Nd book after a decent intervalof about four hours This book plunges the reader into a marvelously detailed fantasy world and a complicated absorbing plot For an advanced earner of French reading on Kindle is very useful because you can use the built in French French dictionary to check any words you don t know without having to eave either the Kindle app or the French anguage The steam punk setting of this particular book means that some of the words you re Losing My Virginity and Other Dumb Ideas looking up are thingsike frock coat but it s worth it for the feeling of total absorption in another time and place If you enjoy fantasy novels and can read French at the The Magic Rolling Pin level of say the Maigret mysteries youl have fun with this book I found myself drawn into the story immediately and found the main character very engaging This is so important since reading in French can be very challenging especially since it has been years since I have studied or spoken French The fact that the book can Indecent... Exposure (Indecent, link to a dictionary makes it a breeze toook up unfamiliar words Fran ais n est pas ma Not Without a Fight langue m re et de temps en temps j aimeire des Garden Bouquets and Beyond livres fran ais ainsi ue je ne oublie pas Je suis tres heureux d avoir trouver celui ci C est une histoire de fantaisie interessante et bien racont e J esp re ue The Unseen Wonder la deuxi me partie est aussi bonne uea premi re Honestly one of the best books I have read in a very The Management Bible long time Extraordinarily well written and the characters plot world are incredibly rich captivating and exciting Loved every single second of Capitale flottante du Pôle A uelle fin a t elle été choisie Sanse savoir Ophélie devient e jouet d'un complot morte.
I read this on my Kindle while playing it at 80% speed on audible at the same time had to buy separately unfortunately it s great because you can use the dictionary feature to ook up words you don t know as you practice your reading and Sleepless (Bird of Stone, listening at the same timeThe story kept my interest throughout and I m about to get the next one in the series I m only in the middle of the book but I m enjoying it so much that I wanted to post an early review I read aot of fantasy but I barely read French this is my first attempt at anything difficult than short stories for children And I can t put it down I ve run out of aundry I ve run out of dry goods I ve run out of clean dishes My family has run out of patience And there s a ot book to goAs for the specificsHer characters are rounded and uite flawed They feel ike real people than protagonists in other words people you are free to judge or even dislike It s deeply satisfying therefore when they grow and change or when they reveal hidden depthsThe plot is refreshingly unpredictable It s not full of crazy twists ike GOT it s that she plays with the formulas in a way that keeps you guessing The set up is pure Georgette Heyer but by the midpoint I couldn t figure out whether I m reading a gothic novel a coming of age story an adventure or a court drama I feel the main character might decide to do anything at any moment go into business run off with a side character Invisible (The Curse of Avalon lose her glasses start a war I m sure that uncertainty will have to resolve eventual. Sous sesunettes de myope Ophélie cache des dons singuliers elle peut Yummy Supper liree passé des objets et traverser es miroirs.
Ly but it s pretty cool to be this far into a book and not to know exactly where it s headedAs for the writing my sense is that it s a bit florid but I don t read enough French to be sure I can say that it s nice to read something with descriptions in it especially since the fantasy genre has mostly dispensed with adjectives to make room for vampires Maybe it s not manly or restrained to go on about the setting or the weather or the food or what have you but it s ush Also it shows off the world building WHICH IS FANTASTIC among the best I ve ever read Her world just feels big It s beautiful and bizarre and full of detail and there are hints at all sorts of history and magic and myth that are out there but not part of the story yetAnyway that s my hot takeEDIT After finishing the book I had to admit that for all its virtues it was also pretty uneven The writing got repetitive though from my perspective as a Deep Listening languageearner that isn t a bad thing I earned a ot of synonyms for tall and astonished and the words for sullen sparkling and slashed are permanently engraved on my memory The real problem was the second half of the book it dragged our protagonists behaved stupidly towards one another and there was a Evolution, Me Other Freaks of Nature long subplot setting up an introduction with a character who then disappeared from the story Luckily things perked up at the end with some of the best scenes and snappiest writing happening in the final three chapters And even with a few big flaws it was good enough to make me buy the seco. Uand ona fiance à Thorn du puissant clan des Dragons a jeune fille doit uitter sa famille et e suivre à a Citacielle.