The Sorceress and the Cygnet by Patricia A. McKillip

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Corleu, child of the Wayfolk, tries to rescue his people when they become lost in the mist. His endeavours, however, lead him into a strange world - home to the Blind Lady, the Blood Fox and the Dancer. This book is the winner of the World Fantasy Award and was nominated for a Hugo Award.
 

About Patricia A. McKillip

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PATRICIA McKILLIP is the World Fantasy Award-winning author PATRICIA McKILLIP is the World Fantasy Award-winning author of a number of highly acclaimed novels, including the Riddleof a number of highly acclaimed novels, including the Riddlemaster Trilogy. master Trilogy.
 
Published January 1, 1992 by Ace. 235 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, History. Fiction

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McKillip's first adult fantasy since the ``Riddlemaster of Hed'' series: a subtle, well-crafted tale redolent of magic and mystery, in which mythic figures are made flesh, and mortals are conscripted for an otherworldly contest.

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In this fantasy, the banished Gold King tries to fight a ruling family. ``With strong, archetypal characters and a powerful command of symbolism, McKillip depicts the human conflict between the desire

Jan 01 1992 | Read Full Review of The Sorceress and the Cygnet

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More than 1000 years ago the Gold King, Dancer, Blind Lady and Warlock fought the Cygnet, lost and were banished. Commoners put their story in the constellations to remember it. Ro Holding has the sig

Apr 29 1991 | Read Full Review of The Sorceress and the Cygnet

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