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The Tower at Stony Wood - Patricia A. McKillip
The Tower at Stony Wood
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She saw the knight in the mirror at sunset… During the wedding festivities of his king, Cyan Dag, a knight of Gloinmere, is sought out by a mysterious bard and told a terrifying tale: that the king has married a false queen—a lie cloaked in ancient and powerful sorcery. Spurred on by his... show more
She saw the knight in the mirror at sunset… During the wedding festivities of his king, Cyan Dag, a knight of Gloinmere, is sought out by a mysterious bard and told a terrifying tale: that the king has married a false queen—a lie cloaked in ancient and powerful sorcery. Spurred on by his steadfast honor and loyalty, Cyan departs on a dangerous quest to rescue the real queen from her tower prison, to prevent war, and to awaken magic in a land that has lost its way…
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780441008292 (0441008291)
Publisher: Ace Trade
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road
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5.0 The Tower at Stony Wood
The Tower at Stony Wood
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5.0 The Tower at Stony Wood: A Novel
After having this book and it's gorgeous cover haunt my shelf and memory for years, I finally picked it up and read it all the way through. I won't lie: it was hard going for a while. Its beautiful and haunting but its also very difficult to understand without giving it your undivided attention. It ...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it
4.0
by Patricia McKillipOpening line--"She saw the knight in the mirror at sunset."The first time I read this, a few years ago, I remember expecting a re-telling of "The Lady of Shalott" and not getting it and being somewhat put off by this. On this re-read, I didn't have that expectation and therefore...
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road
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5.0 The Tower at Stony Wood
once again, I was swept away. This book was like a river meandering slowly yet inexorably toward it’s conclusion. Knights, dragons, quests, maiden’s in distress, it was beautiful. I really enjoy her stuff.
La Crimson Femme
La Crimson Femme rated it
This is a fairy tale like story with the princess similar to Rapunzel. Even the book cover convenes the same imagery. This is another quest type book for the hero to rescue the princess. Or, in this case, his queen. Once again, nothing is ever as it seems.
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