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A Telling of Stars

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At eighteen, Jaele's life is shattered when her family is murdered by a band of raiders, members of a long-accursed race. Overwhelmed by rage and grief, alone for the first time in her life, and fuelled by childhood myths of a warrior queen, Jaele sets out on an epic quest for vengeance. With lyricism and imaginative power, A Telling of Stars explores the nature of love, grief and mourning. In Jaele, first-time novelist Caitlin Sweet has created a passionate, immensely affecting heroine. Jaele follows her heart, sometimes bravely, sometimes foolishly, and in the course of her quest, attains a difficult and liberating wisdom.


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"A strong and imaginative first novel, full of gems, and of humane insight. Ultimately haunting." - Tanith Lee

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April 2003 : UK Paperback

Title: A Telling of Stars
Author(s): Caitlan Sweet
ISBN: 0-14-100728-1 / 978-0-14-100728-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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December 2005 : UK Paperback

Title: A Telling of Stars
Author(s): Caitlin Sweet
ISBN: 0-14-751885-7 / 978-0-14-751885-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Global
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December 2002 : UK Paperback

Title: A Telling of Stars
Author(s): Caitlan Sweet
ISBN: 0-14-100740-0 / 978-0-14-100740-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Viking
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