The Thief (The Queens Thief, #1)

The Thief (The Queens Thief, #1) The King S Scholar, The Magus, Believes He Knows The Site Of An Ancient Treasure To Attain It For His King, He Needs A Skillful Thief, And He Selects Gen From The King S Prison The Magus Is Interested Only In The Thief S Abilities What Gen Is Interested In Is Anyone S Guess Their Journey Toward The Treasure Is Both Dangerous And Difficult, Lightened Only Imperceptibly By The Tales They Tell Of The Old Gods And Goddesses. Oh, thank gods, I thought They re going to leave me All I want to do was lie in a dry prickly grass with my feet in a ditch forever I could be a convenient sort of milemarker, I thought Get to the thief and you know you are halfway to Methana Wherever Methana might be. The Thief is a high fantasy with, like any other high fantasy on this planet, a journey the characters undertake Gen, the main character was a pleasant surprise While I first thought he was a feminine character, I was p
Update 6 2011 Let me just say, if you feel so so about this book like I did , please give its sequel The Queen of Attolia a try It made me forever and ever a dedicated fan of the series I have mixed feelings about this book I enjoyed it, but I think I spoiled the experience for myself a little bit view spoiler The reviewers like to point to a huge twist at the end of the story as the biggest reason for enjoying this book But if you know in advance that you should expect something, i Update 6 2011 Let me just say, if you feel so so about this book like I did , please give its sequel The Queen of Attolia a try It made me forever and ever a dedicated fan of the series I have mixed feelings about this book I enjoyed it, but I
My main reason for reading The Thief was so I could read the sequel The Queen of Attolia that I ve heard is superb and far better than this first installment I actually set myself up for quite an underwhelming experience with this book based on reviews and the fact that I m not the biggest fan oftraditional fantasy with magical realms and such I never could stand The Lord of the Rings However, the story was interesting, the writing ex
Gen is a thief The story begins with him being rescued from prison by the King s Magus in order to help him steal an object of political power that is so historically obscure it is almost considered a myth.So there s a lot I didn t enjoy here.To begin with, this book is mostly composed of a very, very, very long travelling sequence Now, I should take this opportunity to point out that I don t dislike journe
Huh I really, really liked this True enough, I ve decided to start The Thief in order to get to the sequels that all my friends adore and somehow I was at peace with the probable boredom I would feel during this first novel and My enjoyment felt soeffortlessFrom the characters to the world and the writing, I ve been enchanted TrulyI hate horses I know people who think that they are noble, graceful animals, but regardless of what a horse looks like from a distance, never forge Huh I really, really liked this True enough, I ve decided to start The Thief in order to get to the sequels that all my friends adore and somehow I was at peace with the probable boredom I would feel during this first novel and My enjoyment felt soeffortlessFrom the characters to the world and the writing, I ve been enchanted TrulyI hate horses I know people who think that they are noble, graceful animals, but regardless of what a horse looks like from a distance, never forget that it is
1.99 Kindle sale, Jan 22, 2018 One of my favorite YA series EVER, with just a touch of fantasy to it Stick with it through at least the first three books and I promise you won t regret it Avoid spoilers.Review originally posted at Fantasy Literature Megan Whalen Turner s award winning 1996 YA fantasy The Thief, set in a fantasy world that has very strong echoes of ancient Greece, follows the adventures of Gen, the eponymous thi
This felt like such a classic fantasy novel You know those 2005 era books about journeys that you liked for some inexplicable reason Yeah That kind Except with really good worldbuilding and a lot of potential built up.This novel follows Gen, a thief hired by a magus of Sunis to find a stone that gives the holder the right for rulership of Eddis Sunis the king s county, attempting to take over Eddis Eddis the country across, a cou
This was another book my wife insisted that I read It was our before bed read aloud book last month.Reading 10 15 pages a night, the first half of the book was enjoyable, but unfolded rather slowly I was a bit puzzled about why my wife was so enthusiastic about the book Then, about half way through, the excitement and tempo increased a few notches, and it become a real page turner.This is a fantasy novel, but it is not your typical swords and sorcery adventure There are swords, and even a co This was another book my wife insisted that I read It was our before bed read aloud book last month.Reading 10 15 pages a night, the first half of the book was enjoyable, but unfolded rather slowly I was a bit puzzled about why my wife was so enthusiastic about the book Then, about half way through, the excitement and tempo increased a few notches, and it become a real page turner.This is a fantasy novel, but it is not your typical swords and sorcery adventure There are swords, and even a couple of fights, but the closest we get to sorcery are some mysterious occurrences that could best be described as super natural Turner s alternate reality evokes the feeling of Greece
Yes, it starts off slower than molasses Yes, you will be perfectly misdirected by Ms Turner Yes, you will wish to set it aside for these reasons And all I can say is, Don t Persevere.Because you absolutely need to read this book in order to get to the se
1.5 5 stars Good riddance I must have read a different book than everybody else had because I cannot for the life of me comprehend how this book has won any literal awards As an avid fantasy reader I can tell you that this book is as close to a riveting fantasy novel as flour is to being a spice.Why flour you ask Beuase it reminds me of this book dry, bland and boring And I really tried to tie this book all of the chances I could I wanted to dnf it after 30 pages, but 1 I was told tha 1.5 5 stars Good riddance I must h

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  • 17 June 2018
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