Plague of Angels (Mass Market Paperback)
Atop a twisting, canyon-climbing road, a witch lurks in a fortressbuilt strong to keep out dragons and ogres. Inanother part of the countryside, a young orphan ismaturing into a beautiful woman in the enchantedvillage that is her home. Somewhere nearby, a young manis seeking adventure after running away from hisfamily's small farm. Suddenly a strange andterrible prophecy sets off a chain of events that willbring these three together in the heroic, romantic, and thrilling tale of an age-old battle.
About the Author
Sheri S. Tepper (1929-2016) is the award-winning author of A Plague of Angels, Sideshow, Beauty, Raising the Stones, Grass, The Gate to Women's Country, After Long Silence, and Shadow's End. Grass was a New York Times Notable Book and Hugo Award nominee, and Beauty was voted Best Fantasy Novel by the readers of Locus magazine.
"[Teppler's books are] the kind that wrap you in their embrace, that take over your life, that make the world disappear."--Voice Literary Supplement.
"Rich and compellingly readable. . .this may become a classic in the field. . .Like [C.S. Lewis, Ursula K Le Guin, and J.R.R Tolkein], Teppler takes the traditional icons of a fantasy, restores their resonance, and makes them her own."--Star Tribune, Minneapolis