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Hero and the Crown, the (1984) [Novel]
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Series: Damar
Part: 2

Summary :

Aerin could not remember a time when she had not known the story; she had grown up knowing it.

It was the story of her mother, the witchwoman who enspelled the king into marrying her, to get an heir that would rule Damar; and it was told that she turned her face to the wall and died of despair when she found she had borne a daughter instead of a son.

Aerin was that daughter.

But there was more of the story yet to be told; Aerin's destiny was greater than even she had dreamed -- for she was to be the true hero who would wield the power of the Blue Sword...

Original title: The Hero and the Crown
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultFantasyFantasy Worlds
FictionFantasySecondary Worlds

Edition #1: The Hero and the Crown

The Hero and the Crown (1984)
Awards: Newbery Medal (1985)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • " utterly engrossing fantasy!" The New York Times
  • "A work of considerable imaginative power" Philadelphia Inquirer
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The Hero and the Crown (1986)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London, UK
Publisher: Orbit
ISBN: 0708881645
Dimensions: 4.3 x 7.2 x 0.7 in
Pages: 246

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The Hero and the Crown (1984)

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