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9 edition of The Blue Sword found in the catalog.

The Blue Sword

by Robin McKinley

  • 318 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Puffin Books in New York, USA .
Written in English


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Harry Crewe is an orphan girl who comes to live in Damar, the desert country shared by the Homelanders and the secretive, magical Free Hillfolk. When Corlath, the Hillfolk King sees her for the first time, he is shaken--for he can tell that she is something more than she appears to be. He will soon realize what Harry has never guessed: She is to become Harimad-sol, King"s rider, and carry the Blue Sword. Gonturan, which no woman has wielded since the legendary Lady Aerin, generations past...
--back cover

Edition Notes

StatementRobin McKinley
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.M1988 Bl 2000
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Pagination272 pages
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26330046M
ISBN 100141311886
ISBN 109780141311883
LC Control Number00-029090

This Study Guide consists of approximately 53 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Blue Sword. A major theme within the novel is the growth and development of the main character, Harry Crewe. In the beginning. The Blue Sword (Damar, #1) by Robin McKinley avg. rating · Ratings This is the story of Corlath, golden-eyed king of the Free Hillfolk, son of the sons of the Lady Aerin.

Nov 17,  · Hi there. I'm really excited to bring you guy my first ever book chat hope that you like it and sorry if it a little messy sometimes. thank you for watching liking and subscribing. see you next week. Nov 25,  · The Blue Sword, by Robin McKinley The Blue Sword is actually the first book in McKinley’s Damar series, published two years before prequel The Hero and the Crown. The novel is set in a future where Aerin’s heroic deeds have become the stuff of johnsonout.com: Ella Cosmo.

The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley is a fantasy novel that follows Angharad "Harry" Crewe as she adjusts first to life in the Homelander colony of Daria — called Damar by its native inhabitants — and then to being kidnapped by the Damarian king, Corlath. McKinley has said she wrote the book after. If The Blue Sword were the last book I ever read, I think I would expire a very happy woman. Buy it on Amazon / Apple Books / Barnes & Noble/ Kobo Buy The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley.


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Jul 29,  · Although The Blue Sword is the first book in the Damar series, I read it after reading the second book (The Hero and the Crown) and I don't think it even really matters which one someone happens to read first because they are set several hundred years apart. Whichever you happen to read first, you're bound to enjoy these hints at the other one/5().

Oct 01,  · This is the story of Corlath, golden-eyed king of the Free Hillfolk, son of the sons of the Lady Aerin. And this is the story of Harry Crewe, the Homelander orphan girl who became Harimad-sol, King's Rider, and heir to the Blue Sword, Gonturan, that no woman had wielded since the Lady Aerin herself bore it into battle/5.

Dec 04,  · The Blue Sword is one of my ultimate comfort reads, the rare sort of novel that you first encounter in your teens that only gets better every time you revisit it.

Of Robin McKinley's fine body of work, this novel is arguably one of the best, and proves her place The Blue Sword book /5. Oct 01,  · A Newbery Honor Book and a modern classic of young adult fantasy, The Blue Sword introduces the desert kingdom of Damar, where magic weaves through the blood.

Jul 29,  · The Blue Sword was one of my favorite books as a child- a strong female lead, horses, swords, magic i read it probably a dozen times. When I saw it was available finally on Kindle, I eagerly bought it, but there was always that back corner of my mind that warned it might not be as exciting to me, now, as an adult/5().

He will soon realize what Harry has never guessed: she is to become Harimad-sol, King's Rider, and carry the Blue Sword, Gonturan, which no woman has wielded since the legendary Lady Aerin bore it into battle, generations past.

The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley is a fantasy novel about a young orphan girl, Harry, who is taken from her privileged life in Home, and thrust into the world of the Hillfolk.

Through her keeper, King Corlath, Harry learns she has magical power, and learns to use that. The Blue Sword is a fantasy novel written by Robin McKinley and published by the Berkley Publishing Group in The novel The Hero and the Crown serves as a prequel.

The Blue Sword has received numerous awards, including: Newbery Honor Award, ALA Best Book for Young Adults and the ALA Notable Children's Book. The Blue Sword (), a young adult fantasy novel by Robin McKinley, was the recipient of a Newberry Honor Award inindicating it was on the shortlist of contenders for that year’s medal.

Angharad Crewe, a young orphan girl nicknamed Harry, reflects on her lack of purpose and boredom. Lady Amelia and Sir Charles have taken Harry in. About The Blue Sword From the New York Times bestselling author of Sunshine is the Newberry Award winning classic novel that had enthralled readers for decades.

This is the story of Corlath, golden-eyed king of the Free Hillfolk, son of the sons of the Lady Aerin. Feb 19,  · The blue sword Item Preview remove-circle Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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American Libraries. Uploaded by AltheaB on February 19, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: The Blue Sword When Harry Crewe's father dies, she leaves her Homeland to travel east, to Istan, the last outpost of the Homelander empire, where her elder brother is stationed. Harry is drawn to the bleak landscape of the northeast frontier, so unlike the green hills of her Homeland.5/5(2).

"The Blue Sword" is about Angharad -- Harry -- Crewe, a recently orphaned young lady who moves to the desert area of the continent Damar. By chance she locks eyes with Corlath, the Hill-King, who had come to visit the johnsonout.com by: Jan 24,  · The Blue Sword is no exception.

Harry is a young woman who has just become an orphan after the death of her father. She packs off from Home (the “Homeland” for her people) to live with her brother and a surrogate family out in Damar—a bleak, intensely hot desert land.

Harry's destiny lies in the far mountains that she once wished to climb, and she will ride to the battle with the North in the Hill-king's army, bearing the Blue Sword, Gonturan, the chiefest /5(). Completely bewildered by the sudden turn of events, Harry undergoes intense riding and sword training because of the destiny she must hold, the Blue Sword.

The review of this Book prepared by Mai Tsuji The main character, Aerin, grows up as the daughter of the king of Damar, yet she is shunned by her city and some of her cousins.

The Blue Sword. Summary Note: summary text provided by external source. Harry Crewe is an orphan girl who comes to live in Damar, the desert country shared by the Homelanders and the secretive, magical Hillfolk.

Her life is quiet and ordinary-until the night she is kidnapped by Corlath, the Hillfolk King, who takes her deep into the desert. The Blue Sword was one of my favorite books as a child- a strong female lead, horses, swords, magic i read it probably a dozen times. When I saw it was available finally on Kindle, I eagerly bought it, but there was always that back corner of my mind that warned it might not be as exciting to me, now, as an adult.

The Book of Swords Series is a series of science fiction / fantasy novels written by Fred Saberhagen. The story revolves around the Twelve Swords of Power, which were forged by the gods and given to humanity, and how various characters acquire and use them.

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In addition, in-depth study tools are provided on the site with access to commentaries. Apr 28,  · The Blue Sword is, at least for me, a book that consumes you, heart, body and soul.

If I started to read it again, I’d never finish my own novel. So I used it as incentive: finish your draft, Jess, and you can read The Blue Sword again. If that doesn’t light a fire under your butt, nothing will.Apr 26,  · ‎A Newbery Honor Book and a modern classic of young adult fantasy, The Blue Sword introduces the desert kingdom of Damar, where magic weaves through the blood and weaves together destinies.

New York Times–bestselling and award-winning author Robin McKinley sets the standard for epic fantasy and compe /5(46).The Blue Sword was the first book set in the Damar universe, but it has a prequel, The Hero and the Crown.

I read the prequel first, but the order in which they're read doesn't matter. Either the prequel will fill in some interesting details or The Blue Sword will have some resonances with the earlier book, but there's no plot continuity.