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The Fablesinger: A Novel [Hardcover]

Judith Woolcock Colombo
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Oct 1989
The Fablesinger, in the words of Kirkus Reviews, is a mythical tale of a struggle between the forces of good and evilwhich engulfs the reader with its power and conviction. The novels plot travels between reality and myth enfolding the reader in the magic and mystery of Caribbean Myths where a young girl grows to become a powerful shaman.
--This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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  • Hardcover
  • Publisher: Crossing Pr (Oct 1989)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0895943778
  • ISBN-13: 978-0895943774
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Judith Woolcock Colombo was born in Kingston, Jamaica W.I. She received her BA from Fordham University and her MA from The New School. She lived for over twenty years in New York where she also taught English as an adjunct instructor at several colleges. She now lives in upstate New York. The Fablesinger was her first novel. Her second novel, Night Crimes, will be published in the spring of 2001 by PublishAmerica. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Enchanting 18 Oct 2002
By Kali
Format:Paperback
Enter the magical world of the Fablesinger. A world filled with mystery and sorcery where a girl unsure of herself finds she has the potential to become a powerful woman, able to call upon the forces of nature in the blink of an eye. Add to this her predecessor an old woman waiting to hand over her powers to the new Fablesinger and a friendship is born, one that cannot last, because the old Fablesinger must give up her life in order for the new Fablesinger to take over. Also add to this an Obeah man who craves the Fablesinger's power and will do anything he can to get it and you have a battle between good and evil where there can only be one survivor...
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Fablesinger 14 Aug 2001
By Carolyn Howard-Johnson - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
In the tradition of the great story tellers of the past, the author, Judith Woolcock Colombo, IS The Fablesinger. She tells us a tale about a powerful weaver of dreams who is also a fablesinger. She also tells us about the young woman to whom she will pass her powers. This is a woman's fantasy told in an evening's reading time. A warm and mystical evening's time.
Reviewed by Carolyn Howard-Johnson Author of "This is the Place"
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