The Daughters of Ys

The Daughters of Ys

An Atlantis-like city from Celtic legend is the setting of this mythical graphic novel fantasy re-imagining the classic Breton folktale of love, loss, and rebirth, revealing the secrets that lie beneath the surface..

Ys, city of wealth and wonder, has a history of dark secrets. Queen Malgven used magic to raise the great walls that keep Ys safe from the tumultuous sea. But after the queen's inexplicable death, her daughters drift apart. Rozenn, the heir to the throne, spends her time on the moors communing with wild animals, while Dahut, the youngest, enjoys the splendors of royal life and is eager to take part in palace intrigue.

Title:The Daughters of Ys
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781626728783
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    The Daughters of Ys Reviews

  • Amalia Gavea

    ''For you, I will build walls to push back the sea and will spin you a palace of domes and towers.'' Lady Malgrev of the Faerie Folk comes to the rescue of a brave, young prince. Through her powerf...

  • Cristina Monica

    This was a much darker tale than I anticipated, both in atmosphere and content. It is not a story I recommend if you are looking for something to uplift your spirits but it is one I dare push you towa...

  • Anna Luce

    ★★✰✰✰ 2 stars Jo Rioux's illustrations are wonderful. M.T. Anderson's writing...not so much. The Daughters of Ys is your basic fantasy story that follows two magical sisters, daughters of th...

  • Lata

    Like many folk tales I’ve read, there is a lot of violence and betrayal happening. And terrible, supernatural bargains that come due.I thought that, enjoyable as it was, the ending felt somewhat tru...

  • Amanda

    I was able to get an ARC of The Daughters of Ys from Yallfest and let me tell y'all, this graphic novel is beautiful and heartbreaking. I'm hoping that there ends up being a sequel or companian graphi...

  • Sydney S

    First, it must be said that the art is stunning. The illustrator did a fantastic job with creating a visual world for this story. The art style fits the story perfectly! It seemed a little disjointed ...

  • Chance Lee

    Fantasy story about two sisters with gorgeous artwork, kinda like Frozen, but good!...

  • Cass Moskowitz

    The story itself was incredibly haunting. I fell like I was falling down a rabbithole as I was reading. The pacing and the tale of the two sisters, each with a different path, was incredibly well done...

  • ?

    *arc provided by netgalley for an honest review*This has such beautiful artwork and a really haunting story - I ended up loving every second of it. It's a story about two sisters growing up in a seasi...

  • Mathilde Paulsen

    The E-Arc The Daughters of Ys was kindly provided by Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This has not altered my opinion of the book.Rating: 4,5 starsThis was an amazing graphic novel! Based o...