le 18 février 2011
I have read many books about fairies this year but this was the best of the lot. Okay, while I was reading the others I thought the same thing, but this book was a stand out!
Magpie is a fairy who is a devil catcher. Humans have been letting them out to plague the world. She is the only one who has the ability to make the glyphs to rid the world of these foul beings. She finds that a new devil, one who is different and scarier than the rest, has been let out, as well.
She tracks him down in Dreamdark, the home of the fairies. His name is Blackbringer. He is going to destroy the whole world by unraveling the tapestry and swallowing the world into darkness and shadow. Through many adventures, Mags and her crows and a few other fairies wake up a Djinn, fight many frightful devils, and find out the true history of Dreamdark and the birth of Magpie.
I was fascinated with the mythology that has been invented for this book. The world was dreamed by the powerful Djinns and there used to be many creatures in this world that have been hunted out of existence by humans. BLACKBRINGER was a delightful read full of roller-coaster adventures and surprises. I sure hope Laini Taylor writes more about Magpie, the crows, Poppy, Talon, and the Magruwen.
Reviewed by: Marta Morrison
le 20 avril 2009
J'ai adoré ce livre pour toutes les ages. Le rythme est comme une danse magique où les caractères sont très bien développés et on se "voit" dedans depuis le début. C'est comme si le livre nous li aussi...
On pourrait être tous -dans un sens- Magpie ou Talon. ça dépende lequel coté on se situe à quel moment. C'est un livre qu'en nous faisant rêver nos présente aussi le monde. Un monde. Lointain, ou le notre. Plusieurs niveaux de lecture pour ce livre qui réveille l'aventure, celle de tous les jours si on a assez de magie en soit.