Ella of Frell is born with the 'gift' of obedience, given to her by a fairy named Lucinda, but she is not ready to accept her gift. The protagonist is a kind, strong-willed, clumsy girl who's always willing to do things right. She has a knack for learning different languages and loves fairy tales. Her mother dies and soon her father an absent-minded and cruel merchant who only cares about being rich remarries, sending her to school with her two step-sisters.
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Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine - review
Search this site. Read The Alienist Dr. Anything anyone tells her to do, Ella must obey. Another girl might have been cowed by this affliction, but not feisty Ella: "Instead of making me docile, Lucinda's curse made a rebel of me. Or perhaps I was that way naturally.
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