The Illyrian Adventure
It's 1872, and adventurous Vesper Holly and her guardian set out for the tiny country of Illyria, on a quest for its legendary treasure. But once Vesper and Brinnie arrive, they are plunged into a fierce struggle between rebel forces -- and someone is out to kill the two of them! If anyone can triumph over those kind of odds, it's Vesper -- one of Lloyd Alexander's most intrepid (and best-selling) heroines.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - themulhern - LibraryThing
So light that it can not hold the reader's interest for very long. The most exciting thing about it is that the heroine is from the Phiadelphia area and so the local places will interest readers from that locality. Read full review
THE ILLYRIAN ADVENTUREUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Award-winning Alexander's stories have often taken inspiration from Welsh mythology. This time, an imaginary epic is the pivot for an adventure set in a not-quite-possible kingdom on the Adriatic 100 ... Read full review