The Grand Illusion
L. E. Modesitt Jr.
About this Series
From bestselling author L. E. Modesitt, Jr. a brand new gaslamp political fantasy series.
The constitutional imperium of Guldor – The Empire of Gold – faces a historical crossroads. After more than 1200 years, in a world where most people’s emotions can be read by empaths, can its carefully balanced and designed government, based on the Great Charter, withstand the wealth and power of industrial barons bent on taking over government, as well as deal with a smoldering revolt by the increasingly marginalized artisans and working-class citizens. Or will Guldor follow the terrible fate of the Grand Democracy of Teknold, whose failure blighted the world for centuries?