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7 edition of The Privilege of the Sword found in the catalog.

The Privilege of the Sword

by Ellen Kushner

  • 260 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Small Beer Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Science Fiction And Fantasy,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Fantasy,
  • Fantasy,
  • Fantasy - Historical,
  • Fiction / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8803772M
    ISBN 101931520208
    ISBN 109781931520201
    OCLC/WorldCa71757855

      The Privilege of the Sword (Book): Kushner, Ellen: From the award-winning author of Swordspoint comes a witty, wicked coming-of-age story that is both edgy and timeless Welcome to Riverside, where the aristocratic and the ambitious battle for power and prestige in the city's labyrinth of streets and ballrooms, theatres and brothels, boudoirs and salons. View all covers for The Privilege of the Sword (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page) Reviews Review .

    Steve Wright has written the book, “A Parent Privilege” as a resource for Christian parents. Steve has served in student ministry for over 20 years and is married with three children. At the writing of this book he served at Providence Baptist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina in student and educational ministries.   The Privilege of the Sword came out in , but in terms of how many times I’ve read it, it’s almost equal with Swordspoint.I’ll happily admit that it isn’t as original or as startling.

    The Privilege of the Sword (Book): Kushner, Ellen: From the award-winning author of Swordspoint comes a witty, wicked coming-of-age story that is both edgy and timeless Welcome to Riverside, where the aristocratic and the ambitious battle for power and prestige in the city's labyrinth of streets and ballrooms, theatres and brothels, boudoirs and salons. This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigationPages:


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The Privilege of the Sword takes place in an imaginary world, but there is no magic involved. Anyway, onto the actual review. I really enjoyed the book, more so than Swordspoint, probably because of the younger, female protagonist/5(56). The Privilege of the Sword falls between the short stories The Swordsman Whose Name Was Not Death (which is the title of a novel and play As it happens, I have to go back to a very basic definition of “fantasy” to make that statement, since Kushner’s universe shares no characteristics with traditional fantasy save that she made it up and /5.

Buy a cheap copy of The Privilege of the Sword book by Ellen Kushner. Welcome to Riverside, where the aristocratic and the ambitious battle for power in the city's ballroom, brothels and boudoirs.

Into this alluring world walks Free shipping over $/5(5). Excerpted from The Privilege of the Sword by Ellen Kushner Excerpted by permission. This is a fantastic book, a coming-of-age story, and I love it with a quite deep and unreasonable love".—Elizabeth Bear, author of Worldwired "Winning high fantasy a welcome return to the romantic Riverside world Kushner introduced in Swordspoint." Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

The Privilege of the Sword is a sequel of sorts to Swordspoint, but you need not listen to Swordspoint to enjoy this book. The story is this: Alec Campion, the Mad Duke of Tremontaine, invites his niece to come live with him in the city for six months and take up sword lessons.

The Privilege of the Sword - Ebook written by Ellen Kushner. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Privilege of the Sword/5(35).

The Riverside Series: Although The Privilege of the Sword stands by itself as a self-contained novel, it is also the third book in what has become known as “The Riverside Series.”The titles thus far are: Swordspoint; The Privilege of the Sword (set ca.

20 years later); The Fall of the Kings (with Delia Sherman; set ca. 40 years after Privilege, 60 after Swordspoint). And there's no going back. Blade in hand, it's up to Katherine to find her own way through a maze of secrets and betrayals, nobles and scoundrels - and to gain the power, respect, and self-discovery that come to those who master the privilege of the sword.

The Privilege of the Sword. Ellen Kushner. 8 Ratings; $; $; Publisher Description. From the award-winning author of Swordspoint comes a witty, wicked coming-of-age story that is both edgy and timeless /5(8).

Get this from a library. The privilege of the sword. [Ellen Kushner] -- Coming-of-age gets complicated for winsome Lady Katherine Samantha Campion Talbert after she's shipped off to her uncle, the Mad Duke of Tremontaine (aka David Alexander "Alec" Tielman Campion), who. About The Privilege of the Sword.

From the award-winning author of Swordspoint comes a witty, wicked coming-of-age story that is both edgy and timeless Welcome to Riverside, where the aristocratic and the ambitious battle for power and prestige in the city’s labyrinth of streets and ballrooms, theatres and brothels, boudoirs and salons.

The Privilege of the Sword takes place in an imaginary world, but there is no magic involved. Anyway, onto the actual review. I really enjoyed the book, more so than Swordspoint, probably because of the younger, female protagonist. Katherine was a lot of fun to read about, she's determined, curious, and honourable.

She manages to become an /5(34). Find books like The Privilege of the Sword (Riverside, #2) from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Privilege of th.

The Privilege of the Sword. Book Type: Novel: Genre: Fantasy Sub-Genre Tags: Fantasy of Manners Light/Humorous SF Alternate History (Fantasy) If you liked The Privilege of the Sword you might like these books.

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From the award-winning author of Swordspoint comes a witty, wicked coming-of-age story that is both edgy and timeless. The Privilege of the Sword, a sequel to Swordspoint, has just joined this very select company.

A quote on the back cover of my edition calls it ‘A magical mixture of Dumas and Georgette Heyer‘, which is precisely the right way to describe this gloriously bubbly swashbuckling adventure.4/5(54).

The Privilege of the Sword was a very "meh" read for me. Come on, you must admit that the plot is on the lame side. This book is not Kushner's best and that's a fact. Even if I didn't dislike it the way Pat did, I'm forced to agree with most of what he said.

Like other women here, I don't see the problem with calling this fantasy chic lit. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Privilege of the Sword by Ellen Kushner,Bantam Books edition, in English The privilege of the sword ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: Hidden Depths: Discovering them is part of Katherine's journey throughout the book.

Jade-Colored Glasses; Jerk with a Heart of Gold; Knight In Sour Armor: Is surprisingly chivalrous for a libertine, and Riverside is a much better place in The Privilege Of The Sword than it was in Swordspoint thanks to him.

Set about fifteen years after Swordspoint, The Privilege of the Sword also stands alone as “an elegant riposte, dazzlingly executed” (Gregory Maguire) and it’s all somehow bound up in a little book called “The Swordsman whose Name was not Death.

.The Privilege of the Sword Ellen Kushner Kate's discovery that "Fear is enemy to the sword" and love is the key to triumph leads to surprising consequences. Buy this book Discover what to.Praise For The Privilege of the Sword (Riverside #3) "It's beautifully written, breezy, quick, hysterically funny, poignant and bloody and world-weary and heartrendingly naive by turns.

This is a fantastic book, a coming-of-age story, and I love it with a quite deep and unreasonable love".—Elizabeth Bear, author of Worldwired.