Century, 1989 - Всего страниц: 342
Young Alvin returns to the town of his birth and begins his apprenticeship with Makepeace Smith, committing seven years of his life in exchange for the skills and knowledge of a blacksmith. But Alvin must also learn to control and use his own talent, that of a Maker, else his destiny will be unfulfilled.
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No , wanted to kill . Murder that baby she was carrying . Proof again how strong
these Blacks were in their wickedness . Rather than give birth to a half - White
child with a hope of salvation , she ' d strangle to death herself . Was there no
limit to ...
It wouldn ' t be murder , killing them ! ” “ They are men , ” said Alvin . “ Besides , if I
kill them , then it ' s a violation of the Fugitive Slave Treaty . " “ Are you a lawyer
now ? ' ' “ Miss Larner explained it to me . I mean she explained it to Arthur Stuart
If it wasn ' t there , the body knew it had to be a disease or something and killed it
. ... he changed him , the sicker he ' d get and the more Arthur Stuart ' s own body
would try to kill itself until the boy either died or shed the new changed part .
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PRENTICE ALVIN: Vol. III of The Tales of Alvin MakПользовательский отзыв - Kirkus
Third volume of Card's Tales of Alvin Maker (most recently Red Prophet, 1988), set in an alternate America where magic works (people have "knacks") and a fledgling US peacefully coexists with various ... Читать весь отзыв
Prentice AlvinПользовательский отзыв - Not Available - Book Verdict
A country schoolteacher and the child of a runaway slave find their destinies entwined with that of Alvin Miller, whose talent for "making'' has marked him for destruction by the evil force known as ... Читать весь отзыв