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The Shamer's Daughter - Lene Kaaberbøl
The Shamer's Daughter
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"I gobbled it up!"--Tamora Pierce Dina has unwillingly inherited her mother's gift: the ability to elicit shamed confessions simply by looking into someone's eyes. To Dina, however, these powers are not a gift but a curse. Surrounded by fear and hostility, she longs for simple friendship. But... show more
"I gobbled it up!"--Tamora Pierce Dina has unwillingly inherited her mother's gift: the ability to elicit shamed confessions simply by looking into someone's eyes. To Dina, however, these powers are not a gift but a curse. Surrounded by fear and hostility, she longs for simple friendship. But when her mother is called to Dunark Castle to uncover the truth about a bloody triple murder, Dina must come to terms with her power--or let her mother fall prey to the vicious and revolting dragons of Dunark.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780805081114 (0805081119)
ASIN: 805081119
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
Series: The Shamer Chronicles (#1)
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Robin's Reads
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4.5 Book Review: Shamer's Daughter, by Lene Kaaberbol
Book Review: Shamer's Daughter, by Lene KaaberbolHow did this book get past me when it was first published? The premise is described in the trailer for the novel: Dina is the daughter of the Village Shamer, a woman who can read the truth in people through looking at their eyes, and the daughter has...
boghunden
boghunden rated it
5.0 The Shamer's Daughter
This is almost a Danish Children's Classic. It's been so long sine I read this book that all I can remember is Dina's "eyes of shame." The setting gives me a medieval feeling, which is part of what I like. It helps simplify the story, because there's no technology to consider. It's all action. And t...
Blodeuedd
Blodeuedd rated it
3.0 The Shamer's Daughter (Shamer Chronicles Series #1)
I had seen this one around, and then I saw the books in the library. On the youth side and I was like now, but then I thought later on why not. Why not read because I think I am too old to read something meant for 9-14 year olds. Never read any Danish fantasy so I gave it a shot.What a short and eas...
Lillya
Lillya rated it
5.0 The Shamer's Daughter (Shamer Chronicles)
I read this book long ago in Danish. My sister borrowed it fron the school library, and I picked it up because I had nothing better to do. Good thing I did. This book captures you from the first page, it has a very unuasual beginning that gives us insight into Dina's character, without telling too m...
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