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Release Date 7 February 2023


BSFA for Best Shorter Fiction, Longlist 2024


After falling out with her brothers, Samaki the goddess of water flees to Earth where she must mask her trace by splitting into a quadruplet of magi.

A quadruplet is perfect, but all things are never equal. Dissonance arises when the magus Umozi breaks the quadruplet.

Only the newness of a child magus can restore balance and save a broken paradise—with the help of a goddess mother.


Broken Paradise

SKU: 978-1-913387-32-7
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  • "Vivid with Eugen Bacon’s astonishing narration, Broken Paradise serves up a magnificent world of crystal seas, philosophical sea ghosts, a fire-bright phoenix and mystic messages. [...] A gem-studded novella of rich imagery and timeless themes, this one will stay with you." Aurealis #160


    "Bacon is a masterful storyteller known for creating surreal landscapes and characters." Shepherd (Best Books)


    "The worldbuilding is gorgeous... Bacon shows remarkable inventiveness. They also showcase the importance of the beauty of the world, an awe for it seeping in through many pages… Broken Paradise is another fine example of Eugen Bacon's remarkable prose, filled with inventiveness." The Middleshelf

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