Hush: An Irish Princess' Tale (Mass Market Paperbound)

An Irish Princess' Tale

By Donna Jo Napoli

Simon Pulse, 9780689861796, 340pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2008



A silent girl.
An awesome power.

Melkorka is an Irish princess, the first daughter of a magnificent kingdom -- but this all changes the day she is kidnapped and taken aboard a marauding slave ship. Trapped in a world both unfamiliar and cruel, Melkorka finds that her powerlessness gives her clarity. That she is the master of what she says. Choosing to take a vow of silence, Melkorka becomes an object of fascination to her captors. And then she realizes that any power, no matter how little, can make a difference.

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