This omnibus edition collects two previous novels, The Sorceress and the Cygnet and The Cygnet and the Firebird.
In the realm of fantasy, one name stands out from the crowd. For many years, Patricia A. McKillip has charmed readers with her ”unique brand of prose magic” (Locus). Now, for the first time in one volume, she offers two of her classic tales – The Sorceress and the Cygnet and The Cygnet and the Firebird – which delve into the fate of the Ro family and an otherworld rich in myth and mayhem, magic and adventure
Patricia Anne McKillip (born 1948) is an American author, distinguished by lyrical, delicate prose and careful attention to detail and characterization. She is a winner of the World Fantasy Award (The Forgotten Beasts of Eld, 1975, Ombria in Shadow, 2003) and Mythopoeic Award (Ombria in Shadow). Most of her recent novels have cover paintings by Kinuko Y. Craft. She is married to a poet David Lunde and lives in Oregon.