by Robin McKinley
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When her growing beauty begins to resemble her mother's too closely, Princess Lissar must flee her father's wrath, accompanied by her loyal dog Ash, and, in doing so, she unlocks a door into a world of magic. Reprint.
Students perform Alcestis at Queen's College in London, circa 1917.
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