The Alchemy of Stone
Publish date: August 12th 2008
Publisher: Prime Books
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Abandoned @ 11 % I'm not finding this very interesting, so I'm throwing in the towel after a couple chapters. I've read too many books that I've disliked lately to put up with one that I'm pretty sure I'll only find mediocre. Next!
Power and control, society and structure, alchemy and engineering, machine and gargoyle. This is a world populated by the strange and steampunky, with emancipated (but maybe not really) humanoid robots, and gargoyles slowly turning to stone against their will. It's also a world in flux, where feudal...
I just could not get into this book. Granted it was due to the library the next day so I skimmed most of it.
Un romanzo innegabilmente bello, affascinante e ben scritto. Lo stile di Ekaterina Sedia è evocativo e accurato nel descrivere e narrare le vicende di Mattie, l'automa con il cuore e in grado di provare piacere e dolore, alle prese con la Guerra Civile che sconquassa la sua città.Un romanzo che meri...
I never thought I'd encounter a book like The Alchemy of Stone. It’s something I can’t describe in mere words.I’m serious. I can’t find words to describe it but here goes my weak and unworthy attempt. It’s a heart-breaking story, and yet it has many emotional and happy, at times, moments. It shows a...