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Close Kin

Book II -- The Hollow Kingdom Trilogy

The Hollow Kingdom Trilogy Hollow Kingdom Trilogy

Clare B. Dunkle

Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks

Clare Dunkle's acclaimed fantasy trilogy-- now available in paperback
 
For thousands of years, young women have been vanishing from Hallow Hill, never to be seen again. Now Kate and Emily have moved there with no idea of the land's dreadful heritage--until Marak decides to tell them himself. Marak is a powerful magician who claims to be the goblin king, and he has very specific plans for the two new girls who have trespassed into his kingdom . . .

So begins the award-winning Hollow Kingdom Trilogy. Now in paperback, these editions welcome a whole new audience to the magical realm that Newbery Award winner Lloyd Alexander calls "as persuasive as it is remarkable." 
Clare Dunkle's acclaimed fantasy trilogy-- now available in paperback For thousands of years, young women have been vanishing from Hallow Hill, never to be seen again. Now Kate and Emily have moved there with no idea of the land's dreadful heritage--until Marak decides to tell them himself. Marak is a powerful magician who claims to be the goblin king, and he has very specific plans for the two new girls who have trespassed into his kingdom . . .
So begins the award-winning Hollow Kingdom Trilogy. Now in paperback, these editions welcome a whole new audience to the magical realm that Newbery Award winner Lloyd Alexander calls "as persuasive as it is remarkable." 

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CHAPTER ONE

Seylin hurried through the maze of hallways in the great underground goblin palace and knocked on Emily's door. They had been close friends since childhood, but Seylin wasn't a child anymore. He was one of the King's Guard now, and his black uniform matched his black hair and eyes. The girl he had played with had grown into a young woman. By human standards, Emily looked quite average, and the elvish Seylin looked quite remarkable, but Seylin was the one who found himself daydreaming about Emily's brown eyes and warm smile. He couldn't even tell if she cared.

There was
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"Clare Dunkle brings a fresh new voice and a fresh new vision to the high art of fantasy. She creates a world filled with intense excitement, terror, beauty, and love--a world as persuasive as it is remarkable." --Lloyd Alexander
 
* "A luminously polished fantasy that starts off strong and just gets better. A masterly debut."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
 
"The impact of Dunkle's evocative storytelling lingers long after the final page."--Booklist
"Clare Dunkle brings a fresh new voice and a fresh new vision to the high art of fantasy. She creates a world filled with intense excitement, terror, beauty, and love--a world as persuasive as it is remarkable." --Lloyd Alexander
 
* "A luminously polished fantasy that starts off strong and just gets better. A masterly debut."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
 
"The impact of Dunkle's evocative storytelling lingers long after the final page."--Booklist

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Close Kin

Book II -- The Hollow Kingdom Trilogy

The Hollow Kingdom Trilogy

Clare B. Dunkle

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