Sister Light, Sister Dark
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: September 15th 1989
Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Series: Great Alta (#1)
A great great second wave feminist fantasy. Recommended.
When I first saw the movie Willow, I enjoyed it. As I got older, however, my view got a little more jaded. It's true, you have some really good aspects in it - Jean Marsh's acting is great, the character of Sorsha, a young Val Kilmer, a father who wants to be more than that for a bit, a female Ganda...
(3.5)Jenna, a white-haired babe orphaned three times, is taken in and raised by an all-women community who worships a white-haired goddess named Alta. There, she learns about dark sisters - shadow women called out from a great mirror who only appear during the night. She also discovers that she migh...
An interesting story, partially for the entire story itself but also for the interwoven myth and historical interpretation of it in later years. How centuries later the story is twisted by the perception of the writers. It was funny to see how the most discredited writer was actually closer to the...
In a female-only warrior culture, everyone has a "dark sister"--a mirror image of themselves who only appears at night. I vaguely remember training montages in which the main characters must slog through mud at starve, and lots of thrilling knife work. Very satisfying.
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