From the book jacket: Coriander Hobie, born in 1643,
has a remarkable tale to tell -- the tale of a childhood touched by unexplained
bits of wonder, but too soon marked by tragedy. After her beloved mother dies
and her father is forced to flee London, Coriander is left at the mercy of a
stepmother full of cruelty. In the very nick of time, Coriander finds that she
has somehow managed to transport herself to a land of fairies, and there she
discovers what she has always suspected: that her mother was from a more magical
world than grimy old London. And that she herself has inherited some of her
mother's mysterious abilities - abilities that she now has a desperate need to
Comment: I, Coriander is set in 17th century London, during the short-lived English Republic when the reigning king of the time, Charles I, was executed (1649) and Oliver Cromwell led the...
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