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The magical adventure begun in The Bear and the Nightingale continues as brave Vasya, now a young woman, is forced to choose between marriage or life in a convent and instead flees her home - but soon finds herself called upon to help defend the city of Moscow when it comes under siege.

Praise for The Bear and the Nightingale

"A beautiful deep-winter story, full of magic and monsters and the sharp edges of growing up." - Naomi Novik

"An extraordinary retelling of a very old tale . . . A Russian setting adds unfamiliar spice to the story of a young woman who does not rebel against the limits of her role in her culture so much as transcend them." - Robin Hobb



About the Author

Katherine Arden

A note to everyone who trips and falls upon my page. First, welcome. Let us read and discuss all the books together. Second, is wondrous, but contacting me through my DMs is a good way to ensure a long wait for a reply. Your best bet is Twitter or Instagram (arden_katherine) on both. Happy reading. Born in Texas, Katherine studied French and Russian at Middlebury College. She has lived abroad in France and in Moscow, among other places. She has also lived in Hawaii, where she wrote much of The Bear and the Nightingale. She currently lives in Vermont.



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