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Bryony

Wantirna Sth, Australia
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Thrilling, surprising and wonderful.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-06-2015

Molina Marcgetta is best known for her young adult contemporary coming of age dramas, many of which are rightly considered Australian classics. The first instalment of the Lumitare chronicles shows us that Ms Marchetta's ability to suck the reader into a complex world by making you feel like family to her protagonists transcends genre and target audience,

This fantasy is thrilling and full of wonderful surprises and characters who are utterly loveable despite their flaws and emotionally complex journeys. The fabulous narration supports the strong story and characters and adds extra light and shade to what is already a beautiful world. The combination of flawless writing and narration will have you invested in each and every individual you travel with on the quest to reclaim a lost Kingdom and bring home it's exiled people. While parts of this story are incredibly harrowing, they only make the reader more determined to find happiness for all the lost citizens of Lumitare.

You'll return to this story again and again and each time, you'll see something you hadn't before. Enjoy your first taste of the world we have been gifted with by a wonderful author and narrator.

The best of its kind.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-05-2015

Simply, this is one of the best audiobooks I've ever read. Canavan's dynamic and heart pounding epic conclusion to this trilogy is matched by Aspel's magnificent and masterful narration. Get it and you'll return to it many times because this truly is a timeless classic.

Not so original but totally compelling.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-05-2015

If you are a devout hunger games, divergent and mortal instruments/infernal devices fan, this is what you've been waiting for.

This book is not original in concept at all but it's entirely compelling. You will be up for hours listening to it. The performance is flawless and does amazing things to prop up a predictable plot. Well worth your time.

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Twisty and turny... Almost like a maze!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-01-2015

This keeps you hooked till the very last second! A brilliant performance by Deakins supports the layer cake plot. Even the cliches aren't cliches. Straight to number 3!