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Robin McKinley

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Robin McKinley was born in Warren, Ohio on November 16, 1952. She graduated from Bowdoin College in 1975 and her first novel, Beauty, was published in 1978. She has received numerous awards for her work including the Newbery Medal for The Hero and the Crown; a Newbery Honor for The Blue Sword; the visa mer Mythopoeic Award for Adult Literature for Sunshine; and the World Fantasy Award for Imaginary Lands. Her other works include Spindle's End; The Outlaws of Sherwood; Rose Daughter; A Knot in the Grain and Other Stories; Chalice; and Shadows. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre
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Verk av Robin McKinley

Hjälten och kronan (1984) 6,276 exemplar
Beauty (1978) 6,235 exemplar
The Blue Sword (1982) 6,061 exemplar
Sunshine (2003) 5,560 exemplar
Spindle's End (2000) 3,839 exemplar
Deerskin (1993) 3,037 exemplar
Rose Daughter (1997) 2,860 exemplar
The Outlaws of Sherwood (1988) 2,786 exemplar
Chalice (2008) 1,641 exemplar
Dragonhaven (2007) 1,279 exemplar
Pegasus (2010) 1,162 exemplar
Water: Tales of Elemental Spirits (2002) — Författare — 891 exemplar
Shadows (2013) 538 exemplar
Fire: Tales of Elemental Spirits (2009) — Författare — 394 exemplar
Imaginary Lands (1985) — Redaktör — 348 exemplar
The Stone Fey [short story] (1985) 226 exemplar
Ebon 45 exemplar
Rowan (1992) 39 exemplar
My Father is in the Navy (1992) 31 exemplar
The Golden Country 29 exemplar
A Pool in the Desert (2002) 9 exemplar
Kes 4 exemplar
Hellhound [short story] (2009) 2 exemplar
The Stagman [short story] (1984) 2 exemplar
The Healer [short story] (1982) 2 exemplar
Sunshine by Robin Mckinley (2004-11-30) — Författare — 1 exemplar
First Flight [short story] (2009) 1 exemplar
Water Horse [short story] (2002) 1 exemplar
Touk's House [short story] (1985) 1 exemplar

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Silver Birch, Blood Moon (1999) — Bidragsgivare — 620 exemplar
Masterpieces of Fantasy and Wonder (1989) — Bidragsgivare — 321 exemplar
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Sixteenth Annual Collection (2003) — Bidragsgivare — 235 exemplar
Faery! (1985) — Bidragsgivare — 194 exemplar
Strange Dreams (1993) — Bidragsgivare — 185 exemplar
Elsewhere, Vol. II (1982) — Bidragsgivare — 104 exemplar
Elsewhere, Vol. III (1984) — Bidragsgivare — 91 exemplar
The Mammoth Book of Fairy Tales (1997) — Bidragsgivare — 62 exemplar


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Grand Master Robin McKinley i The Green Dragon (februari 19)
August Fantasy Thread - SPOILERS - Beauty i The Green Dragon (augusti 2012)
August Fantasy Thread - NO SPOILERS - Beauty i The Green Dragon (augusti 2012)
Chat about... Beauty by Robin McKinley i The SF&F Book Chat (april 2012)
Robin McKinley i Fairy Tales Retold (oktober 2011)
Anyone read Pegasus by Robin McKinley? i Read YA Lit (maj 2011)


My friend Justin tried to get me into Robin McKinley probably about 15, 20 years ago. I didn't mean to dismiss his recommendation, I remember something checked out of the library needing to go back before I'd gotten to it, and then I was off, reading other things for twenty years. Now I've circled back, better late than never. You were right, Justin, I do love her!
autumndragyn | 241 andra recensioner | Nov 23, 2023 |
I always find it a little interesting which books grab the public eye and explode and which do not. This book was fantastic. Far better than any of the Sookie books. Yet Harris' series has exploded into the bestseller list. If you like vampires than do not skip reading this book.
cdaley | 241 andra recensioner | Nov 2, 2023 |
Everyone knows the story of Beauty and the Beast. What makes McKinley's Rose Daughter different is the treatment of Beast. Yes, the moral of the story still stands that true love is blind and even a beast can find love...eventually. Yes, Beauty is selfless and kind, a lover of all nature (even bats and toads), but missing is the feeling she is a prisoner; that she is trapped with the beast. In Rose Daughter she can go home at any time. All she has to do is tend to the Beast's roses to repay him for the dark red one her father stole. The other major difference is that Beauty does not end up with a charming prince at the end. I greatly appreciated the choices she had to make, especially the one at the end.
As an aside: Straight away you know you are in for a treat when a bad-tempered dragon on a leash is introduced on the very first page.
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SeriousGrace | 57 andra recensioner | Aug 24, 2023 |
I've read many versions of the "Robin Hood" legend, but this is one ties for my favorite of them all.

McKinley's imagination with trying to make these characters real is just astonishing. They're still fitting into the mythos of Robin Hood - but not everything is what you expect. They're not laughable figures who shrug off swords and arrows. They're real people, with emotions and flaws and moments of genius and nobility.

I found this to be very enjoyable, and I love that McKinley continues to not disappoint when it comes to writing fairy tale adaptations.… (mer)
AnonR | 37 andra recensioner | Aug 5, 2023 |


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