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Orphans of Chaos - John C. Wright
Orphans of Chaos
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The first book of two or more of a fantasy from Wright. A bunch of smart kids at a boarding school discover that they aren't human, nor are their teachers. A lot of magic happens.
The first book of two or more of a fantasy from Wright. A bunch of smart kids at a boarding school discover that they aren't human, nor are their teachers. A lot of magic happens.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781429915632 (1429915633)
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Series: Chronicles of Chaos (#1)
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B. Morris Allen
B. Morris Allen rated it
3.0
I started this book with some trepidation. I first encountered John C. Wright via his [b:Golden Age Trilogy|2973880|The Golden Age Trilogy|John C. Wright|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1280356377s/2973880.jpg|3004199]. The first book of that trilogy was great, ending on a cliffhanger th...
Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it
1.0 Orphans of Chaos
This felt like Old School sci fi to me, an author in love with his technically clever and creative world, and the story getting lost in the process. There were potentially good characters and plots, but I felt that got lost in world building. That may be because it's the set-up book for the series, ...
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
4.0
I love Fantasy novels with a well worked out theory of magic, and Orphans of Chaos has one of the best I have read in a long time. Five students at a boarding school are kept in the dark about their past and their powers. Each student has a unique way of manipulating the forces of chaos. The main...
piratequeen
piratequeen rated it
2.0 Orphans of Chaos
This could have been so much better than it was. Portrayal of female characters is troublesome. Not going to bother with the rest of the series.
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it
Amelia, Vanity, Colin, Quintus and Victor are the only students at a strict English boarding school. Slowly, they discover that they have secret powers and abilities--and that their teachers are much more than they seem. The adventures, and the tangled Greek mythologies that provide the backdrop, ...
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