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Uprooted - Naomi Novik
Uprooted
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Agnieszka loves her valley home, her quiet village, the forests and the bright shining river. But the corrupted Wood stands on the border, full of malevolent power, and its shadow lies over her life. Her people rely on the cold, driven wizard known only as the Dragon to keep its powers at bay.... show more
Agnieszka loves her valley home, her quiet village, the forests and the bright shining river. But the corrupted Wood stands on the border, full of malevolent power, and its shadow lies over her life. Her people rely on the cold, driven wizard known only as the Dragon to keep its powers at bay. But he demands a terrible price for his help: one young woman handed over to ser
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781447294146 (1447294146)
ASIN: 1447294149
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
Category:
Fantasy
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Shelfleigh
Shelfleigh rated it
3.0 Uprooted
A young woman learns about magic in this adult fantasy novel. Let's review!My excitement for this book was off the charts. The synopsis was intriguing without giving too many detail. The cover was absolutely beautiful. Yet as I read the novel my excitement quickly disappeared into apathy and boredom...
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it
4.0 Uprooted: Or Polish fairy tale charm meets Beauty & the Beast
Uprooted manages to be both familiar and fresh all at the same time, which is a writing feat worthy of accolade. The familiar fairy tale tropes, like the wizard in his tower and the creepy wood, feel like signposts rather than a well trampled road. Novik pulls heavily from Polish fairy tales and cul...
Evaine's Books, Books and More Books
Evaine's Books, Books and More Books rated it
4.5 Uprooted by Naomi Novik - My Thoughts
4.5 STARSOh, this was a much, much, MUCH better read than my previous one!Uprooted has it's roots in what I have to assume is Polish/Slavic legend and mythology. The story, to me, has that almost familiar feel to it. Not instantly recognisable but it's not totally alien, if you know what I mean.Th...
Lindsay's Book Log
Lindsay's Book Log rated it
2.5 Uprooted
The Dragon protects the villages in the valley from the woods. Every ten years The Dragon picks a girl from the neighboring village to be his live in maid. When she leaves she doesn’t come back. She tends to be beautiful or special. Agnieszka is neither of those things, but her best friend Kasia is...
Tannat
Tannat rated it
4.5 Uprooted by Naomi Novik
This book was a lot of fun. There’s a creepy evil Wood that sends out corrupted creatures or pollen to infect villagers and animals in the valley or commands giant stick insects or mantises to capture people and trap them in trees. I liked how things were resolved with regards to the acceptance of c...
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