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Not a good choice for an already-boring commute. Paperbackpages. That sounds bad, but it was sort of the good kind of confusing Sep 25, K. It’s extremely rare that I don’t finish a book.

I thought the author had way too much sexual innuendos in her story, and way too much degrading women I feared we would drown in it.

Everyone is pretty ruthless and selfish at their core. Nevermind, we’ll tell them a story and finnukin will instantly become our BFFs!

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She’s a piece of work, ruthless and manipulative, constantly using the other characters. The only one I actually liked was Perri the Savage.

The journey of Lumatere people who struggle to survive after their exile. I hated it and could not stomach it at any point in time. I think the best books are the books where the reader loses himself or herself in the text, completely disconnected from reality.

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Go east, I’ll lead them ,a. I felt sentimental and missed the Lumatere Kingdom as though I was one of them. A tale of hopeful heroes, sacrifice and loss History, homeland and prophecies told, Of faraway lands, identity and faith And love and flower fields of gold.


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I feel confident enough to say that she is one of the very best modern writers in any genre. The plot twists are tear jerkingly gorgeous. Women were only allowe I honestly didn’t feel like there was anything to like about this book.

But anyway, marrchetta thing that bothers me most about this book is that women are basically treated like property, a message that is the LAST thing that we need in this day and age, especially considered that there is no ” Never ever, not finnikn for a moment, was there any sense of danger to our characters. We’re going to kill you! I need to respect the hero to care what happens to him. Guys I cried, laughed, curse, fought and fell in love alongside these wonderful characters.

For more of my reviews, please visit: And the truth will test not only Finnikin’s faith in her. I can’t name a single character that I can say I really liked. And what a lady Evanjalin is! View all 87 comments. I like my heroes and heroines to be worthy of the title. Advanced search Search history. I’ll just use this space to ramble and hopefully it makes some sort of coherency. Such hope and unity.

This story is about a country called Lumaterenow cursed land which doesn’t allow anyone to enter or to leave. And, considering the remark Trevanion makes about the Yuts being at war for the past 10, yearsthis makes the fact that there are so many races even more unbelievable. Something about her books just comforts me in ways I cannot attempt to capture into words. Then we have Froi. It annoyed me to no end.


Lists with This Book. The problem is that it all centers around a love plot, and I never had any empathy for the girl. It comes slowly and in pieces, which is also confusing. Full of adventure, wonderful story telling, highly developed characters and jarchetta mystery that will have you wanting more, Finnikan of the Rock is clearly a winner. No, it’s one of the worst because it is a problematic, nonsensical mess and an embarrassment to the world of female fantasy writing.

Brilliantly written I highly recommend this fantasy to any Lord of mellina Rings fan.

Apr 23, Kristalia rated it it was amazing Recommended to Kristalia by: Set in the beautiful country of Lumatere, Finnikin goes on a quest to find his King and best friend Balthazar.

Balthazar, heir to the throne of Lumatere, is alive.

I might not have liked this book without the sex and prostitution, but I might have. View all 24 comments. How horrible for her. Really, I’m in awe of this author for her ability to create characters so real.