Author(s): Dart-thornton Cecilia
Talks about various elements that come together to weave a surprising story. This book features five princes who go hunting, a burrower who digs its way through a labyrinth of underground caverns, the great golden sword Fallowblade displayed above the mantelshelf on the house of Lord Avalloc Stormbringer, and a tyrant who hatches inimical plots.
"Lush prose, grand Irish blarney, Boschian surrealism (with strong elements of Brian Froud) and tropical exoticism all play a part."--Locus on "The Ill Made Mute"
"Featuring a courageous and unusual heroine, this series opener belongs in most fantasy collections."--"Library Journal" on "The Ill Made Mute"
"Hobbit-fanciers will find much to delight them."--"The Times" (UK) on "The Ill Made Mute"
"For fans of mainstream fantasy, this is likely to be one of the high marks of the year.--"Science Fiction Chronicle" on "The Ill Made Mute"
"Like Tolkien and many of the best fantasy writers, Dart-Thornton has created a wonderful fantasy world that is a delight to wander through."--"Herald Sun" on "The Ill Made Mute"
"In a word: enchanting."--"Sydney Herald" on "The Lady of Sorrows"
Cecilia Dart-Thornton graduated from Monash University with an honours degree in Sociology. She began as a teacher and lecturer, then started and ran a business before becoming a full-time writer. Her interests include animal welfare, environmental conservation and digital media. She lives in Australia.
- : 9781405047159
- : Pan Macmillan
- : Tor
- : 0.0
- : May 2007
- : 234mm X 153mm
- : United Kingdom
- : books
- : Dart-thornton Cecilia
- : -
- : New edition
- : 823.92
- : 496