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Cuckoo Song - Frances Hardinge
Cuckoo Song
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4.50 30
When Triss wakes up after an accident, she knows something is very wrong. She is insatiably hungry, her sister seems scared of her, and her parents whisper behind closed doors. She looks through her diary to try to remember, but the pages have been ripped out. Soon Triss discovers that what... show more
When Triss wakes up after an accident, she knows something is very wrong. She is insatiably hungry, her sister seems scared of her, and her parents whisper behind closed doors. She looks through her diary to try to remember, but the pages have been ripped out. Soon Triss discovers that what happened to her is more strange and terrible than she could ever have imagined, and
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781419714801 (1419714805)
ASIN: 1419714805
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
Category:
Young Adult, Horror
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Darth Pony
Darth Pony rated it
4.0 Cuckoo Song
Cuckoos are interesting birds. Several species of cuckoo engage in brood parasitism, meaning they drop their eggs in other birds’ nests so those other birds will raise their young for them. Does the title of Cuckoo Song seem a trifle more disturbing now? Good. The mood is set. This book is stra...
Let's Talk About Books
Let's Talk About Books rated it
3.5 Cuckoo, Cuckoo
This book has been on my "To Be Read" shelf pretty much since I first joined BookLikes. When I saw it at Barnes and Noble I was interested in the concept and thought it could be a fun, even spooky read. I think it was even under a shelf marked, "Spooky Reads for Teens" or something like that. It was...
A Reading Vocation
A Reading Vocation rated it
4.0 Book 99/100: Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge
Although this book opens with what is becoming a common trope in YA fiction -- a main character wakes up with gaps in her memory living in a world that seems somewhat off-kilter -- by a third of the way in it has distinguished itself from the crowd. Taking place right after World War I, it is a surr...
Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it
5.0 Cuckoo Song
Fantastic on a number of levels. Firstly, having a monster protagonist in a flipped over changeling story could come off as ironic or mocking, but here is was a perfect inversion, with the heroes and villains not reversed but seen through a different lens. I've already read the book where a minor an...
YA Fanatic
YA Fanatic rated it
2.5 Cuckoo Song Book Review
While Cuckoo Song is certainly well written and provocative story, I ended up being bored throughout most of it. It took me longer to read than most books and I almost didn't finish it several times. Though, looking at the average 4.0 star rating on Goodreads, it would seem as if I'm of the minority...
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