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Spinning Silver

Naomi Novik

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Beschreibung

WILL DARK MAGIC CLAIM THEIR HOME?

Miryem is the daughter of a moneylender, but her father's too kind-hearted to collect his debts. They face poverty, until Miryem hardens her own heart and takes up his work in their village. Her success creates rumours she can turn silver into gold, which attract the fairy king of winter himself. He sets her an impossible challenge - and if she fails, she dies. Yet if she triumphs, it could mean a fate worse than death. And in her desperate efforts to succeed, Miryem unwittingly involves the unhappy daughter of a lord.

Irina's father schemes to wed her to the tsar. However, their dashing ruler hides a terrible secret that threatens mortals and winter alike. Torn between deadly choices, Miryem and Irina embark on a quest that will encompass sacrifice, power and love.

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PRAISE FOR NAOMI NOVIK 'Vividly believable' Ursula K. Le Guin 'Surprising twists and turns. A delight' Cassandra Clare 'I absolutely loved it . . . A faery tale for a modern audience' John Gwynne

Naomi Novik is the acclaimed author of the Temeraire series and the Nebula-winning novel
Uprooted, a fantasy influenced by the Polish fairy tales of her childhood. She is a founder of the Organization for Transformative Works and the Archive of Our Own. She lives in New York City with her family and six computers.

Produktdetails

Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 480
Altersempfehlung 18 - 99
Erscheinungsdatum 12.07.2018
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-5098-9902-9
Verlag Macmillan Publishers International
Maße (L/B/H) 23.4/15.4/4 cm
Gewicht 630 g

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Winter Fairytale
von einer Kundin/einem Kunden aus Wien am 28.05.2020
Bewertet: Einband: Taschenbuch

I think I loved this even more than Uprooted! Definitely one of my all-time-favorites. This is just such a magical winter tale, I love re-reading this every time winter comes around..

Spinning Silver
von einer Kundin/einem Kunden am 25.05.2019
Bewertet: Format: eBook (ePUB)

Naomi Novik is growing into one of my favourite authors! I loved her take on Beauty and the Beast in "Uprooted" and I tremendously enjoyed "Spinning Silver", which is loosely based on Rumpelstiltskin. It's an empowering story about three young women using their wits to control their own destiny, 5 stars

More than just a fairy tale retelling
von Katharina L. aus Wien am 19.09.2018
Bewertet: Einband: gebundene Ausgabe

Spinning Silver isn’t just a fairy tale retelling. Novik weaves together motives of different fairy tales, creating a unique story with original characters and a compelling plot. Who can even resist the combination of a gorgeous cover, strong female characters, and an amazing writing style that draws you right into the story? ... Spinning Silver isn’t just a fairy tale retelling. Novik weaves together motives of different fairy tales, creating a unique story with original characters and a compelling plot. Who can even resist the combination of a gorgeous cover, strong female characters, and an amazing writing style that draws you right into the story? I can’t believe how much I got to love the characters – even one I didn’t like from the beginning and didn’t expect to like either. It’s just so cleverly done and makes you dread what’s about to happen, keeping the suspense real until the very end. And what a satisfying end it was…

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