The Woman Who Rides Like a Man
This third book in the Song of the Lioness quartet continues Alanna's saga as she strikes out alone and discovers herself anew.A knight at last, Alanna of Trebond heads out to seek adventure in the desert of Tortall. Captured by desert tribesmen, she is forced to prove herself in a magical duel... show more
This third book in the Song of the Lioness quartet continues Alanna's saga as she strikes out alone and discovers herself anew.A knight at last, Alanna of Trebond heads out to seek adventure in the desert of Tortall. Captured by desert tribesmen, she is forced to prove herself in a magical duel to the death. But her real challenge doesn't come until after she wins. As the first female shaman, Alanna must fight to change the ancient traditions of the stubborn desert tribes for their own sake and for the sake of all Tortall. Trini Alvarado’s film credits include Meg in the most recent movie version of Little Women and Helen Ruth in The Babe. She has also appeared on television and the stage. Ms. Alvarado also narrated Alanna: The First Adventure and In the Hand of the Goddess for Listening Library.
Publish date: March 6th 2007
Publisher: Listening Library
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, High Fantasy
, Middle Grade
, Young Adult Fantasy
Series: Song of the Lioness (#3)
More adventures in store for Alanna after the conclusion of the second book in the series. A new phase of her education and a new phase of her growth as a human being, a woman and a knight. The desert setting is nice, but Alanna-turned-teacher was a bit boring after a while. On to the last book. Hig...
Actual rating: 3.5 out of 5 StarsThe Woman Who Rides Like a Man is the third book in the Song of the Lioness quartet and finds our heroine Alanna as a young woman, newly knighted and finally off on her own adventures. As it often is with heroes - and knights - it isn't long before Alanna stumbles in...
This is clearly the book about Alanna accepting her magic. Watching Alanna learn who she is throughout the series is half the fun, because she struggles with accepting all the portions of herself and of who she wants to be quite a bit. She needs to learn to be more flexible as she grows up, and th...
Absolutely love this series. Great for both young girls and boys.
Another good return to books I read when I was little