Fly by Night
Publish date: 2006-05-01
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
Maybe I will pick it up again soon. I sigh when I think about reading this one. Maybe if I had not read "A Face Like Glass", this one would have gone over a little better. Meh.
Some YA fantasy-reading friends would like this, I think. :) (I admire it, but it didn't quite grab my visceral interest.) I've picked up Hardinge's Gullstruck Island and will read it, too, though not immediately.
Sadly didn't live up to my expectations.
This was my favourite book for the longest time. Yes, yes, I was at that beautiful age when I had a favourite book, but that's beside the point. I read this again, recently, and I'm glad to say that my opinion of it hasn't changed. While it's not my favourite book of all time anymore (you know how i...
I should have liked this book more than I did. I wanted to. The characters are utterly charming, the imagined world is terrific, and there's a decent plot meandering about here and there. Plus a magnificent guard goose!! I'm a big honking geek fan of Joan Aiken, Diana Wynne Jones, Lloyd Alexander ...