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Rose Daughter By Robin McKinley Award winning author Robin McKinley returns to one of our most enduring fairy tales to tell an enthralling story of love and redemption Once upon a time, a wealthy merchant had three daughters and when the merchant s business failed, he and his three daughters left their grand house in the city and moved to a tiny cottage buried deep in the countryside The youngestAward winning author Robin McKinley returns to one of our most enduring fairy tales to tell an enthralling story of love and redemption Once upon a time, a wealthy merchant had three daughters and when the merchant s business failed, he and his three daughters left their grand house in the city and moved to a tiny cottage buried deep in the countryside The youngest daughter, Beauty, is fascinated by the long, thorny stems of an unknown plant that overwhelms the neglected cottage, and she tends it until, the following summer, its rich, fragrant flowers are the most glorious things the sisters have ever seen roses.An old woman tells Beauty Roses are for love Not silly sweethearts love but the love that makes you and keeps you whole There s an old folk tale there aren t many roses around any because they need love than people have to give em and the only thing that ll stand in for love is magic, though it ain t as good There s no magic in the town of Longchance, but, the old woman adds, Beauty may not know that this is the result of a sorcerers battle that happened many years ago, a battle that left a monster, or perhaps a beast, in an enchanted palace somewhere in the deep forest and a curse concerning a family of three sisters.
Born in her mother s hometown of Warren, Ohio, Robin McKinley grew up an only child with a father in the United States Navy She moved around frequently as a child and read copiously she credits this background with the inspiration for her stories Her passion for reading was one of the most constant things in her childhood, so she began to remember events, places, and time periods by what books she read where For example, she read Andrew Lang s Blue Fairy Book for the first time in California The Chronicles of Narnia for the first time in New York The Lord of the Rings for the first time in Japan The Once and Future King for the first time in Maine She still uses books to keep track of her life.McKinley attended Gould Academy, a preparatory school in Bethel, Maine, and Dickinson College in 1970 1972 In 1975, she was graduated summa cum laude from Bowdoin College In 1978, her first novel, Beauty, was accepted by the first publisher she sent it to, and she began her writing career, at age 26 At the time she was living in Brunswick, Maine Since then she has lived in Boston, on a horse farm in Eastern Massachusetts, in New York City, in Blue Hill, Maine, and now in Hampshire, England, with her husband Peter Dickinson also a writer, and with whom she co wrote Water Tales of Elemental Spirits in 2001 and two lurchers crossbred sighthounds.Over the years she has worked as an editor and transcriber 1972 73 , research assistant 1976 77 , bookstore clerk 1978 , teacher and counselor 1978 79 , editorial assistant 1979 81 , barn manager 1981 82 , free lance editor 1982 85 , and full time writer Other than writing and reading books, she divides her time mainly between walking her hellhounds, gardening, cooking, playing the piano, homeopathy, change ringing, and keeping her blog.
Rose Daughter By Robin McKinley
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