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The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner
The Thief

margaret dahm, January 1, 2011

Very densely plotted adventure set in a fictional medieval world. By not filling the story with extraneous details the plot directly pulls the story along. Very nice start to a rewarding trilogy. Reminds me a bit of Ursula LeGuin or Monica Furlong in style.
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His Dark Materials Omnibus (The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass) by Philip Pullman
His Dark Materials Omnibus (The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass)

margaret dahm, January 1, 2010

Thoroughly inventive, thoughtful and unpredictable adventure. It was a real joy to read. Great storytelling. So nice to read something 'fantastic' which does not rely on predictable fantasy elements like magic, wizards, etc.
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