- Robin McKinley has been my favorite fantasy author since I first
read The Blue Sword as a teenager, and it has been five years since her
last novel appeared, so I was delighted to find a new novel of hers. Rose
Daughter is another retelling of the story of Beauty and the Beast. The
plot is very similar to that of her lovely first novel, Beauty, but she
has stuffed a very different story into it..."
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