The Farfield Curse
"The Farfield Curse is a story you'll want to pick up, but not put down!" —Kaza Kingsley, author of the bestselling Erec Rex series. "A sinisterly good read." —The Children's Book Review "A world vastly different from our own, where magic sits next to cell phones and gnomes really do travel."... show more
"The Farfield Curse is a story you'll want to pick up, but not put down!" —Kaza Kingsley, author of the bestselling Erec Rex series. "A sinisterly good read." —The Children's Book Review "A world vastly different from our own, where magic sits next to cell phones and gnomes really do travel." —Kim Harrison, author of Once Dead, Twice Shy What if your mother was a criminal? What if her crime was magic? What if magic ran in the family? Bran Hambric was found alone in a locked bank vault when he was six years old. He doesn't have a clue how he got there, or any memory of his past. There's only one explanation: Magic. But magic is outlawed in the Great and Glorious City of Dunce. What Readers Are Saying: "It is delightfully mysterious, suspenseful, and all things brilliant." "Once you start reading you are not going to be able to put it down." "Don't read it in public, people will stare at you for laughing so hard." "Downright Gnomerific!"
Publish date: August 1st 2010
Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages no: 430
Edition language: English
Series: Bran Hambric (#1)
Holy crap! This book is fantastic. I love it, so very much. There were some random capitalization of letters/words and maybe a few grammatical errors here and there (very very few). The story is told flawlessly. I loved the melodramatics of some of the characters. Sewey cracked me up. And Ros...
2.5/ 3 starsThis was a pleasant, but overly long middle-grade fantasy offering. Kaleb Nation wrote it as a teen, which is always quite an accomplishment, but I do believe that it could have really used some editing. The pacing is slow, with a plot that needed more elucidation. Characterization is a ...
A poorly written rip off of Harry Potter with more plot holes than Swiss cheese. I felt like I was reading an overly long essay from a middle school student. It was uncomfortable to read in spots and not very entertaining.This book is also reviewed on my blog Books: A true story