A Baroque Fable

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Berkley, 1986 - Fiction - 243 pages
8 Reviews
Accompanied by his bored sister, Princess Felicia, Prince Andre of a Alabaster-on-Gelasta embarks on his first dragon hunt, but his intended quarry is not really a dragon, but rather a serving girl enchanted by her employer, Alfreida the witch

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User Review  - Sallie - Goodreads

This has been on my TBR shelf/pile for years. I have no memory of buying it or where I got it or why I got it. It was ok, kinda strange and confusing at times and the ending was about as contrived as you can get, but I did finish it! Read full review

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User Review  - Caitlin - Goodreads

Yarbro's prose is dexterous yet whimsical and the curious cast of characters is wonderfully entertaining. Read full review


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Chelsea Quinn Yarbro is a writer whose horror, science fiction, and fantasy novels have made her a cult favorite. Her most popular creation is the vampire Count Saint-Germaine, an intelligent and humane creature whose lifestyle allows him to appear in ancient Egypt in Out of the House of Life and in 18th-century Paris in Hotel Transylvania. Saint-Germaine's lover, Atta Olivia Clemens, is also a vampire and has her own successful series of books. Chelsea Quinn Yarbo is a lifelong student of history, a composer, and a fortuneteller. She brings her knowledge of all three pursuits, and much more, to her books.

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