A modern Britain. An age-old cruelty. Britain's magically skilled aristocracy compels all commoners to serve them for 10 years - and now it's the Hadleys' turn. Abi Hadley is assigned to England's most ruthless noble family. The secrets she uncovers could win her freedom - or break her heart.... show more
A modern Britain. An age-old cruelty.
Britain's magically skilled aristocracy compels all commoners to serve them for 10 years - and now it's the Hadleys' turn. Abi Hadley is assigned to England's most ruthless noble family. The secrets she uncovers could win her freedom - or break her heart. Her brother Luke is enslaved in a brutal factory town, where new friends' ideals might cost him everything.
Then, while the elite vie for power, a young aristocrat plots to remake the world with his dark gifts. As Britain moves from anger to defiance, all three must take sides. And the consequences of their choices will change everything forever.
Publish date: 2017-01-27
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
Edition language: English
Series: Dark Gifts (#1)
Gilded Cage is a bit like Animal Farm with magic. It's told from the perspective of seven characters, and set in an alternate Britain where the ruling class are called Equals and have magical powers, while the non-magical populous must submit to a decade of slavery. It's the first book in a series...
I received a copy from Netgalley. Another one for the DNF pile. I couldn't get into this one. The society baffled me. I can't get my head around the concept. It was weird and annoying. In this British novel society is still split by huge class divisions. The elite aristocrats at the top run everythi...
First I would say thanks to Netgalley and the publisher for giving me a chance to read this book. And I would also say that I am the one that asked for a chance to read this book. And my opinions are my very own. While I didn't fall in love with this book, I didn't hate it either. My favorite parts ...
Luke is your average teenage boy, until his family opts to start their slave days early, and he has no choice but to go along with them. In 'Gilded Cage' the monarchy of Great Britain was overturned in the 17th century by the Equals, hereditary magicians, who mandated that every non-Equal person ser...
Our world belongs to the Equals — aristocrats with magical gifts — and all commoners must serve them for ten years. But behind the gates of England's grandest estate lies a power that could break the world. A girl thirsts for love and knowledge.Abi is a servant to England's most powerful family, but...
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