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Meggie, now a young lady, knows nothing of her father's bizarre and powerful talent, only that Mo still refuses to read to her. Capricorn, a being so evil he would "feed a bird to a cat on purpose, just to watch it being torn apart," has searched for Meggie's father for years, wanting to twist Mo's powerful talent to his own dark means. Finally, Capricorn realizes that the best way to lure Mo to his remote mountain hideaway is to use his beloved, oblivious daughter Meggie as bait!
Cornelia Funkes imaginative ode to books and book lovers is sure to be enjoyed by fans of her breakout debut, The Thief Lord, and young readers who enjoyed the similarly themed The Great Good Thing by Roderick Townley. (Ages 10 to 15) --Jennifer Hubert --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
I recommend this book to anyone who can read. :)
A wonderful mix of fantasy, humor, bittersweet stories, and adventure, INKHEART pulls you in just as well as Mo can pull characters out of books.
Some books are good for their characters, but I felt the charcters were dry and very little of their actions seemed thought out.
Cornelia Funke's Inkheart was at first just regarded to in my mind as a book I was being forced to complete for an English assignment, but it soon turned into one of the most well... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Woodland Park Writer
At first I was not sure I would like this, the first chapter or two it was unclear where it was headed, but I'm glad I stuck to it. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Michel Condoroussis
The story is about what all obsessed readers dream of....bringing a book to life or going into your favorite book!Published 26 days ago by Paula Hamand
Purchased for school. Didn't hear any complaints (and believe me I would) so assume they are happy.Published 1 month ago by Cheryl Harris
Interesting scenario, and well written. I was hoping for a little more extreme, maybe a little more action. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tramer J Woytek
I thought there would be more action but, man, was this story drawn out. Just not a very satisfying reading experience as plot points just spiraled and back tracked over and over. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Nancy Matz
Quick delivery, item is as described. Will order from again. Thank you!Published 2 months ago by Tonya Thomason