Spinning Silver

A Novel
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (17.93 hours)
Product Number: Z100132192
Released: Jul 10, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780525531005
Narrator/s: Lisa Flanagan
Publisher: Books on Tape
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A fresh and imaginative retelling of the Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale from the bestselling author of Uprooted. "One of the year's strongest fantasy novels."-NPR "A perfect tale...?ith the vastness of Tolkien and the empathy and joy in daily life of Le Guin."-The New York Times Book Review With the Nebula Award-winning Uprooted, Naomi Novik opened a brilliant new chapter in an already acclaimed career, delving into the magic of fairy tales to craft a love story that was both timeless and utterly of the now. Spinning Silver draws readers deeper into this glittering realm of fantasy, where the boundary between wonder and terror is thinner than a breath, and safety can be stolen as quickly as a kiss. Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders, but her father's inability to collect his debts has left his family on the edge of poverty-until Miryem takes matters into her own hands. Hardening her heart, the young woman sets out to claim what is owed and soon gains a reputation for being able to turn silver into gold. When an ill-advised boast draws the attention of the king of the Staryk-grim fey creatures who seem more ice than flesh-Miryem's fate, and that of two kingdoms, will be forever altered. Set an impossible challenge by the nameless king, Miryem unwittingly spins a web that draws in a peasant girl, Wanda, and the unhappy daughter of a local lord who plots to wed his child to the dashing young tsar. But Tsar Mirnatius is not what he seems. And the secret he hides threatens to consume the lands of humans and Staryk alike. Torn between deadly choices, Miryem and her two unlikely allies embark on a desperate quest that will take them to the limits of sacrifice, power, and love. Channeling the vibrant heart of myth and fairy tale, Spinning Silver weaves a multilayered, magical tapestry that readers will want to return to again and again. Praise for Spinning Silver "Gorgeous, complex, and magical...?his is the kind of book that one might wish to inhabit forever."-Publishers Weekly (starred review) "A book as cool and mysterious as a winter's night, with two marvelous heroines at its heart, Spinning Silver pits the cold of endless winter against the fires of duty, love, and sacrifice. I couldn't put it down."-Katherine Arden, New York Times bestselling author of The Bear and the Nightingale

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Author(s): Naomi Novik
Awards:New York Times Bestseller
Original Publish Date: Jul 10, 2018

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Author(s): Naomi Novik
Product Number EB00716388
Released: Jul 10, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Del Rey
ISBN: #9780399181009

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