Patricia A. McKillip is a winner of the World Fantasy Award, and the author of many fantasy novels, including The Riddlemaster of Hed trilogy, Stepping from the Shadows, and The Cygnet and the Firebird. She lives in Oregon.
This trilogy is my favourite of all her works. I re-read it often and enjoy it more each time. A truly wonderful, complex, emotional, heart-rending tale and so beautifully written,... Read morePublished on July 8 2012 by Angelfire
This trilogy is closest to my heart, even after forty-five years of reading fairy tales, mythology, fantasy, and science fiction. Read morePublished on June 3 2006 by Grand Sophy
The hero whines a lot, suffers inexplicably over things that don't seem too troublesome, and is loved unreservedly by every good guy in the book. Read morePublished on June 25 2004 by lady_of_mercia
The Riddlemaster of Hed was the first of Patricia McKillip's books that I read. I was drawn in by the disarming simplicity of words combined with such lyricism, such beauty, such... Read morePublished on June 13 2004 by "nyliramedur"
I just wanted to give it 5 stars to support its rating and offset some of the bad reviews (hee hee). Read morePublished on June 4 2004 by Lori
I grabbed a copy of this book to read on a plane to Ireland. The plane landed when I had finished all but one chapter, and I ran to the baggage claim to sit down and finish... Read morePublished on April 14 2004 by Jessica Price
I fell so lucky to have the priviledge to read this beautiful story. I have read other McKillip's books and so far, this is the BEST!! Read morePublished on March 24 2004 by Spy Groove