Rose Daughter

By Robin McKinley
(Greenwillow Books, Hardcover, 9780688154394, 320pp.)

Publication Date: September 1997

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"It is the heart of this place, and it is dying," says the Beast. And it is true; the center of the Beast's palace, the glittering glasshouse that brings Beauty both comfort and delight in her strange new environment, is filled with leafless brown rosebushes. But deep within this enchanted world, new life, at once subtle and strong, is about to awaken. Twenty years ago Robin McKinley enthralled readers with the power of Beauty. Now this extraordinarily gifted novelist retells the story of Beauty and the Beast again--but in a totally new way, with fresh perspective, ingenuity, and mature insight. In Rose Daughter she has written her finest and most deeply felt work, a compelling, richly imagined, and haunting exploration of the transformative power of love.




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