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The House of Shattered Wings - Aliette de Bodard
The House of Shattered Wings
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A superb murder mystery, on an epic scale, set against the fall out – literally – of a war in Heaven.Paris has survived the Great Magicians War – just. Its streets are lined with haunted ruins, Notre-Dame is a burnt-out shell, and the Seine runs black with ashes and rubble. Yet life continues... show more
A superb murder mystery, on an epic scale, set against the fall out – literally – of a war in Heaven.Paris has survived the Great Magicians War – just. Its streets are lined with haunted ruins, Notre-Dame is a burnt-out shell, and the Seine runs black with ashes and rubble. Yet life continues among the wreckage. The citizens continue to live, love, fight and survive in the
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781473212558 (1473212553)
ASIN: 1473212553
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Saturdays in Books
Saturdays in Books rated it
3.5 Review: The House of Shattered Wings
I did this as an audiobook and strongly suspect I would not have finished it if I'd tried to read the paper version. There are some terribly interesting and terribly beautiful things in this book, but court politics and passive characters are really not my thing. I'm sure this is a solid novel for a...
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom
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5.0 The House of Shattered Wings - Aliette de Bodard
I was lucky enough to get a copy of this book via a giveaway on Goodreads, however the views expressed in this review about the book are my own. Okay, so let's start with the basics: The House of Shattered Wings is one of the best books I've read this year. The world-building is absolutely fantast...
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom rated it
5.0
I think this will have to be a placeholder for a proper review of this book (which will happen at some point in the next few hours); I just finished it and all I can manage at the moment is 'wow', nothing else more coherent than that.
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4.5 Quick Review, Symphony Style: The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard
Paris has survived the Great Houses War – just. Its streets are lined with haunted ruins, Notre-Dame is a burnt-out shell, and the Seine runs black with ashes and rubble. Yet life continues among the wreckage. The citizens continue to live, love, fight and survive in their war-torn city, and The Gre...
Yzabel
Yzabel rated it
3.5 The House of Shattered Wings
[I received an ARC through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.]I liked the premise, I really did—not to mention that theme of the broken, rotting throne at night against the backdrop of a ruined Paris. There's something both sick and magical to such a city. The Seine river blackened and pol...
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