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Phoenix and Ashes - Mercedes Lackey
Phoenix and Ashes
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In this dark and atmospheric rendition of the Cinderella fairy tale, an intelligent young Englishwoman is made into a virtual slave by her evil stepmother. Her only hope of rescue comes in the shape of a scarred World War I pilot of noble blood, whose own powers over the elements are about to be... show more
In this dark and atmospheric rendition of the Cinderella fairy tale, an intelligent young Englishwoman is made into a virtual slave by her evil stepmother. Her only hope of rescue comes in the shape of a scarred World War I pilot of noble blood, whose own powers over the elements are about to be needed more than ever. "A dark tale full of the pain and devastation of war...and a couple of wounded protagonists worth routing for." —Locus
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780756402723 (0756402727)
Publisher: DAW
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
Series: Elemental Masters (#4)
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fruitcakes
fruitcakes rated it
4.0 Phoenix and Ashes
Really like this as a Cinderella re-telling. The "let me explain my magic system now" moment was a little meh, but IC for the character in question.
fruitcakes
fruitcakes rated it
4.0 Phoenix and Ashes
Really like this as a Cinderella re-telling. The "let me explain my magic system now" moment was a little meh, but IC for the character in question.
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
4.0 Phoenix and Ashes (Elemental Masters, Book 3)
Now this was a good read. A retelling of the cinderella story during World War I. Typically for an urban fantasy of this class you have magicians on both sides working for and against the British Cause. There was perhaps a little bit of lecturing about the class changes post WWI but it wasn't the...
Stop Making Sense
Stop Making Sense rated it
3.0 Phoenix and Ashes
Take one part Cinderella (with hints of Harriet Potter), one part All Quiet on the Western Front, one part Downton Abbey, and one part alchemy, and mix well.This is the story of Eleanor (Ellie) Robinson, a girl who has been enslaved by her evil stepmother upon her father's death, and of Reggie Fenyx...
notyourmonkey
notyourmonkey rated it
3.0 Phoenix and Ashes
Lackey does much better with the World War One stuff than she does with the "ooooh mixing of cultures" stuff she maunders through in some of the other books. Some of it is quite touching, and I'm such a sucker for the fairy tale hurt/comfort of deprivation/luxury (or even basic creature comforts) th...
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