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Caraval: The mesmerising Sunday Times bestseller Paperback – 11 December 2017
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Enchanting and mysterious, Stephanie Garber's CARAVAL is a story rich with sumptuous detail, beautifully written.
In a book where nothing is at it appears, one thing is certain: CARAVAL is the darkly enchanting adventure you've been looking for!
Intoxicating. Darkly magical. CARAVAL walks the knife-edge between fantasy and reality. Within mere pages, I gladly lost myself in this perfect labyrinth of a plot. Stephanie Garber doesn't just dazzle-she makes me believe.
A tale of sisterly devotion painted in colors of cerise and shimmering gold. If you ever wondered how it would feel to step into a living dream, here's your ticket.
A decadent and enchanting tale. CARAVAL will sink its teeth into you, and you will not want to leave.
CARAVAL shimmers with magic. This is an inventive, delightful tale with several aces up its sleeve.
[A] magnificent debut novel . . . intriguing characters, an imaginative setting, and evocative writing combine to create a spellbinding tale of love, loss, sacrifice, and hope. (Publishers Weekly)
I love this novel . . . It's a thing of beauty and the stuff of dreams.
Like the Carousel of Roses at the heart of the party, the language is colourful, giddy and with the occasional barb.And like a fairy story, CARAVAL reveals dark truths behind a playful, glittering surface. (Daily Mail)
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- Item Weight : 280 g
- Paperback : 416 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1473629160
- ISBN-13 : 978-1473629165
- Product Dimensions : 17.4 x 2.6 x 19.9 cm
- Publisher : Hodder Paperbacks (11 December 2017)
- Language: : English
- Reading level : 16 and up
- Best Sellers Rank: #44,857 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the book itself, it was a good read i feel, though adventurous and nothing compared to the night circus . Just another read of sorts though looking forward to reading the sequel.
The story is about two sisters who wish to run away from their abusive father and live their life freely and end up playing a dangerous game which is full of charades and deception, which put both their lives in danger.
Reading this book was like stepping into a-whole-nother world. I was swept away by the magical lure and held captive by the lusty suspicion. There were secrets around every corner and the cliffhanger at the end made me need the next book, like now!
The twists and the way the caraval game unfolded was totally unpredictable..
It was so different from the usual fantasy books and definitely a favorite read!!
CONDITION: was delivered in good shape fortunately 🙄
SELLER: uRead-store (don't you dare ya buy from others)
Story: just just give it a chance you'll be mesmerized 🥺 ... No other words😳🤫
Give it a go if you want to land into a dream world of magic. The book is a must read
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The Hunger Games comparison is also off the mark - it's not exciting or page-turning in the way that novel was. Scarlett, the main protagonist, has to follow clues once she reaches Caraval in order to find her sister and, in doing so, win the game (and a wish) but there's nothing really clever about the clues, nor is there the sense of nail-biting danger that filled the pages of The Hunger Games.
Scarlett herself was a pretty wishy-washy heroine, quite reliant on other people (particularly men) to save the day, guide her, reassure her etc. In fact, the biggest niggle for me was her relationship with Julian which read more like Mills & Boon than good literary fiction. The romance element in the Night Circus was clever, subtle and never cheesy. It's the total opposite here - to the point where I wondered if I was reading YA fiction. It may be, I'm still not sure.
I can see that the author has tried to create a magical world but nothing was built up fully enough to fill me with the sort of wonder or awe novels like Lev Grossman's The Magicians trilogy or Phil Pullman's Dark Materials have. For example, there's a scene in a clock shop towards the start of the novel that felt like it could have been the beginning of something - but it was over before it began, and neither the shop (nor any of the items in it) were revisited. Some of the descriptive writing also felt forced - like Scarlett's emotions being described as colours. It didn't add much to the novel and became a bit annoying after a while; especially as that wasn't really developed either.
I find it difficult to pinpoint exactly why this novel fell short for me. All I can say is that I found it very readable but wasn't rushing to pick it up. I was never consumed by the world of Caraval. But, equally, I didn't dislike it. And I would give the next book in the series a go.
One final word - this is a pig of a book to read on a Kindle. There are a number of notes in there (especially at the start) and even when you click on the 'zoom' option on the Kindle, the writing is still tiny. I actually made myself quite ill trying to read it on a bus! So, maybe this is one for the bookshelf as the cover is certainly very beautiful.
I am not a great fan of girly, over romanticised literature - there's an excess of heaving bosoms, corsets and demure heroines, falling for some rake's devastating good looks. Not doing a lot for the female empowerment and revolution here :) The heroine is far too nice - personally I wanted to see her take up a crow bar or show some raw guts by the end.
The concept was imaginative enough, magical, a little old fashioned and baroque. OK, not one of my favourite books of its kind. The unreadable clues was a crime to paying readers though.