Fisher, Catherine. Snow-walker.

Author:Winship, Michele
Position:Brief Article - Children's Review - Book Review

FISHER, Catherine. Snow-walker. HarperCollins, Greenwillow. 625p. c2004. 0-06-072476-5. $7.99. JS

To quote from the review of the hardcover in KLIATT, September 2004: Fisher weaves a story from both Celtic and Norse mythology in a feudal world terrorized by Gundrun, a Snow-Walker from the edge of the world. Gundrun comes back to the Jarlshold with Ragnar, the lone survivor of a war band sent to defeat the Snow-Walkers terrorizing the northlands. When through treachery Ragnar becomes the new Jarl, she reigns with an icy hand, using her sorcery to control the people of the Jarlshold through fear, even sending her only son Kari into exile in the north. Jessa and her cousin...

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