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The witches of Eileanan

Author: Kate Forsyth; Daniel Horne
Publisher: New York : ROC, 1998. ©1997
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the Celtic land of Eileanan, witches and magic have been outlawed, and those caught for practicing witchcraft are put to death! It is a land ruled by an evil Queen, where sea-dwelling Fairgean stir, and children vanish in the night. But in a valley deep in the mountains, young Isabeau grows to womanhood under the guidance of an elderly witch, and must set out on a quest, carrying the last hopes of the persecuted  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Fantastic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Forsyth; Daniel Horne
ISBN: 0451456890 9780451456892
OCLC Number: 39458212
Notes: Cover art by Daniel Horn (pseudonym for Daniel Horne).
First Roc printing July 1998.
"A Roc book"--Title page.
"Roc fantasy LE 5689"--Spine.
First title in Witches of Eileanan series.
Description: 410 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Kate Forsyth.

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In the Celtic land of Eileanan, witches and magic have been outlawed, and those caught for practicing witchcraft are put to death! It is a land ruled by an evil Queen, where sea-dwelling Fairgean stir, and children vanish in the night. But in a valley deep in the mountains, young Isabeau grows to womanhood under the guidance of an elderly witch, and must set out on a quest, carrying the last hopes of the persecuted witches.

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