One of Charles deLint's successful Newford novels, The Onion Girl focuses on the ubiquitous artist and friendly soul, Jilly Coppercorn. After a bad car accident that leaves Jilly temporarily crippled, she discovers that part of the past she has tried so hard to forget has come back to haunt her. Aided by her friends, she must discover through dreams and memories how to deal with what she has left behind, if she is ever to truly heal, and become who she once was.
Original title: The Onion Girl
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Contemporary→ Urban