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Very entertaining, well written and original.
Like Fforde's other books, the plot is complex, the characters have odd motivations, his worlds make sense....but only when he describes them.
If you want an easy fantasy that keeps you wondering how they are going to work things out, you will like this book.
Book was great, but the kindle edition that I bought didnt sync with Whispersync = epic fail.Published 9 days ago by Kev
I stumbled across this book from a blog post by one of my favorite authors, Patrick Rothfuss. It did not disappoint. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Mark LeMasters
No. No, no, no, no, no.
I feel my head's been done in. Such a Gemini book.
A lot of concepts, ideas, puns, ha ha jokes, painstakingly assembled for the first... Read more
I really, really liked it at the start but as it got closer to the end (like the last 1/4 of the book), it looks like he's heading towards a "Hunger Games" kind of a thing... Read morePublished 26 days ago by Shelley S. Clark
Read this mostly after hearing the title in a joking comparison of books with "shades" in the title. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kindle Customer
Mediocre, rambling and not his best. The Kazan series is MUCH better.Worst part is that it keep teasing like it's going somewhere and then doesn't. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mara Wohnlich
I love this book so much, I do a (usually) fruitless Google search for news about a sequel every 6 months or so. Maybe in 2015? We live in hope. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ramona Boersma
This series is a bit different than the Thursday Next or Nursery Crimes series. Trying to imagine seeing only specific colors is quite an innovative idea.Published 2 months ago by Bookish