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The Girl in the Tower - Katherine Arden
The Girl in the Tower
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For a young woman in medieval Russia, the choices are stark: marriage or a life in a convent. Vasya will choose a third way: magic... The court of the Grand Prince of Moscow is plagued by power struggles and rumours of unrest. Meanwhile bandits roam the countryside, burning the villages and... show more
For a young woman in medieval Russia, the choices are stark: marriage or a life in a convent. Vasya will choose a third way: magic...

The court of the Grand Prince of Moscow is plagued by power struggles and rumours of unrest. Meanwhile bandits roam the countryside, burning the villages and kidnapping its daughters. Setting out to defeat the raiders, the Prince and his trusted companion come across a young man riding a magnificent horse.

Only Sasha, a priest with a warrior's training, recognises this 'boy' as his younger sister, thought to be dead or a witch by her village. But when Vasya proves herself in battle, riding with remarkable skill and inexplicable power, Sasha realises he must keep her secret as she may be the only way to save the city from threats both human and fantastical...
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781101885970
Publisher: Del Rey
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: The Winternight Trilogy (#2)
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A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
4.0 The Girl in the Tower, Winternight #2 by Katherine Arden
After recovering after the traumatic battle in the forest, Vasya makes a deal with the Winter King to see the world for herself disguised as a boy. It is a harsh world, but Vasya is thrilled by her experiences and her freedom, but chance brings her back into contact with her family, where circumstan...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
5.0 Review: The Girl in the Tower
I’ll say this, The Girl in the Tower nears perfection. The Bear and the Nightingale was a fine novel, but I felt it was laying the groundwork for the setting and the characters. Whimsical magic was on full display, immersing the reader in a world that was likely very foreign to them, but it may have...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 Marriage, Convent, or Freedom?
What a wonderful continuation of the "Winternight Trilogy" by Katherine Arden. We don't only follow Vaysa in this one, we follow her brother and sister. We also get a couple of appearances from the fallen priest from book #1 and even more insight into Morozko. I wanted to see what the future held...
FeeRtheDragon
FeeRtheDragon rated it
5.0 Review: The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden
The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden is the second book in the Winternight Trilogy. Vasya finds herself in a situation where she is disguising herself as a boy. She earns the admiration of the Grand Prince of Moscow, so she must keep her secret at all costs.This story starts where The Bear and t...
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom rated it
4.0 The Girl in the Tower - Katherine Arden
I don't pre-order a lot of books but for The Girl in the Tower, I was prepared to make an exception - I'd first read (and very much enjoyed) the previous book in the trilogy, The Bear and the Nightingale, last November and was keen to see if the author could manage to follow up such a great debut. I...
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