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The Chimes - Anna Smaill
The Chimes
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The Chimes is set in a reimagined London, in a world where people cannot form new memories, and the written word has been forbidden and destroyed.In the absence of both memory and writing is music.In a world where the past is a mystery, each new day feels the same as the last, and before is... show more
The Chimes is set in a reimagined London, in a world where people cannot form new memories, and the written word has been forbidden and destroyed.In the absence of both memory and writing is music.In a world where the past is a mystery, each new day feels the same as the last, and before is blasphony, all appears lost. But Simon Wythern, a young man who arrives in London s
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1444794507
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0
Interesting concept but I'm not sure that the story worked, at least it didn't for me. I think it would have worked better as a different world it felt a bit strained and shoehorned in. The story involves a world where a musical instrument destroys memories every day, it also kills birds and this is...
Book Haunt
Book Haunt rated it
3.0 The Chimes by Anna Smaill
Young orphan, Simon Wythern, leaves the farm he grew up on and heads to London carrying only his memory bag. In his memory bag are the items which contain the memories that he wants to hold onto, all the bits of the life he’s led thus far. You see, in Simon’s world, the only memories people retain...
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom rated it
1.0 The Chimes
Didn't manage to make it past the first third of this book and even that was something of a struggle. Perhaps the English teacher in me rebelled against the deliberate miswording ('mettle' instead of 'metal' and so on) and what felt like the pretentious use of musical terms thrown into both dialogue...
Figgy O'Connell
Figgy O'Connell rated it
4.0 The Chimes
The Chimes starts off slow, heavy.At first, you find yourself wondering if you’re perhaps too tired to grasp the concepts, to see what’s going on, to understand the words before you. Maybe you need a little while after the last book you read, maybe you’re rushing it.You’ve been thrown into this worl...
Liz Loves Books.Com.
Liz Loves Books.Com. rated it
4.0 The Chimes - Will reward perserverance.
Publication Date: Febuary 12th From Sceptre. Source: Bookbridgr The Chimes is set in a reimagined London, in a world where people cannot form new memories, and the written word has been forbidden and destroyed. In the absence of both memory and writing is music. In a world where the past is a my...
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