The Lark And The Wren
Publish date: 1993-09-09
Publisher: Baen Books
Pages no: 488
Edition language: English
Series: Bardic Voices (#1)
I had fun reading this book. It’s a light and fluffy fantasy story, but I enjoyed the writing, the story, and the characters. The main character, a girl named Rune, is a teenager living at an inn where her mother and she both work. From a young age she showed a gift for music and taught herself to p...
If you think my synopsis seems a little “all over the place,” that's because the book itself kind of is. The Free Bard stuff doesn't even come up until maybe halfway through, although Lackey at least doesn't drop it in totally out of the blue, since readers will probably have noticed and wondered ab...
This book is inserting, you follow a young girl as she try to get free and to become a great bard. Facing challenges along the way and fighting to earn her place in the world. The first time I read this book I loved it, this time it was just good. You quickly bond to Rune and want the best for her. ...
Spunky gal Rune is teased in her generic medieval European village! Oh noes, but at least she has her music. In fact, she's so good that she wins a fiddling contest against an ancient and malevolent ghost. Buoyed by her success, she enters the Bardic Trials to become a licensed bard. BUT! She's...
I read this on a plane while on my way to visit a prospective college. I recall this because it marked the point at which I became too old for Mercedes Lackey.
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