Liesl & Po
Liesl lives in a tiny attic bedroom, locked away by her cruel stepmother. Her only friends are the shadows and the mice—until one night a ghost named Po appears from the darkness. That same evening, an alchemist's apprentice named Will makes an innocent mistake that has tremendous consequences... show more
Liesl lives in a tiny attic bedroom, locked away by her cruel stepmother. Her only friends are the shadows and the mice—until one night a ghost named Po appears from the darkness. That same evening, an alchemist's apprentice named Will makes an innocent mistake that has tremendous consequences for Liesl and Po, and it draws the three of them together on an extraordinary journey. From New York Times bestselling author Lauren Oliver comes a luminous novel that glows with rare magic, ghostly wonders, and a true friendship that lights even the darkest of places.
Publish date: August 28th 2012
Pages no: 310
Edition language: English
What an odd little story and not at all what I expected from Lauren Oliver. It just seems so out of her normal writing style. I can't decide if I liked it or not. It's a fun and lovingly ghost story about magic and loss but not a whole lot happens and I'd probably recommend this for younger reader's...
Una bella favola moderna dagli echi dickensiani.
What can I say? It's Jim Dale. To those of you who have had the pleasure of listening to him narrate an audio book before, you know that it's hard not to be put under a spell by his voice. If I had any tiny qualm it might be that Liesl's voice didn't sound very girlish. Then again it still works per...
Harumph....I'm just a bit disappointed, but what's more I'm shocked that I'm disappointed. It was really an okay sort of book, but I think (given all the glowing reviews) I was expecting to have my mind blown. My mind is still very much intact. I found myself easily distracted while reading this ...
I had read a lot of buzz about this book when it came out and have had several students ask about a sequel to Oliver's Spindlers. I decided I needed to read Liesl and Po for those Oliver-loving students. Although I found throwing the bickering, reunited siblings into the ending annoying I really l...