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y The Cursed Towers single work   novel   fantasy  
Is part of The Witches of Eileanan Kate Forsyth 1997 series - author novel (number 3 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 1999 1999
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'Lachlan the Winged now holds the Lodestar. He and Iseult have been crowned Righ and Banrigh of all Eileanan and the Far Islands, but dark times still lie ahead...As Iseult's twin, Isabeau, seeks her own destiny beneath the glittering eyes of the dragons, Lachlan is struck by a paralysing curse. And Iseult finds that she alone must lead the country through a terrible and bloody war.'

Source: back cover (Arrow).

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Reference: Indirect
Importance: High

Notes

  • Dedication: For my Nonnie, Joy Mackenzie-Wood
  • Epigraph: Thou shall not suffer a sorceress to live. - Exodus 22:18
  • Epigraph: if any person or persons shall ... consult, covenant with, entertain, employ, feed or reward any evil or wicked spirit for any intent or purpose ... every such offender ... shall suffer death. - 'An Act against Conjuration, Witchcraft, and Dealing with Evil and Wicked Spirits' - A Statute Made in the First Year of the Reign of King James the first (1603)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Milsons Point, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House , 1999 .
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      Extent: 584p.
      Description: map.
      Reprinted: 2003 Two reprints after 2002
      ISBN: 0091835305 (pbk.)
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Roc Books , 2000 .
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      Extent: 544p.
      ISBN: 0451456912
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      Australia,
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      Random House Australia , 2015 .
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      Extent: 608p.p.
      Edition info: 18th anniversary edition
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 June 2015.
      ISBN: 9780857988713
Alternative title: Die verwunschenen Turme
Language: German
    • Munich,
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      Germany,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Goldmann , 2003 .
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      Extent: 346p.
      Note/s:
      • No. 24176 in Goldmann's Blanvalet : Fantasy series.
      • Translation of part two of The Cursed Towers. Part one is titled Der Palast der Drachen.
      ISBN: 3442241766; 9783442241767

Works about this Work

There Be Dragons Nikki Barrowclough , 1999 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Good Weekend , 21 August 1999; (p. 45,47-48,50)
Kate Forsyth: Past, Present and Future Jason R. Bleckly (interviewer), 1998 single work interview
— Appears in: Altair , August no. 2 1998; (p. 101-103)
Kate Forsyth: Past, Present and Future Jason R. Bleckly (interviewer), 1998 single work interview
— Appears in: Altair , August no. 2 1998; (p. 101-103)
There Be Dragons Nikki Barrowclough , 1999 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Good Weekend , 21 August 1999; (p. 45,47-48,50)
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