The Cygnet and the Firebird by Patricia A. McKillip

The Cygnet and the Firebird

Cygnet Duology #2

Patricia A. McKillip

309 pages first pub 1993 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous mysterious medium-paced


Following the novel The Sorceress and the Cygnet, McKillip's characters, the sorceress Nyx and her cousin Meguet, are plunged into the mystery of the firebird, whose haunting cry transforms objects at random. To uncover the identity of the legenda...

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