Unholy fun, and wholly fun ...an elegant riposte, dazzlingly executed. -Gregory Maguire Spiced with humor and spot-on period detail. -Library Journal (starred review) Sent to live with her uncle, Katherine imagines a rich and luxurious life. Her dreams evaporate when she discovers her uncle wants her to be something never before seen: a swordswoman. Ellen Kushner is the author of Swordspoint.
Ellen Kushner is a novelist, performer, and public radio personality. Her work includes the weekly national public radio series PRI's Sound & Spirit with Ellen Kushner, the recording The Golden Dreydl: A Klezmer 'Nutcracker' for Chanukah (Rykodisc CD) and a live performance piece, Esther: The Feast of Masks.