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Der Kinderdieb - Brom, Jakob Schmidt
Der Kinderdieb
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9783426283295 (3426283298)
ASIN: 3426283298
Publisher: Pan
Pages no: 648
Edition language: Deutsch
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Bookish Blerd
Bookish Blerd rated it
5.0 Review: The Child Thief
There are a whole host of mythologies and faerie tales at play here. My first thought was that this was a dark retelling of Peter Pan, which is not all that far off the mark. This is a twisted gory ode to Peter Pan and Avalon and other faerie stories. If you really think about Peter Pan, even the...
Booky rated it
3.0 The Child Thief
World building is where this novel is at its strongest. It was very atmospheric, and the descriptions of Avalon were beautiful and captivating. I didn't love this novel for a few reasons:- The novel just felt gory for the sake of being gory, and I frequently skimmed through the long action scenes. -...
Couscous rated it
1.0 Welp.
Maybe I expected too much? I loved the premise so very much and ... well. The writing is pretty okay, but there were may too many story lines (Avalon, Peter, the Captain, Ulfgar ...), and too many stayed unfinished. What was up with Ulfgar? And the Captian? There just was no real plot, somehow.And m...
What. rated it
5.0 The Child Thief
The Child Thief is a dark, modern retelling of Peter Pan with a bit of Celtic mythology thrown in, and it’s amazing. As with anything, it has a few faults, but I liked the rest of it so much that I can’t even remember them. It’s always so much easier to write a review about a book I don’t like, so ...
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Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud rated it
I can't praise THE CHILD THIEF highly enough. I read it several Christmases ago at the behest of a graphic-novel loving friend and, in spite of hating comic books and disliking the work necessary to decode them, I took a chance on this book. 1) Not a graphic novel.2) GORGEOUS.3) Read the tweaked rev...
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