The Glass Swallow

The Glass Swallow

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Rain designs exquisite stained glass for the windows of her city. But the law is clear-it is forbidden for girls to be part of the glassmakers' guild. To keep her secret hidden, she leaves home and travels to the strange new country of Magharna. When Peri witnesses Rain's capture by a gang of bandits, both his fate and his heart become tied to hers. They escape the outlaws, but Peri and his family of falconers are untouchables who are scorned by all, and Rain is not allowed to be part of their lives. Can Rain and Peri's love survive the prejudices against them? And with the country on the brink of disaster will they be able to stop their world from smashing apart?show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 126 x 196 x 24mm | 258.55g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0192727621
  • 9780192727626
  • 455,129

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Of ['Dragonfly']: 'Will more than hold the interest of good readers who enjoy their entertainment with a more thoughtful edge. Books for Keeps An exciting, fast-paced read, which should appeal to both girls and boys. Children's Bookseller Dragonfly is a brilliant book about love, war, and slavery ... This is a great adventure story learning about other people's characters and how you deal with events in life. Lucy, age 9 [Of Julia Golding's 'Companions Quartet']: '5/5 ... the story is so brilliant you simply have to read it. I would strongly advise this book so just buy it and read it!!!!!!!! Jenii, age 10 The most excellent book I have ever read. Amazon review If you are looking for a book for a child of junior age or above (or their Mum or Dad!) who enjoys fantasy fiction, then this would definitely be a great choice. Amazon review All the ingredients of a must-read series. Publishing News Crackles with tension TESshow more

Rating details

1,320 ratings
3.99 out of 5 stars
5 33% (435)
4 39% (518)
3 23% (302)
2 4% (50)
1 1% (15)
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