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Impossible By Nancy Werlin

Impossible
by Nancy Werlin

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Lucy is seventeen when she discovers that she is the latest recipient of a generations-old family curse that requires her to complete three seemingly impossible tasks or risk falling into madness and passing the curse on to the next generation. Unlike her ancestors, though, Lucy has family, friends and love. Is it enough to keep her safe?
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Impossible by Nancy Werlin

This is a beautifully wrought modern fairy tale from master storyteller and award-winning American author Nancy Werlin. Lucy is seventeen when she discovers that she is the latest recipient of a generations-old family curse that requires her to complete three seemingly impossible tasks or risk falling into madness and passing the curse on to the next generation. Unlike her ancestors, though, Lucy has family, friends and love. Is it enough to keep her safe?

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Impossible Reviews


Werlin earns high marks for the tale s graceful interplay between wild magic and contemporary reality. "Booklist", starred review

This unique story flows smoothly and evenly, and the well-drawn characters and subtle hints of magic early on allow readers to enter willingly into the world of fantasy. "School Library Journal", starred review

Modern logic and methodology mesh splendidly with fairy lore. . . The conclusion is startingly wholesome, comfortable and complete. . . the melding of magic and practicality provides a lovely whole. "Kirkus Reviews", starred review


?Werlin earns high marks for the tale's graceful interplay between wild magic and contemporary reality.? ?"Booklist", starred review

?This unique story flows smoothly and evenly, and the well-drawn characters and subtle hints of magic early on allow readers to enter willingly into the world of fantasy.? ?"School Library Journal", starred review

?Modern logic and methodology mesh splendidly with fairy lore. . . The conclusion is startingly wholesome, comfortable and complete. . . the melding of magic and practicality provides a lovely whole.? ?"Kirkus Reviews", starred review


"Werlin earns high marks for the tale's graceful interplay between wild magic and contemporary reality." - "Booklist," starred review
"This unique story flows smoothly and evenly, and the well-drawn characters and subtle hints of magic early on allow readers to enter willingly into the world of fantasy." - "School Library Journal," starred review
"Modern logic and methodology mesh splendidly with fairy lore. . . The conclusion is startingly wholesome, comfortable and complete. . . the melding of magic and practicality provides a lovely whole." - "Kirkus Reviews," starred review

About Nancy Werlin


Nancy Werlin was born and raised in Peabody, Massachusetts, USA and now lives near Boston. She received her bachelor's degree in English from Yale. Since then, she has worked as a technical writer and editor for several computer software and Internet companies, while also writing fiction. Impossible is her latest novel and was critically acclaimed after its publication in America.

Additional information

GOR001845073
Impossible by Nancy Werlin
Nancy Werlin
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2010-03-04
384
0141330309
9780141330303
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.