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of Margaret Atwood, Mary Doria Russell and Ursula K. LeGuin, "The
Winter Boy" explores important political and social issues within a
dynamic, character-driven otherworld, wrapped up in masterful
cloistered society of widows, the Alleshi, has forged peace by
mentoring young men who will one day become leaders of the land, using
time-honored methods that include dialog, reason, and sexual intimacy.
However, unknown to all but a hidden few, the peace is fracturing from
pressures within and beyond, hacking at the very essence of their
this gathering political maelstrom, Rishana, a young new idealistic
Allesha, takes her First Boy, Ryl, for a winter season of training. But
Ryl fights Rishana every step of the way. At the same time, Rishana
uncovers a web of conspiracies that could not only destroy Ryl, but
threatens to tear their entire society apart. And a winter that should
have been a gentle, quiet season becomes one of conflict, anger and
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