The Privilege of the Sword (Hardback)
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The Privilege of the Sword (Hardback)

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Hardback 400 Pages / Published: 14/09/2006
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"Unholy fun, and wholly fun ...an elegant riposte, dazzlingly executed."-Gregory Maguire "Spiced with humor and spot-on period detail."-Library Journal (starred review) Sent to live with her uncle, Katherine imagines a rich and luxurious life. Her dreams evaporate when she discovers her uncle wants her to be something never before seen: a swordswoman. Ellen Kushner is the author of Swordspoint.

Publisher: Small Beer Press
ISBN: 9781931520201
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 602 g
Dimensions: 224 x 147 x 28 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"One of the most gorgeous books I've ever read: it's witty and wonderful, with characters that will provoke, charm and delight."--Holly Black, author of "Tithe" and "Valiant"
"A magical mixture of Dumas and Georgette Heyer. The dialogue dazzles and so does the swordplay."--Kelly Link, author of "Magic For Beginners"
"A swashbuckler for women--splendid!"--Tamora Pierce
"Unholy fun, and wholly fun...an elegant "riposte," dazzlingly executed." - Gregory Maguire, NYT bestselling author of "Wicked"
"Winning high fantasy ... a welcome return to the romantic Riverside world Kushner introduced in "Swordspoint."""--Publishers Weekly"
"One of the most gorgeous books I've ever read: it's witty and wonderful, with characters that will provoke, charm and delight."--Holly Black, author of "Tithe" and "Valiant"
"A magical mixture of Dumas and Georgette Heyer. The dialogue dazzles and so does the swordplay."--Kelly Link, author of "Magic For Beginners"
"A swashbuckler for women--splendid!"--Tamora Pierce
"Unholy fun, and wholly fun...an elegant "riposte," dazzlingly executed." - Gregory Maguire, NYT bestselling author of "Wicked"
"It's beautifully written, breezy, quick, hysterically funny, poignant and bloody and world-weary and heartrendingly naive by turns. This is a fantastic book, a coming-of-age story, and I love it with a quite deep and unreasonable love."--Elizabeth Bear, author of Worldwired
"Winning high fantasy ... a welcome return to the romantic Riverside world Kushner introduced in Swordspoint."""--"Publishers Weekly"
"One of the most gorgeous books I've ever read: it's witty and wonderful, with characters that will provoke, charm and delight."--Holly Black, author of "Tithe" and "Valiant"
"A magical mixture of Dumas and Georgette Heyer. The dialogue dazzles and so does the swordplay."--Kelly Link, author of "Magic For Beginners"
"A swashbuckler for women--splendid!"--Tamora Pierce
"Unholy fun, and wholly fun...an elegant "riposte," dazzlingly executed." - Gregory Maguire, NYT bestselling author of "Wicked"

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