This is a fantasy novel that takes place in a peninsula of the Palm. There are several provinces on this peninsula and Tigana was one of them. After conquering three of them Brandin, King of Ygrath loses his son in a battle for Tigana against princ Valentin. As a revenge Brandin lays a curse on the province of Tigana. After destroying it''s army, kulture and books, all the people of the Peninsula of the Palm exept the ones born in Tigana have forgotten the name of Tigana, they cannot hear it if someone who was born there pronounces it and it''s name has been erased from all the books. Exept in the hearts of those born there it was as if Tigana never existed. The book is about the strugle of few people who try to bring the name of their forgoten home into existance again. The fight for freedom and identity against tyranny and oblivion.