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Thomas the Rhymer

Kushner, Ellen

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ISBN 10: 1557100462 / ISBN 13: 9781557100467
Published by Morrow, New York, 1990
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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A Very Good copy in paper-covered boards and cloth spine, in a Fine dust jacket. Light tanning at the outer edges, else tight and clean. Nicely inscribed and signed by the author at the half-title page, and signed again at the title page. Bookseller Inventory # 008860

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Title: Thomas the Rhymer

Publisher: Morrow, New York

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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Follows the medieval minstrel, Thomas, who is kidnapped by the Queen of Elfland and forced to live as an immortal in her utopian kingom

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Award-winning author and radio personality Ellen Kushner’s inspired retelling of an ancient legend weaves myth and magic into a vivid
contemporary novel about the mysteries of the human heart. Brimming with ballads, riddles, and magical transformations, here is the timeless tale of a charismatic bard whose talents earn him a two-edged otherworldly gift.

A minstrel lives by his words, his tunes, and sometimes by his lies. But when the bold and gifted young Thomas the Rhymer awakens the desire of the powerful Queen of Elfland, he finds that words are not enough to keep him from his fate. As the Queen sweeps him far from the people he has known and loved into her realm of magic, opulence—and captivity—he learns at last what it is to be truly human. When he returns to his home with the Queen’s parting gift, his great task will be to seek out the girl he loved and wronged, and offer her at last the tongue that cannot lie.

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