The Blue Sword

The Blue Sword

By Robin McKinley

Firebird, Paperback, 9780141309750, 272pp.

Publication Date: November 20, 2000

Living in the desert country of Damar, shared by the Homelanders and the secretive magical Hillfolk, orphaned Harry Crewe is kidnapped by Corlath, the Hillfolk king, who intends to train her in the arts of war until she is a match for any of his men.

About the Author
Robin McKinley has won various awards and citations for her writing, including the Newbery Medal for The Hero and the Crown.