Plague of Angels (Mass Market Paperback)

By Sheri S. Tepper

Spectra, 9780553568738, 588pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 1994

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Description

Atop a twisting, canyon-climbing road, a witch lurks in a fortressbuilt strong to keep out dragons and ogres. Inanother part of the countryside, a young orphan ismaturing into a beautiful woman in the enchantedvillage that is her home. Somewhere nearby, a young manis seeking adventure after running away from hisfamily's small farm. Suddenly a strange andterrible prophecy sets off a chain of events that willbring these three together in the heroic, romantic, and thrilling tale of an age-old battle.


About the Author

Sheri S. Tepper (1929-2016) is the award-winning author of A Plague of Angels, Sideshow, Beauty, Raising the Stones, Grass, The Gate to Women's Country, After Long Silence, and Shadow's End. Grass was a New York Times Notable Book and Hugo Award nominee, and Beauty was voted Best Fantasy Novel by the readers of Locus magazine.


Praise For Plague of Angels

"[Teppler's books are] the kind that wrap  you in their embrace, that take over your life, that  make the world disappear."--Voice  Literary Supplement.

  "Rich and compellingly readable. . .this may become a  classic in the field. . .Like [C.S. Lewis, Ursula  K Le Guin, and J.R.R Tolkein], Teppler takes the  traditional icons of a fantasy, restores their  resonance, and makes them her own."--Star  Tribune, Minneapolis

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