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STARRED REVIEW

The Bear and the Nightingale

With an unforgettable setting and an exceptional female protagonist, this literary fantasy is a spellbinding read.

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Review of ‘The Bear and the Nightingale’

In her first novel, The Bear and the Nightingale, Katherine Arden has created a coming-of-age story rooted in folklore, set in the Russian wilderness and surrounded by the magic of winter. 

In 14th-century Russia, Vasya is an unusual girl—wild and strong, perceptive and brave—who grew up captivated by her family’s frightening tales and legends. But…

Interview with Katherine Arden

Katherine Arden conjures the spirit—and spirits—of medieval Russia in The Bear and the Nightingale, her enchanting fantasy debut.


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