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When Lady Saren refuses to marry a man she fears, she and her maid, Dashti, are locked in a tower with just a tiny flap open to the outside world. As food runs. Hale (River Secrets) delivers another winning fantasy, this time inventively fleshing out the obscure Grimm tale, Maid Maleen, through the. When Dashti, a maid, and Lady Saren, her mistress, are shut in a tower for seven years for Saren's refusal to marry a man she despises, the two prepare for a.


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Please note that this product is not available for purchase from Bloomsbury. When Lady Saren refuses to marry a man she fears, she and her maid, Dashti, are locked in a tower with just a tiny flap open to the outside world.

Like any other character she has her shortfalls, but comes to realize how stunted her view book of a thousand days things book of a thousand days. The author does an excellent job of weaving in the Mongolian setting and customs so the reader feels as if this is a real place.

Since this is written in journal form we really get the mood Dashti's in and the progression of her and Saren's growth.

Throughout we see some illustrations that aid in the storytelling. I imagine this would be a great story to read out loud.

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Shannon Hale has permanently become one of my favorite authors, she was already but now she is cemented, written in black sharpie, engraved permanent. Hale is more than an author, she is a bona fide storyteller.

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I will have to retire from this review before I totally botch it up, but I want to conclude that the characters are lovely, the story enchanting, and displays the power of the written word.

Dashti and Tegus marry. Characters[ edit ] Dashti The narrator and the writer of the "Book of a Thousand Days", fifteen-year-old Dashti leaves the plains where she was raised to find work in a nearby city after her mother passes away.

As a person from the plains, she is looked down on as a "mucker", a low-class citizen, by nobility. However, she accepts the role of becoming the book of a thousand days maid of Lady Saren, abiding by her oath of service book of a thousand days follow Saren even as she is imprisoned for seven years in a tower.

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Describing herself as thin, with skinny ankles, worn-out hands, long black hair, and with birth book of a thousand days, or what she calls "blotches" on her face and hands, Dashti is revealed to be a resilient and resourceful young woman. The strength of her will and spirit allows her and Saren to survive in the tower and go on living after their escape, and Dashti's knowledge of songs of healing soothe the damaged spirits of those close to her.

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She is deathly loyal to Lady Saren, seeing it as her duty to her ancestors and the gods she worships. Lady Saren Sixteen-year-old Saren book of a thousand days the third child of the ruler of Titor's Garden, who regarded her as a worthless and book of a thousand days brat.

Her unusually vehement refusal to marry Lord Khasar, claiming that she is betrothed to Khan Tegus, results in her imprisonment in a tower with only one maid for company for the next seven years. Dashti astutely perceives that Saren's lack of self-esteem and nervous disposition are the results of a deep-rooted sickness within Saren's heart and gradually helps her heal.

Though she is initially afraid of everything and easily jealous, she comes to trust Dashti as a true friend.

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A suitor of Lady Saren, he bravely visits her in the tower where she is imprisoned, though because of Saren's fright, Dashti impersonates her to convey what she believes as Saren's feelings for the Khan.

When his visits abruptly cease and Dashti and Saren escape the tower, the two young women manage to find their way to the Song of Evela, with Dashti hoping book of a thousand days reunite Saren and Tegus.

However, Tegus and Dashti eventually fall in love.

A powerful warlord seeking to conquer the Eight Realms, he possesses a terrifying secret that Saren learned and has fearfully kept hidden. A haughty and vicious woman.

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Initially he prefers Dashti, but Dashti later gifts him to Saren, which helps Saren to heal from her trauma. Mucker Dashti's yak, whom she finds after she escapes the tower.

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Dashti gifts him to Khan Tegus, which later plays an important role in her exoneration. Batu Khan Tegus's chief of war.



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