Sister Light, Sister Dark by Jane Yolen

Sister Light, Sister Dark

Great Alta #1

Jane Yolen

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous mysterious slow-paced

256 pages | first published 1988


Then Great Alta plaited the left side of her hair, the golden side, and let in fall into the sinkhole of the night. And there she drew up the queen of shadows and set her upon the earth. Next she plaited the right side of her hair, the dark side, ...
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