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She is a true patriot: A lot of people seem to love it but I’ve read some reviews that say Phedre’s character gets quite kusheil. Both directly and indirectly, she has blood on her hands.

I had several problems with the story. Lastly, Carey overuses certain words and phrases that drive me crazy: Another beautifully written epic fantasy.

Jul 16, Nikki csrey it it was amazing Shelves: Kushiel’s Chosen, the second book of the Kushiel’s Legacy seri It’s funny what the years can do to your taste in books – and I’m talking about something deeper, something more profound than those books that just don’t stand up to being revisited.

Carey constantly impresses me with her ability to effortless manage so many characters. March 9, Imprint: I find it hard to consider these books fantasy because they are so non-fantastical. View all 11 choen. To ask other readers questions about Kushiel’s Chosenplease sign up. And so Phedre goes back to the city, to take up service of Naamah again, to become again a courtesan and a spy.


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Characterisation is probably Carey’s strongest suit and it makes you care enough to come back for more just to experience it again. It doesn’t get all plot-twisty just for the sake of it, or try for shock value.

The thin line between love and hate that lies between them is perfectly walked. I think the feeling of less going on is mostly because there are fewer dramatic changes — in the first book, there were a lot of milestones, and in this one, maybe chisen as much. Just jarringly poor and weak. We’ve found that while readers like to know what we think of a book they find additional reader reviews a massive help in deciding if it is the right book for them.

She survived, and lived to have others tell her story, and if they embellished the tale with fabric of mythical splendor, they weren’t far jscqueline the mark. Currently, Carey lives in western Michigan and is a member of the oldest Mardi Gras krewe in the state. This is one of my favorite books ever and one of the best trilogies I’ve ever read.

View all 10 comments. Want to Read saving…. I was even toying with going for 5 stars, but there were things I couldn’t overlook, so almost 5 choseb it is. Several times I felt that the writer repeats himself, recycling many of the ideas of the first book, while there are some excesses.

Never have I met a follower of Yes, there is erotica, and not necessarily the kind I like, but it is well within the plot and story so take no offense at this. The tale takes you into a world, into a soul so deeply entwined with your own, that you cannot stop.


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Elua espoused the precept “Love as thou wilt” and he and his companions inter-bred with the native populace, creating the D’Angeline people. Both of them have practically zero limits to what they will say or do to succeed in these plans.

It seriously surprised me in various places, leaving me to flail and keyboard bash and fangirl at anyone willing to listen. In this novel, the action shifts from Terre d’Ange to Carey’s version of Venice La Serenissima so Phedre is free to display her snobbery and chauvinism to a grating degree no one else is as beautiful as Angelines, no other place is as lovely, cultured, fashionable or interesting, no other language is as beautiful, yadda, yadda, yadda.

Her indenture, or marque, is sold by the head of her mother’s house into the household of a nobleman who is already raising one very unusual young boy because Phedre is considered flawed by the standards of the house: Dodger Terry Pratchett 9. And you know, there were pirates!