Sunday, 9 August 2009

Poison Throne by Celine Kiernan

I don't read a lot of fantasy books and I nearly stopped reading this one when Wynter began talking to cats & ghosts! Fortunately for me, the fantastical elements are limited and this novel reads more as an historial fiction. The interplay of complex, believable human relationships and the easy way in which Celine explores the big issues such as love, truth, power & integrity kept me entralled. The cover illustration is a work of art and I'm looking forward to the final 2 books in the Moorehawke trilogy.

Mature readers 13+


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