Shadow and Bone

by

Leigh Bardugo

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Tailors are Corporalki Grisha who can manipulate the body’s appearance; they’re essentially makeup artists. Genya is the only Tailor in the novel, and other Grisha scorn her work as silly and pointless.
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Tailor Term Timeline in Shadow and Bone

The timeline below shows where the term Tailor appears in Shadow and Bone. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 6
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...up, but Genya says she’s not done. Seeing Alina’s confusion, Genya explains that she’s a Tailor, not a Healer—she doesn’t make clothes, she works on faces. Alina realizes that this is... (full context)
Chapter 7
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...then approaches Alina and says she looks well rested. Alina asks if there are other Tailors, but the Darkling explains that Genya is special, and she’s not walking with them because... (full context)