By Sheri S. Tepper

ISBN-10: 0553295276

ISBN-13: 9780553295276

With the  critically acclaimed novels The Gate To  Women's kingdom, elevating The Stones, and the  Hugo-nominated Grass, Sheri  Tepper has tested herself as one of many major  science fiction writers of out Time. In  Beauty, she broadens her territory even  further, with a unique that inspires the entire richness of  fairy story and delusion. Drawing at the wellspring  of stories akin to "Sleeping Beauty,"  Beauty is a relocating novel of affection and loss, wish and  despair, magic and nature. Set opposed to a backdrop  both enchanted and scary, the tale begins  with a depraved aunt's curse that may afflict a young  woman named good looks on her 16th birthday.  Though attractiveness is ready to steer clear of tragedy, she soon  finds herself launched into an event of vast  consequences. For it turns into transparent that the  enchanted locations of this impressive world--a position not  unlike our own--are at risk and has to be kept before  it is simply too late.

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