The Horrid Glory of Its Wings [NOOK Book]

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There's a harpy with bronze wings living in the dumpster behind Desiree's building. She's ugly and she eats garbage, but she has a little kingdom back there. Desiree wants something of her own, too -- something all hers. Can that foul old thing possibly help her?

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The Horrid Glory of Its Wings

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Overview


There's a harpy with bronze wings living in the dumpster behind Desiree's building. She's ugly and she eats garbage, but she has a little kingdom back there. Desiree wants something of her own, too -- something all hers. Can that foul old thing possibly help her?

At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781429926003
  • Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates
  • Publication date: 2/1/2011
  • Series: A Tor.Com Original
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: A Tor.com Original
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 610,089
  • File size: 259 KB

Meet the Author


Elizabeth Bear is an American science fiction and fantasy author, born September 22, 1971 in Hartford, Connecticut. Her first professionally-published fiction appeared in 2003; since then, she has published eleven solo novels (Hammered, Scardown, Worldwired, Blood and Iron, Whiskey and Water, Ink and Steel, Hell and Earth, Dust, Carnival, New Amsterdam, and Undertow), one novel in collaboration with Sarah Monette (A Companion to Wolves), and a story collection (The Chains that You Refuse). A twelfth solo novel, All the Windwracked Stars, is forthcoming in November 2008; in a starred review, Publishers Weekly  hailed it as “rewarding and compelling.” With Emma Bull, Will Shetterly, Sarah Monette, and Amanda Downum, she is one of the creators of Shadow Unit, an ongoing virtual television series instantiated on the web. Her web site is at www.elizabethbear.com, and she maintains a popular LiveJournal at matociquala.livejournal.com.  She won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2005 and the 2006 Locus Award for Best First Novel for the "Jenny Casey" trilogy (Hammered, Scardown, and Worldwired). In 2008, her short story "Tideline" won the Sturgeon Award and the Hugo Award for best short story of the year.
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  • Posted June 20, 2011

    Good but short

    after reading a sample of this book I decided to purchase it was it was well written and kept my interest but it is short and the ending is poorly written. It would have gotten 5 stars if not for this point. It just ends and it is so sudden that one is left feeling as though they have been cheated out of a great story. I love the way the author wrote but I definitely feel as if she should have written more.

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