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The Traitor Baru Cormorant - Seth Dickinson
The Traitor Baru Cormorant
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780765380722 (0765380722)
ASIN: 0765380722
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
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Tannat rated it
2.5 The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson
This book starts by following Baru Cormorant as a young girl in Taranoke when her homeland is taken over by the Masquerade (or the Empire of Masks since they wear masks as part of their public personas). So we see the colonization and the start of the erasure of an indigenous culture and people and ...
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it
2.0 The Traitor Baru Cormorant (Or, The Slytherin Handbook)
I'm clearly in the minority on this one if you look at reviews, so it was somewhat heartening to meet up with my book club and discover they also had lukewarm feelings. Here's the thing: Dickinson crafts lovely prose. Sentence for sentence he is absolutely masterful. There were passages in this book...
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4.0 The Traitor Baru Cormorant
Ok, so here's the thing... I almost gave up on this book a couple of times. It just seemed like it was dragging inexorably, and I didn't feel much of anything for the world the author was busy building or the characters in it... but I kept coming back to the reviews on Goodreads. Most of them were ...
Bookmarked - The best stories leave a mark.
Bookmarked - The best stories leave a mark. rated it
5.0 Book Review: The Traitor Baru Cormorant
I think this might be one of the most important books I've ever read. Forget that "genre fiction" disclaimer, this is the real deal. I don't even know what to say. Anything I do say may be too telling. Okay, I'll say this: this is a story we are, on some level, all familiar with. We know the histor...
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5.0 The Traitor Baru Cormorant
I put this book down feeling as though I’d been slapped in the face and, in a sense, I had.The Traitor is an exquisitely well-written book, with brilliant characterization and a wonderful world that I would like to know more about (will there be a sequel? Please, please say there will be a sequel!) ...
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