Book Reviews of Harp of the Grey Rose

Harp of the Grey Rose
Harp of the Grey Rose
Author: Charles De Lint
ISBN-13: 9780380762026
ISBN-10: 0380762021
Publication Date: 1/1991
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.

3.2 stars, based on 11 ratings
Publisher: Avon Books (Mm)
Book Type: Paperback
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Seventeen-year-old Cerin, raised by the tinker witch-wife Tess Kelledy, feels different from the other boys of Wran Cheaping, but doesn't know why. Then he meets the mysterious Grey Rose, lone survivor of the war that devastated the Trembling Landsand promised bride of the terrible Waster, Yarac Stone-Slayer. Cerin pledges to her his friendship and help in trouble, beginning the journeys of adventure that will make him Cerin Songweaver.

This very early de Lint fantasy, first of the Songweaver novels, has elicited comparisons to Tolkien, not always favorable.
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A book that takes in and shows you a whole new world.
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a typical fantasy book, but not as powerful as de Lint's other (newer) work.