Mechanique: A Tale of the Circus Tresaulti
Publish date: April 23rd 2011
Publisher: Prime Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Speculative Fiction
, Post Apocalyptic
, Dark Fantasy
Another day, another YA dystopian piece of crap trying to be vogue. I didn't find it poetic, I found it frustratingly badly written in a voice that seemed skitzophrenic at best. A hint at mystery from a Government Man (capital letters so you know he means business) and an obvious collection of circu...
What it's about: In a war-ravaged world, a wonder of a circus that combines flesh and mechanical body parts travels across the countryside. But the miracle of these performers has caught the eye of leaders who want a miracle of their own. Thoughts: If I were the sort of person whose love affair wi...
You can check out my review here" http://amarilysacosta.wordpress.com/2012/10/09/mechanique-a-tale-ofthe-undead-human-machines/
This had a lot of potential, I think. The plot is sufficiently engaging but nothing happens until further into the book. It turns into some sort of rescue novel at the end, where the first part of it is mostly discussing circus life and Alec. For one thing, I didn't enjoy the point of view. It's ver...
Despite what I saw as a serious flaw in how viewpoint was handled in this book, I found this to be thoroughly enjoyable.
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