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Ironside : A Modern Faery's Tale :  A Modern Faery's Tale - Holly Black

Ironside : A Modern Faery's Tale

A Modern Faery's Tale

Hardcover Published: 1st April 2007
ISBN: 9780689868207
Number Of Pages: 323
For Ages: 13 - 17 years old

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In the realm of Faerie, the time has come for Roiben's coronation. Uneasy in the midst of the malevolent Unseelie Court, pixie Kaye is sure of only one thing -- her love for Roiben. But when Kaye, drunk on faerie wine, declares herself to Roiben, he sends her on a seemingly impossible quest. Now Kaye can't see or speak to Roiben unless she can find the one thing she knows doesn't exist: a faerie who can tell a lie.

Miserable and convinced she belongs nowhere, Kaye decides to tell her mother the truth -- that she is a changeling left in place of the human daughter stolen long ago. Her mother's shock and horror sends Kaye back to the world of Faerie to find her human counterpart and return her to Ironside. But once back in the faerie courts, Kaye finds herself a pawn in the games of Silarial, queen of the Seelie Court. Silarial wants Roiben's throne, and she will use Kaye, and any means necessary, to get it. In this game of wits and weapons, can a pixie outplay a queen?

Holly Black spins a seductive tale at once achingly real and chillingly enchanted, set in a dangerous world where pleasure mingles with pain and nothing is exactly as it appears.

ISBN: 9780689868207
ISBN-10: 0689868200
Series: Modern Faerie Tales
Audience: Teenager / Young Adult
For Ages: 13 - 17 years old
For Grades: 8 - 12
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 323
Published: 1st April 2007
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 13.5  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1