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Daughter of the Forest

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 18,964 Ratings and 2,198 Reviews

Book Description
At the heart of this surprisingly accomplished first novel, first book of the Sevenwaters trilogy, is a retelling of an ancient Celtic legend. Marillier's story, however, is much more than a slightly disguised fairy tale. Young Sorcha is the seventh child and only daughter of Irish Lord Colum of Sevenwaters, a domain well protected from invading Saxons and Britons by dense forest where, legen... More
Book Information
PublisherTor Books
BindingHardcover (18 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages384
ISBN-10031284879X
ISBN-13978-0312848798
Publication Date05/05/2000
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About Juliet Marillier (Author) : Juliet Marillier is a published author of young adult books. Some of the published credits of Juliet Marillier include Cybele's Secret, Wildwood Dancing.
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5/21/2009 Rachel Indihar said:
This adult fantasy novel (the first of a trilogy) is probably the start of my favorite trilogy ever! The writing is superb; the author uses such detailed, flowing words that it could be poetry. The story is based off a classic folktale about brothers who are turned into swans by a sorceress, but the... more

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