The Singer of All Songs (Chanters of Tremaris Trilogy, Book 1)
Kate Constable's lyrical, acclaimed fantasy debut--now in paperback!Calwyn has never been beyond the high ice-wall that guards the sisters of Antaris from the world of Tremaris. She knows only the rounds of her life as a novice ice priestess, tending her bees, singing her ice chantments, and... show more
Kate Constable's lyrical, acclaimed fantasy debut--now in paperback!Calwyn has never been beyond the high ice-wall that guards the sisters of Antaris from the world of Tremaris. She knows only the rounds of her life as a novice ice priestess, tending her bees, singing her ice chantments, and dreaming. But then Calwyn befriends Darrow, a mysterious Outlander who appears inside the Wall and warns of an approaching danger. To help Darrow, to see the world, and perhaps to save it, Calwyn will leave the safety of the Wall for a journey with a man she barely knows--and an adventure as beautiful and dangerous as the music of chantment itself.
Publish date: 2005-03-01
Publisher: Scholastic Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
2.5 stars. Unfortunately this wasn't really the book for me, I've actually been reading it to fall asleep :/ because I need to read at night and the other books I've been reading kept me up. I don't think it's a bad book, I just didn't connect with ANYONE had little interest in the romance and only ...
A friend recommended this series to me, and I was fascinated by the idea of singing spells, and having music be part of the magic, so I immediately went out and got it out of the library. Fortunately, it did not disappoint, and had I read it as a kid, I think it could easily have become a fast favou...
Loved it! Reminds me of the Pellinor series which is one of my favorites, both of which are fantasies with bardic type magic. I can't wait to see the relationship grow between Calwyn and Darrow.
An interesting audio performance. This story is about a world where magic is performed by people who sing and chant. The audio version has haunting songs whenever magic is performed - a bit eerie, but it enhances the experience. I liked the story, but the ending fizzled a bit. Also, I didn't li...
Quite respectable fantasy. Not sure I’ll ever re-read it, but it wasn’t bad. I definitely sense a series coming on though. [July 2008]