Spinning silver
—Novik, Naomi, author.
Book
2018
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"A fresh and imaginative retelling of the Rumpelstiltskin fairytale from the bestselling author of Uprooted, called "a very enjoyable fantasy with the air of a modern classic" by The New York Times Book Review. Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders, but her father is not a very good one. Free to lend and reluctant to collect, he has left his family on the edge of poverty--until Miryem intercedes. Hardening her heart, she sets out to retrieve what is owed, and soon gains a reputation for being able to turn silver into gold. But when an ill-advised boast brings her to the attention of the cold creatures who haunt the wood, nothing will be the same again. For words have power, and the fate of a kingdom will be forever altered by the challenge she is issued. Channeling the heart of the classic fairy tale, Novik deftly interweaves six distinct narrative voices--each learning valuable lessons about sacrifice, power and love--into a rich, multilayered fantasy that readers will want to return to again and again"-- Provided by publisher.

Item Details
Subjects:
Fairies -- Fiction.
Imaginary places -- Fiction.
Moneylenders -- Fiction.
Quests (Expeditions) -- Fiction.
Genre:
Fantasy fiction.
ISBN:
9780399180996
9780399180989
0399180982
Edition:
First Edition.
Description:
466 pages ; 22 cm
LCCN:
2018005791
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