Sunlight and Shadow

Sunlight and Shadow

Book - 2004
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Mina, a child of the dark, marries a prince and before they can be happy they must endure deadly trials.
Publisher: New York : Simon Pulse, 2004.
Edition: 1st Simon Pulse ed.
ISBN: 9780689869990
0689869991
Characteristics: 184 p. ; 18 cm.

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tocch101
Aug 06, 2012

A good book with a nice modern tale. I like the inclusion of new ideas, yet I wish the endings were tied up a little nicer and there was a little more character development on the main characters.

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Annie1318
May 07, 2012

Reeeeeally well written!
The plot was a little slow and a little sappy.

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Kurisutaru
Nov 05, 2011

Short and sweet.

crystal_dark Nov 05, 2011

This was a very interesting book with many very intriguing characters. The story is full of the thoughts and emotions of many of the different characters and gives you the opportunity to see different points of view by alternating view points from time to time. This was a very enjoyable book to read.

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crystal_dark Nov 05, 2011

In a time when the world was young and many things were quite commonplace that are now entirely forgotten, Sarastro, Mage of the Day, wed Pamina, the Queen of the Night. And in this way was the world complete, for light was joined to dark. For all time would they be joined together. Only the ending of the world could tear them apart. In other words, in the days in which my parents married, there was no such thing as divorce....
Thus begins the tale of Mina, a girl-child born on the longest night of the darkest month of the year. When her father looked at her, all he saw was what he feared: By birth, by name, by nature, she belonged to the Dark. So when Mina turned sixteen, her father took her away from shadow and brought her into sunlight.

In retaliation, her mother lured a handsome prince into a deadly agreement: If he frees Mina, he can claim her as his bride.

Now Mina and her prince must endure deadly trials -- of love and fate and family -- before they can truly live happily ever after....

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crystal_dark Nov 05, 2011

“Darkness may cover light, but that is not the same thing as putting it out. Whereas, to overcome darkness, all light need do is to exist.”

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