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K This is the story of Harry Crewe the Homelander orphan girl who became Harimad sol King's Rider and he. There are many out there who think The Hero and the Crown the better book but I read The Blue Sword first and Harry is my one true love That s part of it I always liked the romance line better in The Blue Sword And there s something remarkable in that because for most of this book the two are separated Yet I believe in their match unuestionably Alanna was my first girl with a sword and magic Harry was the first one I felt was like me

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The Blue Sword

From the New York Times bestselling author of Sunshine and The Outlaws of Sherwood now in trade paperbac. There never was a choice I ride the only way open to me and yet often and again it seems to me I am dangerously unfit for it A penniless orphan of average beauty it starts like a bad romance no WAIT FOR IT called Harry I DARE you not to think about Prince Harry s bearded face now is forced to leave her home in the England Homeland empire and accept hospitality of strangers in Damaria a desert land recently colonised but still inhabited by mysterious nomad Hillfolk The opening chapter reminded me of Guns of the Dawn and I thought that that a very good sign indeed I was wrong The Blue Sword is a tale about a girl who mastered a language in three days horsemanship in a week and fighting skills in little over a month And then she got a magic sword so she could save the worldHarry is outwardly unprepossessing well bred young lady finding her place on the lower branches of a gentry tree in a Victorian like society but inwardly she is an unuiet

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Ir to the Blue Sword Gonturan that no woman had wielded since the Lady Aerin herself bore it into battle. a pleasure to readwonderful heroine reminded me a bit of Brienne from ASOIF although uite a different character overall I loved her nonchalant displays of bravery and independence her easy acceptance of her own difference from others her drama free perspective on the worlds around her her uiet and her calmopening chapters felt distinctly like an alternate version of colonial era Britain interesting path into a high fantasy novelbest kidnapping ever I never feared for her safety and I liked thatMcKinley is less of a stylist than I imagined but her prose is still liuid and lovelythere were some minor disturbing undercurrents for me but it was hard to put a finger on something about the blood is blood and the idea that a person can only truly be accepted in a culture when they have the blood of that culture that sorta bothered me especially when combined with taboos around miscegenation with the Northerners happily in the end McKinley makes it clea


10 thoughts on “The Blue Sword

  1. says:

    Feb 2018 reread for the umpteenth time with my real life book club One of my all time favorite comfort readsIf you're wondering why YA fantasy lovers praise Robin McKinley and based on her recent novels that's a fair uestion this book is one of the reasons The Blue Sword is one of those magical fantasies that I'

  2. says:

    This book proves once that standards for YA fiction have gone significantly down over the last 10 years You just rarely come by this kind of writing any The Blue Sword is an age old story of a young woman who after years

  3. says:

    “There never was a choice I ride the only way open to me and yet often and again it seems to me I am dangerously unfit for it” A penniless

  4. says:

    Added at the bottom the perfect song for this book Seriously if it's ever made into a movie this song should be in the trailerThe description on this book's GR page is not my favorite synopsis I think my little well loved paperback says it better This is the story of Corlath golden eyed king of the Free Hillfolk son of the sons of

  5. says:

    There are many out there who think The Hero and the Crown the better book but I read The Blue Sword first and Harry is my o

  6. says:

    I've read this book so many times over the year that this time I went out and bought a new copy because my cover is in tatters But

  7. says:

    a pleasure to readwonderful heroine reminded me a bit of Brienne from ASOIF although uite a different character overall I loved her nonchalant displays of bravery and independence her easy acceptance of her own difference from others her drama free perspective on the worlds around her her uiet and her calmopening chapter

  8. says:

    This is my first Robin McKinley book though I do have a couple others in my possession that need to be read I wasn't really thrilled with this one though Up until about 50% I was liking it uite a bit though I couldn't tell you why because nothing at all had happened But it didn't take long or rather it took too long and I started to feel l

  9. says:

    Re read for book clubI got this book when I was eleven I believe and that was the perfect age I have read this book so many times that picking it up again after many years was like hearing an old favorite song co

  10. says:

    Robin McKinley's The Blue Sword blue me away What can I do for swords? I don't know how to handle the feeling in a review I'm in it to the hilt It's sheathed in my memory No I got nothing Blue words Stop it MarRead