Publish date: May 1st 2006
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: The Keys to the Kingdom (#1)
This book is very different from what I usually read and there's kind of a backstory to why I ended up reading it. I was at the library with my boyfriend and I really wanted him to read The Raven Boys because it's my fave, so I agreed to read a book that he picked out for me. Yeah, our reading taste...
Twice I picked this book up from the library, and twice I returned it, unable to get much further than Arthur Penhaligon’s step into the mysterious house. However, because I did like the concept behind the Keys to the Kingdom series, I took advantage of the audiobook and finally managed to get throu...
The second time around I noticed a lot of Christian imagery mixed in with the subversion of a Christian mythology. It was a little strange. It is clear that Mister Monday represents sloth from the 7 deadly sins and there were wings and angel images all over the place. At the same time we are told...
Mister Monday is the first book I have read by Garth Nix and I decided to pick it up because I have heard many good things about this author from many other book bloggers out there. I must say it was an interesting story--quite bizarre, actually, though also very intriguing and ultimately difficult ...
This was really fun, and I wish I'd read it when I was younger. I have a suspicion that Nix writes children's fiction because he's not really capable of the depth and pacing that makes good 'adult' fantasy, but that's no terrible thing.
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