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The Winter of the Witch

Winternight Trilogy, Book 3
Narrated by: Kathleen Gati
Length: 14 hrs
5 out of 5 stars (15 ratings)
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Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Winter of the Witch by Katherine Arden, read by Kathleen Gati.

One girl can make a difference....

Moscow is in flames, leaving its people searching for answers - and someone to blame. Vasilisa, a girl with extraordinary gifts, must flee for her life, pursued by those who blame their misfortune on her magic.

Then a vengeful demon returns, stronger than ever. Determined to engulf the world in chaos, he finds allies among men and spirits. Mankind and magical creatures alike find their fates resting on Vasya's shoulders. 

But she may not be able to save them all.

©2019 Katherine Arden (P)2019 Random House Audiobooks

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Breathtaking

Devoured this audiiobook in 2 days. Katherine Arden did not disappoint in the final book of this stunning trilogy. I am sad it is over but will never forget the world of Russian fairy tales that she brought to life.

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A beautiful conclusion to the Winternight trilogy

A lovely conclusion to the Winternight trilogy. The narrator did an excellent job of bringing the characters to life.

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  • Ioana-Dorina
  • 12-01-2019

Beautiful book, beautiful audiobook

This a a beautifully written book and beautifully narrated audiobook.

The whole trilogy made for a wonderful reading experience.
It's a very masterfully done fairytale, the characters are complex and the story is inspiring, empowering and so rich in life lessons.

I would give this trilogy 10 stars if I could.

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  • Mrs U
  • 12-01-2019

Perfect ending<br />

I'd looked forward to this so long I was worried I'd be disappointed - I wasn't. It waa the perfect ending to a wonderful magical series.

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  • Ken
  • 03-02-2019

A bit of a slog!

The author has packed everything that I did not like about the first two books into this third and final instalment. The whimsy and fancifulness in Vasilisa's world are mostly gone. Long sections of complex emotional interplay and backstory explanations left me slogging wearily along. Unfortunately, I found that I started to dislike Vasilisa as she matured into her final form and the story never captured the wonder I so enjoyed in its predecessors.

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  • Little White Elephant
  • 27-01-2019

great trilogy

loved this series, gutted that I've come to the end of it today. It's made me laugh and also broken my heart. would definitely recommend.

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  • MissyVBizzy
  • 23-01-2019

Magical

Finishing this was like losing a dear friend. I have come to adore Vaslisa Petrovna. One of the most magical series of books I’ve read/listened to in a long time. Wonderful characters and stories within the story

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  • Rachel
  • 19-01-2019

This trilogy will always be my winter read.

I feel sad that the trilogy has finished. But I will look forward to the next winter. Where I live the winters are mostly dark and very cold. I started listening to the first books in the winter and have waited patiently for this final book. When the days are only brief daylight at the horizon and the temptation to sink into the low of winter’s cold, I will always start the trilogy. There are still so many things man does not understand about the world we live in and I live in a country that still celebrates the original pagan holidays, only now with Christian names this story to me will always be entirely possible. Thank you to the author and the narrator for bringing this story to life. It is a book that I think lends itself to listening in front of a crackling fire with the winter winds blowing outside.

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  • Robert N.
  • 18-01-2019

Did not work!!!!

The last two botools i,be bought have been faulty. At the end chapters they stop and not move on to the next chapter. ( Audiblie)!

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  • lyndon a adams
  • 14-01-2019

sad it has come to an end

ive listened to the trilogy from its first release. released at the perfect time of the year, in the dark winter months. Beautifully evocative of fairy tales and medieval Russia. Gati tells the tale superbly and Arden weaves a tale that i can imagine being told to children on long nights by warm fires.
i have that feeling today of a book shaped hole now the trilogy is complete.