Publish date: February 1st 2006
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Pages no: 141
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Historical Fiction
, Young Adult Fantasy
, Coming Of Age
A story of a warrior woman when Amazons reigned on the steppes. Told from the point of view of the Queen's daughter this is gripping stuff. It reads like she's telling the tale, like oral history passed on. Great stuff.
I didn't really like this book. The characters were OK, but it was boring in my opinion. I think it was just that this book isn't really my style
i really love this book one of my favorite
The first words: "I was born out of sorrow, so my mother named me Rain." This sets the book up for a short and lyrical coming of age story through the eyes of Rain as one of the legendary Amazon sisters. Rain's birth was anything but joyous because it was born out of gang rape, so her mother shunned...
A story about the Amazon culture of women. A young girl must find strength to become Queen one day, despite confusion and misgivings about her life and her own mother's sorrow over her birth. A lovely read, filled with all of Alice Hoffman's gifts: the power to create magical worlds on paper and ...
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