Publish date: April 14th 2003
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
Heart-breaking, atmospheric and unforgettable.This story was all I could ask for, and more.It doesn't need three hundred or four hundred pages, much of them filled with boring details to tell its story.It slowly arrives, it tells its tale, it imprints it in our hearts and minds, and calmly goes away...
A delightfully bittersweet tale of magicians, sea dragons, old and new love, lost princes and, above all, periwinkles. It's my first Patricia A. McKillip. I searched all over for fantasy books that might inspire me now that NaNoWriMo is just around the corner and I've decided to dabble in a fantas...
Lovely, sweet little story.
Some books fail to live up to nostalgia-tinged memories. Some books remain solid years later. And some books are even better than you remember. This one's definitely in the latter category.It's a fairy tale first and foremost, so don't read it if you're looking for detailed worldbuilding or rules of...
This short, standalone novel (a novella really) written in McKillip's usual beautiful yet elliptical style is exactly the sort of thing that I come to expect from her work.A lowly scullery maid, who's fisher father died at sea and who's mother is psychologically lost to the sea, hates the ocean and ...
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