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The Poppy War - R. F Kuang
The Poppy War
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When Rin aced the Keju—the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies—it was a shock to everyone: to the test officials, who couldn’t believe a war orphan from Rooster Province could pass without cheating; to Rin’s guardians, who believed they’d finally be able to... show more
When Rin aced the Keju—the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies—it was a shock to everyone: to the test officials, who couldn’t believe a war orphan from Rooster Province could pass without cheating; to Rin’s guardians, who believed they’d finally be able to marry her off and further their criminal enterprise; and to Rin herself, who r
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ISBN: 9780062662590
Publisher: Harper Voyager
Pages no: 544
Edition language: English
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4.0 The Poppy War - R.F. Kuang
As soon as I saw the blurb for The Poppy War, I was sure I was going to want to read it - it's a great time to be a fantasy reader, as there's so much out there now which is not just farmboy-is-secretly-a-prince set in a faux-medieval European setting. Read plenty of those in my time! Anyway, The ...
Ceridwen
Ceridwen rated it
0.0 National epic from hell
Uff da, that ended with some bleakness. I was half expecting ur usual boarding school matriculation maybe with a little national epic thrown in (and that isn't a bad description of events if you're being literal) but boy, howdy does The Poppy War fuck that shit up. It's like a trick where you're exp...
imyril
imyril rated it
5.0 The Poppy War
Oh dear gods above I was not ready.The first half of The Poppy War is familiar tropes in a gloriously Chinese setting: a re-imagination of early twentieth century China, weaving fact and fantasy in a way this hopelessly English reader can't possible unpick and can only enjoy. A plucky, stubborn prot...
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