Duey, Kathleen. Skin hunger.

Author:Chancellor, Cara
Position:Brief article - Book review

DUEY, Kathleen. Skin hunger. (A Resurrection of Magic, Book One.) Simon & Schuster. 368p. illus, c2007 978-0-689-84094-4. $8.99. SA

To quote the review of the hardcover in KLIATT, July 2007: Sadima has always been able to understand animals. In her brother's eyes, that makes her crazy. In her father's eyes ... well, she has been too terrified to tell her father, since the only "magician" he has ever seen is the one who killed her mother--while she was giving birth to Sadima--and robbed them blind. Then, a young man named Franklin appears. He not only understands Sadima, but also offers her the guidance of a burgeoning scholar, Somiss, who is working to resurrect real magic in the world. When Sadima's father dies, she follows after the man, determined to discover her talent (and she is a little bit in love). Hahp has never cared for his father, and now the dislike has turned to hatred. A rich merchant who abuses his wife, Hahp's father has decided to rid himself of his second son altogether by shipping him off to be trained as a magician. Not much is known about the wizard school...

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