Alphabet of Thorn

Alphabet of Thorn

Patricia A. McKillip

Synopsis of Alphabet of Thorn

One of the most spectacular fantasists of our time, Patricia A. McKillip creates fairy tale worlds of wonder and magic. Now, she opens the page on a time and place where an orphan girl is haunted by thorns...a reluctant queen rules between sea and sky... and epics never end...

Reviews of Alphabet of Thorn


Alphabet of Thorn is a masterpiece of complex plotting, deft characterization and spare, lucid prose that sings like poetry -- EJ McClure, SFRevu

It's one of her best, which makes it an outstanding read indeed for anyone who enjoys the finest in fantasy. -- Hilary Williamson, Bookloons

ALPHABET OF THORN is an exceptional work of fantasy with vulnerable heroines, dashing heroes and a villain that is all too believable in his quest for power. -- Harriet Klausner,