Publish date: September 5th 2003
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
Pages no: 1015
Edition language: English
Series: Kushiel's Legacy (#1)
This was a reread for me and I still enjoyed it quite a bit. In fact, I decided to increase my rating because the characters have stayed with me even if I didn't remember all of the details. The writing starts off in a deliberately formal tone that I can see not working for some people, but for me i...
Everything you hear about Carey's writing style is true. There is preponderance of words, there is a breathless tone to, and Phedre is, quite frankly, at times a bit annoying and a bit princess perfect.Yet, this is a damn good book. I've read it more than twice. Just recently re-read it, and despite...
I'm not sure if I could have formally sat down to read this book, simply because it is so very long. When the audible became available I jumped at it. The audible is 96 chapters and 31 +- hours long but the narrator was very good.The story itself, for me, initially dragged in the first chapter or ...
Set in an alternate fantasy world which looks much like perhaps 17th century Europe, Phedre no Delaunay is an indentured servant trained in the arts of the bedchamber as well as espionage. These dual talents, along with her abundant curiosity, will lead her into the depths of a traitorous plot that ...
Since I can only remember this book as in "Ah, scarlet mote! I remember this book! I've read it!" I have to say I probably can't strongly recommend it.