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Robin McKinley

Auteur de The Hero and the Crown

45+ oeuvres 46,905 utilisateurs 1,341 critiques 426 Favoris

A propos de l'auteur

Robin McKinley was born in Warren, Ohio on November 16, 1952. She graduated from Bowdoin College in 1975 and her first novel, Beauty, was published in 1978. She has received numerous awards for her work including the Newbery Medal for The Hero and the Crown; a Newbery Honor for The Blue Sword; the afficher plus Mythopoeic Award for Adult Literature for Sunshine; and the World Fantasy Award for Imaginary Lands. Her other works include Spindle's End; The Outlaws of Sherwood; Rose Daughter; A Knot in the Grain and Other Stories; Chalice; and Shadows. (Bowker Author Biography) afficher moins
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Œuvres de Robin McKinley

The Hero and the Crown (1984) 6,356 exemplaires
Belle (1978) 6,281 exemplaires
The Blue Sword (1982) 6,113 exemplaires
Sunshine (2003) 5,608 exemplaires
Spindle's End (2000) 3,895 exemplaires
Deerskin (1993) 3,068 exemplaires
Rose Daughter (1997) 2,882 exemplaires
The Outlaws of Sherwood (1988) 2,810 exemplaires
The Door in the Hedge and Other Stories (1981) 1,870 exemplaires
Chalice (2008) 1,666 exemplaires
Dragonhaven (2007) 1,286 exemplaires
Pegasus (2010) 1,173 exemplaires
A Knot in the Grain and Other Stories (1994) 1,046 exemplaires
Water: Tales of Elemental Spirits (2002) — Auteur — 896 exemplaires
Shadows (2013) 548 exemplaires
Fire: Tales of Elemental Spirits (2009) — Auteur — 399 exemplaires
Imaginary Lands (1985) — Directeur de publication — 351 exemplaires
The Stone Fey [short story] (1985) 226 exemplaires
Ebon 45 exemplaires
Rowan (1992) 39 exemplaires
My Father is in the Navy (1992) 31 exemplaires
The Golden Country 29 exemplaires
A Pool in the Desert (2002) 9 exemplaires
Kes 4 exemplaires
Sunshine by Robin Mckinley (2004-11-30) — Auteur — 2 exemplaires
Hellhound [short story] (2009) 2 exemplaires
A Knot in the Grain [novelette] (1994) 2 exemplaires
The Stagman [short story] (1984) 2 exemplaires
The Healer [short story] (1982) 2 exemplaires
First Flight [short story] (2009) 1 exemplaire
Water Horse [short story] (2002) 1 exemplaire
Touk's House [short story] (1985) 1 exemplaire

Oeuvres associées

Silver Birch, Blood Moon (1999) — Contributeur — 625 exemplaires
Spells of Enchantment: The Wondrous Fairy Tales of Western Culture (1991) — Contributeur — 560 exemplaires
Masterpieces of Fantasy and Wonder (1989) — Contributeur — 328 exemplaires
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Sixteenth Annual Collection (2003) — Contributeur — 234 exemplaires
Faery! (1985) — Contributeur — 194 exemplaires
Strange Dreams (1993) — Contributeur — 186 exemplaires
Elsewhere, Vol. II (1982) — Contributeur — 103 exemplaires
Elsewhere, Vol. III (1984) — Contributeur — 91 exemplaires
The Mammoth Book of Fairy Tales (1997) — Contributeur — 62 exemplaires
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 45 • February 2014 (2014) — Contributeur — 10 exemplaires


Partage des connaissances



Grand Master Robin McKinley à The Green Dragon (Février 2023)
August Fantasy Thread - SPOILERS - Beauty à The Green Dragon (Août 2012)
August Fantasy Thread - NO SPOILERS - Beauty à The Green Dragon (Août 2012)
Chat about... Beauty by Robin McKinley à The SF&F Book Chat (Avril 2012)
Robin McKinley à Fairy Tales Retold (Octobre 2011)
Anyone read Pegasus by Robin McKinley? à Read YA Lit (Mai 2011)


BooksInMirror | 136 autres critiques | Feb 19, 2024 |
This epic fantasy/romance won a Newbery Honor in 1982. It tells the story of orphaned Harry Crew who is sent to live with her brother in a Homelander colony named Damar. Her brother is stationed at the far end of the colony near the land the Free Hillfolk still contol.

Harry lives with the head of the Homelander delegation and his wife and tries to make a new life for herself. Unlike most who have come to the far reaches of Damar, Harry falls in love with the bleak desert and enjoys being there.

But there are problems. The Northerners are threatening an invasion though the Homelanders don't believe that they are much threat. King Corlath of the Free Hillfolk come to see the head of the Homelanders to ask for alliance against the Northerners and is rather rudely dismissed.

But he gets a look at Harry and his magic demands that he kidnap her. Harry is thus taken into the culture of the Hillfolk and taught to be one of the King's Riders. Harry fits right in. Learning a new language, learning to ride the Hill horses, and learning to fight with a sword come easy to her - as if she had known those skills all before.

Harry's path seems to echo that of an earlier lady hero - Lady Aerin - who is something of a legend to Cortlath's people. Harry also manifests the Hill magic that is gradually leaving the Hillfolk which gives her visions of the future and visions of Lady Aerin.

As they prepare for battle against the Northerners, Harry comes to believe that Corlath is overlooking a potential point for the coming invasion. When she can't convince him, she sneaks out to return the the Homelander outpost to try to recruit help to secure this mountain pass. She's accompanied by two Hillfolk companions but recruit some other help along the way including a Homelander Colonel who is also in love with Damar.

This was an excellent fantasy story. It is also a romance since Harry and Corlath fall in love over the course of her captivity.
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kmartin802 | 136 autres critiques | Feb 17, 2024 |
Very engaging retelling of the classic Beauty and the Beast. I enjoyed it !
LuLibro | 200 autres critiques | Jan 22, 2024 |
Very interesting fantasy story and wonderful descriptions of characters and setting and two diverse cultures learning to live together. Hope there is a second book.
LuLibro | 104 autres critiques | Jan 22, 2024 |


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