Ever since Jacob Reckless was a child, he has been escaping to a hidden world through a portal in his father's abandoned study. Over the years, he has made a name for himself as a finder of enchanted items and buried secrets. He's also made many enemies and allies--most important, Fox, a... show more
Ever since Jacob Reckless was a child, he has been escaping to a hidden world through a portal in his father's abandoned study. Over the years, he has made a name for himself as a finder of enchanted items and buried secrets. He's also made many enemies and allies--most important, Fox, a beautiful shape-shifting vixen whom Jacob cares for more than he lets on.But life in this other world is about to change. Tragedy strikes when Jacob's younger brother, Will, follows him through the portal. Brutally attacked, Will is infected with a curse that is quickly transforming him into a Goyl--a ruthless killing machine, with skin made of stone.Jacob is prepared to fight to save his brother, but in a land built on trickery and lies, Jacob will need all the wit, courage, and reckless spirit he can summon to reverse the dark spell--before it's too late.
Publish date: September 14th 2010
Publisher: Little Brown Books
Pages no: 391
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, European Literature
, Young Adult Fantasy
, Fairy Tales
, German Literature
Series: Mirrorworld (#1)
I didn't not like this book but I had trouble paying attention to the audio book and I guarantee its not one I'll remember much about. A fun fantasy for younger teens that they can easily get involved with. This is the story of Jacob Reckless. Who has the ability to go through his fathers portal ...
Treten Sie ein in die Welt hinter dem Spiegel!Obwohl Jacob Reckless immer darauf geachtet hat, die Welt hinter dem Spiegel vor seinem Bruder Will geheimzuhalten, ist dieser ihm gefolgt. Doch in dem wunderbaren Reich lauern tödliche Gefahren: Will wird von einem Goyl angegriffen und beginnt, zu Jade ...
Sorry, I loved Cornelia Funke's Thief Lord, Dragon Rider, and Inkheart series, but this book really takes the cake. In a bad way.THE GOODWorld building. Ms. Funke seems to be a master at this one. I don’t think I’d leave my family in the dust if I ever encounter a magical mirror such as Jacob’s, but...
It's a little heartbreaking to give a Cornelia Funke book such a low rating. Though the Mirrorworld is certainly intriguing, the characters don't feel entirely fleshed out, and the plot rushes by at such a pace that it is all to easy to lose your bearing. The writing has none of the fluidity of the ...
I loved Cornelia Funke's Inkheart books, but her others don't seem to live up to that rich, detailed, living world she created. This is a good book, just not necessarily a great one.