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Book of a Thousand Days
by Shannon Hale
New York: Bloomsbury Children's, 2007 (305p.)
 

Genre:  Novel Fiction
Sub Genres:
Fantasy
Young Adult Fiction

Subjects: Identity (Philosophical concept)--Juvenile fiction; Disguise in literature--Juvenile fiction;
Summary:
Based on a classic Grimm's fairy tale, this is the story told by Dashti, a maid from the steppes of a medieval land, who sacrifices her freedom to accompany her mistress into exile. Imprisoned in a remote tower after Lady Saren refuses to marry the man her father has chosen, the maid and the lady have almost nothing in common. But the loyalty that grows between the two, the man they love in different ways for different reasons, and the lies they tell because of and in spite of each other, combine to evoke the deepest bonds, transcend the loneliest landscapes, and erupt in a conclusion so romantic, so clever, and so right that no reader will be left dry-eyed. [from publisher's web site]

more information at author's web site
http://www.squeetus.com/stage/books_b1000.html

more information at publisher's web site
http://kids.bloomsburyusa.com/catalogue/details2.asp?isbn=9781599900513&cf=1&search=hale&isbns=&page=1

HBLL Call No: 813 H135b

Reviewed In:
Fanciful Books for Autumn Dreams by Holly E. Newton
Fantasies to Charm Young Adults by Hollie Parry






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