"I can steal anything." After Gen's bragging lands him in the king's prison, the chances of escape look slim. Then the king's scholar, the magus, needs the thief's skill for a seemingly impossible task -- to steal a hidden treasure from another land. To the magus, Gen is just a tool. But Gen is a... show more
"I can steal anything." After Gen's bragging lands him in the king's prison, the chances of escape look slim. Then the king's scholar, the magus, needs the thief's skill for a seemingly impossible task -- to steal a hidden treasure from another land. To the magus, Gen is just a tool. But Gen is a trickster and a survivor with a plan of his own.
Publish date: December 27th 2005
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Pages no: 280
Edition language: English
Series: The Queen's Thief (#1)
There are several books in my life that I love but am always afraid to reread. Because there's no way they're actually as good as I remember. But I'm always wrong (thank goodness). It's difficult to talk about this book. I don't want to spoil anything for anyone, so I'll just say The Thief is a gr...
I was drawn to read The Thief because I’d heard amazing things about its sequel, The Queen of Attolia, and I wanted to get into the series and see what everyone was so excited about.The Thief is the story of a – you guessed it – thief named Gen who is forced into using his considerable talent agains...
You must know this first. I am smitten. The Queen's Thief is why I read. Bravo! Bravo! Bravo! Will someone please explain why I haven't heard of Megan Whalen Turner or The Queen's Thief before? What else has the world been hiding from me that I should already know about? Tell me you haven't ...
Have you ever looked at a book cover and not really see the whole "picture". I just did that, as I'm typing up this post. You see I have the hardback copy and it has a really old cover. See look at it. Who in the world would pick this book by it's cover? i just noticed the shadow of the hand. I ...
January 1, 2012I enjoyed the medieval Greece-like setting, the stories of the gods, the elaborate heist, as well as the real politic of the international situation. A really good adventure story with characters that gradually are revealed to us. My only complaint was that it was pretty much d...