world that he'd thought he left behind long ago.