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- ISBN: 9780763667085 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: Somerville : Candlewick Press, 2013.
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|Summary, etc.:|| Inspired by the gothic classic Wuthering Heights, this stunning new fantasy from the author of the Books of Pellinor is a fiercely romantic tale of betrayal and vengeance. In a savage land sustained by wizardry and ruled by vendetta, Lina is the enchanting but willful daughter of a village lord. She and her childhood companion, Damek, have grown up privileged and spoiled, and they're devoted to each other to the point of obsession. But Lina's violet eyes betray her for a witch, and witches are not tolerated in a brutally patriarchal society. Her rank protects her from persecution, but it cannot protect her from tragedy and heartbreak. An innocent visitor stands witness to the devastation that ensues as destructive longing unleashes Lina's wrath, and with it her forbidden power. Whether drawn by the romantic, the magical, or the gothic, readers will be irresistibly compelled by the passion of this tragic tale.
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 6 - Text Difficulty 9
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
7.2 ATOS Level
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Alison Croggon is the acclaimed author of the Books of Pellinor and an award-winning Australian poet and playwright. About Black Spring, she says, “This book is my love letter to Emily Brontë, whom I’ve adored since I was a child. I was especially inspired by the free spirit and passionate music of her poems.” Alison Croggon lives in Melbourne, Australia.