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- By: Naomi Novik
- Narrated by: Katy Sobey
- Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders, but her father’s too kindhearted to collect his debts. They face poverty until Miryem hardens her own heart and takes up his work in their village. Her success creates rumours she can turn silver into gold, which attract the fairy king of winter himself. He sets her an impossible challenge - and if she fails, she’ll die. Yet if she triumphs, it may mean a fate worse than death. And in her desperate efforts to succeed, Miryem unwittingly spins a web which draws in the unhappy daughter of a lord.
Reader lets down a fabulous story
- By Sherry McCourt on 16-02-2019
Absolutely loved this book and the narrator is a genius. I was transported into the author’s world. So sad that it’s finished. I’ve got a book hangover now it’s over. Can’t wait to read her other works.