Dragon Sword and Wind Child by Noriko Ogiwara

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Young Saya becomes an unwilling participant in the battle between good and evil when the son of the God of Light claims her as his bride and the People of Darkness claim her as a reincarnation of their own princess.
 

About Noriko Ogiwara

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Noriko Ogiwara was inspired to write by the classic Western children's books she read as she was growing up. "Dragon Sword and Wind Child" is her first book, part of the award winning Magatama Trilogy. Her other books include "The Good Witch of the West" and "Fuujin Hisho". Ms. Ogiwara makes her home in Japan.
 
Published January 1, 1993 by Farrar Straus & Giroux (J). 329 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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Given the endless flow of generic Tolkien knock-offs flooding the fantasy market, anything with a different cultural perspective and source material ought to be worth a look for fantasy fans.

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The forces of dark simply represent an acknowledgement of the natural cycle of life and death, which even human worshippers of the light must follow.

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Most frustrating of all is Dragon Sword’s heroine, Saya, who goes on an adventure to become one of the Prince’s Handmaidens and basically does nothing except: One, make everyone fall in love with her and want to Have Her (on account of her unearthly beauty and compassion, of course);

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