Tamora Pierce brings readers another Tortall adventure! Alianne is the teenage daughter of the famed Alanna, the first lady knight in Tortall. Young Aly follows in the quieter footsteps of her father, however, delighting in the art of spying. When she is captured and sold as a slave to an exiled... show more
Tamora Pierce brings readers another Tortall adventure! Alianne is the teenage daughter of the famed Alanna, the first lady knight in Tortall. Young Aly follows in the quieter footsteps of her father, however, delighting in the art of spying. When she is captured and sold as a slave to an exiled royal family in the faraway Copper Islands, it is this skill that makes a difference in a world filled with political intrigue, murderous conspiracy, and warring gods. This is the first of two books featuring Alianne.
Publish date: September 23rd 2003
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 422
Edition language: English
Series: Daughter of the Lioness (#1)
Tamora Pierce has always been one of my favorite authors for her gift in telling the story of a strong young adult in a fun and magical universe. While her books often have a similar theme, with the main character fighting against a preconceived notion, Pierce is able to tell her tales in a way so t...
Another set in the Tortall world but a very different take on it. Enjoyed this one. Had an unconventional view of crows built into the story line. Is good to see the main character not as the one at the centre of a set of political events, but trying to protect those she cares about from the side.
12/2013 ** Still my absolute favorite of Pierce's books. An important work about the dangers of colonialization, set within the framework of a teen/young woman finding her life's passion. 9/3/12 ** Read it again...needed comfort food at the beginning of the school year. Something that I could pick...
I love Pierce's books, high fantasy young adult works featuring strong heroines. Aly is the daughter of the heroine who started it all, Alanna, from The Lioness Quartet. I liked her a lot more than her progenitor though, and prefer the two Trickster books to that early quartet or the Immortals with ...
Interesting next generational story from Tortall. Alanna's Daughter Alianne (Aly) becomes involved in the politics of the Copper Isles.