Bryan, Kathleen. The serpent and the rose.

Author:Root, Deirdre
Position:Young adult review - Brief article - Book review

BRYAN, Kathleen. The serpent and the rose. (The First Book of The War of the Rose.)Tor. 296p. c2007. 978-0-7853-5174-8. $6.99. S A

Once upon a time, the Young God subdued and imprisoned the Serpent, and ever since the Knights of the Rose and the Ladies of the Isle have protected the land with their glass magic. Now the servants of the Serpent are stirring, and soon their magic will be strong enough to free their god. Only the Isle-trained Averil, heiress of Quitaine, and Gereint, farm-boy apprentice Knight, stand in...

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