The Onion Girl

The Onion Girl

Book - 2002
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A novel set in the mystical and magical city of Newford brings to life the hidden story of Jilly Coppercorn, a young artist whose magical paintings capture the hidden beings that live in the city's shadows and whose fey charm hides a dark secret about her past that could destroy everything and everyone she loves.
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2002, c2001.
Edition: First trade pbk. edition
ISBN: 9780765303813
Branch Call Number: FIC DeLin
Characteristics: 508 pages ; 21 cm.


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Aug 08, 2011

Very deep and thought provoking book! Really worth reading.

Charles de Lint really makes fantasy and reality come together in a fictional US town. He combines the two with a mastery paralelled to Piers Anthony and Terry Brooks. This was my first reading of his books, and I'm hooked!


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FavouriteFiction Oct 29, 2009

Severely injured artist Jilly Coppercorn escapes into a fantasy world where she is well again but is forced to confront her past.

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