19 november 2017

Kristin Cashore "Bitterblue"

576 lehekülge

Eight years have passed since the young Princess Bitterblue, and her country, were saved from the vicious King Leck. Now Bitterblue is the queen of Monsea, and her land is at peace.

But the influence of her father, a violent psychopath with mind-altering abilities, lives on. Her advisers, who have run the country on her behalf since Leck's death, believe in a forward-thinking plan: to pardon all of those who committed terrible acts during Leck's reign; and to forget every dark event that ever happened. Monsea's past has become shrouded in mystery, and it's only when Bitterblue begins sneaking out of her castle - curious, disguised and alone - to walk the streets of her own city, that she begins to realise the truth. Her kingdom has been under the thirty-five-year long spell of a madman, and now their only chance to move forward is to revisit the past.

Whatever that past holds.

Two thieves, who have sworn only to steal what has already been stolen, change her life forever. They hold a key to the truth of Leck's reign. And one of them, who possesses an unidentified Grace, may also hold a key to her heart . . .

Mulle tundub, et see osa sarjast oli justkui üleliigne. Veidi igav ja ebavajalik, kuigi suund oli tal olemas ja tegevust oli ka palju. Lihtsalt... see ei andnud midagi eriti juurde. Lugesin selle tegelikult juba mitu-mitu nädalat tagasi läbi, aga pole mahti saanud, et kirjutada ja nüüd tagantjärele mõeldes polegi sellest eriti midagi kirjutada. Bitterblue kasvas suureks, oli väike romanss, Po ja Katsat oli tore kohata, aga üldiselt – keskpärane lõpp triloogiale. 

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