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Commire, Ann, ed. In Something About the Author Vol. 36. Detroit: Gale, 1984: 142-145. This article gives a brief biography about the author and comments by Murphy about her writing. A list of Murphy's novels and awards is also given.

Review. Booklist 78 (November 15, 1981): 440-441. A synopsis of The Joining of the Stone is given. The reviewer makes favorable comments on style and theme and recommends this concluding novel in the five-part epic as a "must read" for fantasy fans.

Review. School Library Journal (February 1982): 91. The reviewer summarizes the plot and notes, "Though the plot seems inevitable and some writing forced, there are some surprises and vividly imagined portraits of the fire ogres; the lovely winged horse-beings; and of Dracvadrig, shape changing."

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