Publish date: September 15th 1986
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Series: Lyra (#1)
In Alkyra Alethia knew that magic was part of the past, something that belonged in stories from the past, and quite probably mythical rather than truth, not something of the present. But when she's kidnapped by a group of men whose leader is nothing but shadows her reality begins to be a bit more f...
You know I love you Wrede, but this book was just too ... meh. Very generic and I'm sorry to say that I won't be reading the others in this series, even though I purchased them as a set. Life's too short to waste on bland books. Hopefully the next book of yours that I pick up will be more up to the ...
Cute fantasy coming of age novel. Would have certainly bought this much earlier if I had seen it in print.
This reminded me of Andre Norton's older writings. It was dry, straight forward telling of an atypical fantasy. Nothing really was bad, but it didn't draw me in, or make me laugh, or make me go "wow" like most of Wrede's stuff. I think this was her older series, so it is to be expected. I'll be ...
Astonishingly generic, bloodless, and boring high fantasy from the usually at least entertaining Patricia Wrede. Some fairly flat characters including a minstrel, an elf, a Chosen One, a warrior, a magician etc are drawn into danger and learn they must go on a quest to find some lost magic objects t...
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