The Book of Atrix Wolfe
Twenty years ago, the powerful mage Atrix Wolfe unleashed an uncontrollable force that killed his beloved king. Now, the Queen of the Wood has offered him one last chance for redemption. She asks him to find her daughter, who vanished into the human world during the massacre he caused. No one has... show more
Twenty years ago, the powerful mage Atrix Wolfe unleashed an uncontrollable force that killed his beloved king. Now, the Queen of the Wood has offered him one last chance for redemption. She asks him to find her daughter, who vanished into the human world during the massacre he caused. No one has seen the princess-but deep in the kitchens of the Castle of Pelucir, there is a scullery maid who appeared out of nowhere one night long ago. She cannot speak and her eyes are full of sadness. But there are those who call her beautiful.
Publish date: February 5th 2008
Publisher: Ace Trade
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
A bittersweet story about magical actions and their direst consequences. This is the story of Atrix Wolfe, a mage original from Chaumenard, but who now lives amongst wolves. One day he starts having dreams. Those dreams make him travel to the realm of Pellucir, where he finds the castle under si...
This book felt like a dream within a dream within a dream. The atmosphere was obscure and foggy, like you could never be sure exactly what was taking place or why, but you just went with it because that is the way of dreams. The plot was meandering, and in general I felt like I did not get to know t...
This one is a bit more magicky than some of them, but I really like the characters and the way it almost echoes Cinderella, but not quite. It’s also definitely in my favorite category of McKillip–the books that make you feel as though you were in a dream. [June 2010]
A beautiful fairytale.Atrix Wolfe is a powerful mage. Years ago, in an attempt to stop a war between two kingdoms, he conjured a terrible Hunter through sorcery... causing more death than, possibly, the war would have. In remorse and shame, he fled to the life of a hermit...But now, a young prince i...
This was not mere escapist fantasy, but ideas, poetry in prose form. I felt wrapped in fire, surrounded by silk, drowned in darkness and raised by light. I must read more...
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