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The Riddle - Alison Croggon
The Riddle
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"Maerad’s tale continues, luminous, desperate, and bold. . . . Brimming with archetypal motifs but freshly splendorous in its own right." — KIRKUS REVIEWS (starred review)Maerad is a girl with a tragic past, but her powers grow stronger by the day. Now she and her mentor, Cadvan, hunted by both... show more
"Maerad’s tale continues, luminous, desperate, and bold. . . . Brimming with archetypal motifs but freshly splendorous in its own right." — KIRKUS REVIEWS (starred review)Maerad is a girl with a tragic past, but her powers grow stronger by the day. Now she and her mentor, Cadvan, hunted by both the Light and the Dark, must unravel the Riddle of the Treesong before their kingdom erupts in chaos. The quest leads Maerad over terrifying seas and glacial wilderness, until she is trapped in the icy realm of the seductive Winterking. There, Maerad must confront what she has suspected all along: that she is the greatest riddle of all.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780763634148 (076363414X)
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Pages no: 490
Edition language: English
Series: The Books of Pellinor (#2)
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Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
4.0 The Riddle by Alison Croggon: Master Post
Status Updates: This is the second in Croggon's epic fantasy The Books of Pellinor. There are obvious homages to Tolkien's masterworks. The world of Pellinor shares commonalities with Middle Earth, but it is not a cheap copy of Tolkien. She has taken care to develop an extensive mythology for Pell...
hystericalcheezit
hystericalcheezit rated it
5.0 The Riddle (Pellinor Series #2)
Fucking seriously?
Pieces of Stars
Pieces of Stars rated it
4.0 The Riddle (Pellinor Series #2)
This one started out good, but started to drag for me after that. I can understand why this needed to happen, but I think, with some careful editing the last three books of this series could have been two. But then again, that's how I felt about Brisingr, so...Still a good read, but not as much as...
Tammie's Reading Reviews
Tammie's Reading Reviews rated it
5.0 The Riddle
Amazing series! I just can't get enough of it.
Chasm of Books
Chasm of Books rated it
VERY good. Alison Croggon did a great job continuing the story.
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