Книга: Sarah Micklem «Firethorn»


Before she was Firethorn, she was Luck, named for her red hair, favored by the goddess of Chance. A lowborn orphan, Luck is destined to a life of servitude. But when her mistress dies, Luck flees to the forest. There she discovers the sacred firethorn tree, whose berries bring her fevered dreams, a new name-and curious talents. Transformed, she emerges from her exile a young woman with powers beyond her ken. Firethorn has changed, but her world has not…until one chance encounter alters her destiny forever. In the chaos of the UpsideDown Days, when the highborn and the low trade places, Firethorn couples with Sire Galan, a highborn warrior. Emboldened by desire and her own restlessness, she follows fate and Galan to camp with the king's army. But their unspoken love has no place in a brutal world ruled by caste and violence, and a dark future threatens from the shadows. Living among soldiers, concubines, and wastrels, and faced with a series of tormenting challenges, Firethorn...

Издательство: "Bantam, Spectra" (2005)

Формат: 155x230, 400 стр.

ISBN: 0-553-38340-X

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Sarah Micklem

Sarah Micklem is the author of the best-selling fantasy novel, Firethorn. She has also worked as a graphic designer and spent fourteen years working for Time Warner, designing for a children's magazine in New York City. She wrote Firethorn while working as the art director for the magazine. The second part of the trilogy is titled Wildfire. She is the second daughter of three children, of a schoolteacher father and an activist mother. She received her high school G.E.D and graduated from Princeton University. She lives with her husband, poet and playwright Cornelius Eady, in New York and Indiana, where she teaches fiction at the University of Notre Dame.


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  • firethorn — ☆ firethorn [fīr′thôrn΄ ] n. any of a genus (Pyracantha) of thorny Eurasian plants of the rose family, grown widely in the U.S. for the masses of brilliant red or orange fruits …   English World dictionary

  • firethorn — raudonvaisė dyglainė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Pyracantha coccinea), paplitęs vakarų Azijoje ir pietryčių Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pyracantha coccinea angl. buisson ardent; firethorn;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • firethorn — dyglainė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių (Rosaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Pyracantha). atitikmenys: lot. Pyracantha angl. firethorn; pyracantha vok. Feuerbusch; Feuerdorn rus. пираканта lenk. ognik …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • firethorn — noun Date: circa 1900 pyracantha; especially a European semievergreen shrub (P. coccinea) with orange red berries …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • firethorn — /fuyeur thawrn /, n. any of several evergreen, thorny Asian shrubs belonging to the genus Pyracantha, of the rose family, many species of which are cultivated for their foliage and ornamental fruits. [1905 10, Amer.] * * * ▪ plant  (Pyracantha),… …   Universalium

  • firethorn — noun a plant of the genus Pyracantha; the pyracanthus …   Wiktionary

  • firethorn — noun another term for pyracantha …   English new terms dictionary

  • firethorn — fire•thorn [[t]ˈfaɪərˌθɔrn[/t]] n. pln any thorny shrub of the genus Pyracantha, rose family, with evergreen foliage and orange berries • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • firethorn — /ˈfaɪəθɔn/ (say fuyuhthawn) noun 1. an evergreen bushy shrub or tree, Pyracantha coccinea, of southern Europe and western Asia. 2. any other species of Pyracantha many of which are cultivated for their attractive berries …   Australian-English dictionary

  • firethorn — noun any of various thorny shrubs of the genus Pyracantha bearing small white flowers followed by hard red or orange red berries • Syn: ↑Pyracantha, ↑pyracanth, ↑fire thorn • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Firethorn (novel) — Infobox Book | name = Firethorn image caption = First edition cover author = Sarah Micklem illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = Firethorn Trilogy genre = Fantasy novel publisher = Scribner release date …   Wikipedia

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