“Thirty-Three Wicked Daughters”

Title“Thirty-Three Wicked Daughters”
Year for Search2019
AuthorsBarnhill, Kelly(b. 1973)
Secondary TitleThe Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Volume / Edition136.5/6
Pagination21-49
Date PublishedMay-JUne 2019
ISBN Number978-1328613103
ISSN Number00024-984X
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

Satirical story based on the story of Albina from the 12th century in which thirty-three sisters behead their husband and are exiled to Albion. In the story the thirty-three daughters of the king completely reform the kingdom, turning it into an egalitarian eutopia before they are captured and forced to marry wealthy Barons, from which point it gets complicated.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2020. Ed. Diana Gabaldon (Boston, MA: Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020), 97-124, with a note on the author together with the author’s note on the story on 392-93. 

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Author Note

Female author (b. 1973)

Full Text

2019 Barnhill, Kelly (b. 1973). “Thirty-Three Wicked Daughters.” The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 136.5/6 (May-June 2019): 21-49. Rpt. in The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2020. Ed. Diana Gabaldon (Boston, MA: Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020), 97-124, with a note on the author together with the author’s note on the story on 392-93. PSt 

Satirical story based on the story of Albina from the 12th century in which thirty-three sisters behead their husband and are exiled to Albion. In the story the thirty-three daughters of the king completely reform the kingdom, turning it into an egalitarian eutopia before they are captured and forced to marry wealthy Barons, from which point it gets complicated. Female author