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The Naming

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Pellinor volume 1.
Candlewick Press,
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1st U.S. ed.
In the classic spirit of epic fantasy comes this glittering saga of a young girl who learns she possesses an uncanny gift -- and is destined to use it to save her world from a terrifying evil. Maerad is a slave in a desperate and unforgiving settlement, taken there as a child when her family is destroyed in war. She doesn't yet know she has inherited a powerful gift, one that marks her as a member of the noble School of Pellinor and enables her to see the world as no other can. It is only when she is discovered by Cadvan, one of the great Bards of Lirigon, that her true identity and extraordinary destiny unfold. Now, she and her mysterious teacher must embark on a treacherous, uncertain journey through a time and place where the forces of darkness wield an otherworldly terror. The first book in a projected quartet, Alison Croggon's epic about Maerad and her remarkable yet dangerous gift is a beautiful, unforgettable tale. Presented as a new translation of an ancient text, THE NAMING evokes the rich and complex landscape of Annar, a legendary world just waiting to be discovered.
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Level 6.3, 24 Points
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subject_facet Fantasy fiction, Australian, Identity -- Fiction, Magic -- Fiction, Orphans -- Fiction, Paranormal fiction
title_display The Naming
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title_short The Naming
topic_facet Fantasy fiction, Australian, Identity, Magic, Orphans, Paranormal fiction