The Bell Between Worlds
A glorious epic fantasy in the grand tradition of CS Lewis and Philip Pullman, and a major publishing event, The Mirror Chronicles will take you into another world, and on the adventure of your lifetime...Half of your soul is missing. The lost part is in the mirror. And unless Sylas Tate can save... show more
A glorious epic fantasy in the grand tradition of CS Lewis and Philip Pullman, and a major publishing event, The Mirror Chronicles will take you into another world, and on the adventure of your lifetime...Half of your soul is missing. The lost part is in the mirror. And unless Sylas Tate can save you, you will never be whole again. Sylas Tate leads a lonely existence since his mother died. But then the tolling of a giant bell draws him into another world known as the Other, where he discovers not only that he has an inborn talent for the nature-influenced magic of the Fourth Way, but also that his mother might just have come from this strange parallel place. Meanwhile, evil forces are stirring, and an astounding revelation awaits Sylas as to the true nature of the Other. As violence looms and the stakes get ever higher, Sylas must seek out a girl called Naeo who might just be the other half of his soul - otherwise the entire universe may fall...
Publish date: June 6th 2013
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
Series: The Mirror Chronicles (#1)
There's nothing particularly wrong with The Bell Between Worlds at all - other than a tendency to over-describe, which is not unusual, and the fact that it starts off incredibly derivative (it does get more original as the plot moves on) - I simply think that there are children's books that transcen...
Perhaps it was just me but I felt the first half differed from the second in writing style. The first was very descriptive and extensive in regards to character and worldbuilding. The second was very quick paced and almost hyperactive in nature.At times the story seemed a little drawn out.In fact wh...
**An ARC was provided by Harper Collins UK Children's in exchange for an honest review**When a book gets compared to big name works and titles that have come before it, it can really be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it gives the reader an idea what kind of story to expect and it can get pe...
DNFed at 20%. This book doesn't seem to keep my interest. There are long paragraphs of detailed descriptions and I don't really like the writing style. This book has a lot of potential and I can see how some people would really like it.