Close Kin: Book II -- The Hollow Kingdom Trilogy
Clare Dunkle's acclaimed fantasy trilogy-- now available in paperback For thousands of years, young women have been vanishing from Hallow Hill, never to be seen again. Now Kate and Emily have moved there with no idea of the land's dreadful heritage--until Marak decides to tell them himself. Marak... show more
Clare Dunkle's acclaimed fantasy trilogy-- now available in paperback For thousands of years, young women have been vanishing from Hallow Hill, never to be seen again. Now Kate and Emily have moved there with no idea of the land's dreadful heritage--until Marak decides to tell them himself. Marak is a powerful magician who claims to be the goblin king, and he has very specific plans for the two new girls who have trespassed into his kingdom . . .So begins the award-winning Hollow Kingdom Trilogy. Now in paperback, these editions welcome a whole new audience to the magical realm that Newbery Award winner Lloyd Alexander calls "as persuasive as it is remarkable."
Publish date: 2006-12-26
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Historical Fiction
, Young Adult Fantasy
, Fairy Tales
It is hard to find the well-done sequel of a very good book, but this one is close enough to its precedent. I enjoyed it a lot reading it. We have the same characters than in the first book, plus some new characters. I thought I would not like them that much, but I am happy to say I was wrong. Emi...
(this is the second book in the hollow kingdom trilogy, so spoilers for the first book - the hollow kingdom - are unavoidable really...)in a sentence or so: Seylin finally bucks up the courage to awkwardly propose to Emily, only to be inadvertently turned down which triggers the heartbroken Seylin t...
I loved Sable's character and Tinsel's response to her, while Irina and Thaydar were hilarious. Irina really was priceless, especially on the ride back to Marak's kingdom, and her interview with Marak. Oh, and Seylin and Emily get married! Trouble is definitely brewing with Til. Creepy. And depressi...
wow! loved it. i wish these books were longer. heehee. :)