Spinning Silver

Spinning Silver is a an extraordinary, magical novel with a fairy-tale feel, inspired by traditional folklore. Two women must overcome incredible challenges to follow their dreams and save those they love. From Naomi Novik, author of the award-winning Uprooted.

Naomi Novik has once again been influenced by classic folktales, following Uprooted. Taking Rumpelstiltskinas her starting point, Spinning Silveris rich, original and a joy to read.

Will dark magic claim their home?

Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders, but her father's too kind-hearted to collect his debts. They face poverty, until Miryem hardens her own heart and takes up his work in their village. Her success creates rumours she can turn silver into gold, which attract the fairy king of winter himself. He sets her an impossible challenge - and if she fails, she'll die. Yet if she triumphs, it may mean a fate worse than death. And in her desperate efforts to succeed, Miryem unwittingly spins a web which draws in the unhappy daughter of a lord.

Irina's father schemes to wed her to the tsar - he will pay any price to achieve this goal. However, the dashing tsar is not what he seems. And the secret he hides threatens to consume the lands of mortals and winter alike. Torn between deadly choices, Miryem and Irina embark on a quest that will take them to the limits of sacrifice, power and love.

'Dire and wonderful; I loved this book so much' - Laini Taylor, author of theDaughter of Smoke and Bone series.

'Pits the cold of endless winter against the fires of duty, love and sacrifice. I couldn't put it down'- Katherine Arden, author of theWinternight trilogy.

Product Overview
ISBN 9781509899043
Categories BX, Fantasy and Science Fiction, Fiction, New Arrivals
Author(s) Naomi Novik
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Weight 0.36 kg

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