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Re: [Flewelling] Finished Casket of Souls

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  • Lynn Flewelling
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    Message 1 of 8 , Jul 16, 2012
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      Thank you! :-)


      On Jul 16, 2012, at 5:57 AM, I�aki Izarra wrote:

      > SPOILERS
      >
      > SPOILERS
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      > So, I just finished CoS and I wanted to share my opinion about it. The book
      > is great, well-written, and a very interesting plot. I think we most
      > enjoyed the return to Rhiminee, but that excitement would not be the same
      > if they haven't spent the previous 3 books out of the city. So, for me the
      > series is just right and I really love books 4 and 5.
      >
      > Regarding CoS, I think the plot is very well developed and gets you hooked
      > very easily. The only thing I found a bit abrupt is when the plot regarding
      > "The Sleeping Death" takes over the plot of the cabals' fight. It was clear
      > that it was going to happen and had to, actually, but I missed a bit more
      > development on the cabals and would have liked Seregil and Alec making a
      > bit more of progress in that. Otherwise, it's brilliant, once "The Sleeping
      > Death" is a complete priority, I enjoyed it a lot, reading as much as I
      > could. Atre's character is absolutely wonderful and I think that whole idea
      > about the soul eating is brilliant.
      >
      > As other people have mentioned, the balance between the characters is good
      > and we have been able to enjoy a bit of everyone. On the other side, there
      > has been a bit less on Seregil and Alec, and specially on the inner
      > character of Seregil, but that can't be helped, there is no room for
      > everything. Only that Seregil is my fav since the very beginning and I
      > don't get tired on anything about his persona.
      >
      > On overall, it's a wonderful book and really enjoyed reading it. Thanks a
      > lot!!!
      >
      > On 8 June 2012 16:52, Lynn Flewelling <lbflewelling@...> wrote:
      >
      > > Thank you, Alexandra! Sorry it was so hard for you to get a copy.
      > >
      > > Best,
      > >
      > > Lynn
      > >
      > >
      > > On Jun 8, 2012, at 2:34 AM, Alexandra wrote:
      > >
      > > > *nods energetically* It was a GREAT read.
      > > > Me... I read it all in one sit. Well there were some unavoidable stops,
      > > > some things just need to be done... But appart from those, I started and
      > > > just kept on reading. It's my favourite way to read books, with as little
      > > > interruption as possible. This of course means, that you mostly retain
      > > the
      > > > key points of the plot but not so much the small details. Which is great
      > > > because after some months I can read it again and catch on new things.
      > > But
      > > > it also means I can�t give a detailed review/opinion,
      > > >
      > > > I liked books 4 and 5 but I like better this one. I just turned page
      > > after
      > > > page after page... until there was no more and I was all sad because I
      > > > wanted more. I was happy to see Seregil and Alec back in their double
      > > city
      > > > life, bad circumstances, but still not AS bad as previous books. Poor
      > > guys
      > > > I love them too much to not wish them some better times!
      > > >
      > > > Oh, BTW BULLY for Amazon Spain. A) No preorder B) Kindle edition not
      > > > available for europe Amazons. I COULD have worked around it but I will
      > > NOT
      > > > complicate my life to spend money on people who clearly doesn�t wants it.
      > > > So my congratulations and thanks to them for saving me some money. But it
      > > > also means one sale less for Lynn, and that's just unfair (this subject
      > > > came up before, so probably it's not just only one sale).
      > > >
      > > > Anyway, what I really want to say.
      > > >
      > > > THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU for another great book Lynn!
      > > > I really can�t say how much I appreciate the hours of nice entertainment.
      > > > With the world going downhill in all possible ways (and my country being
      > > > one of the worse). A nice fat break from reality is more welcome than I
      > > > could ever explain. SO, once again, THANK YOU!
      > > >
      > > > On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 11:03 PM, Nicky <ckfreakz@...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > **
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Wow, I just finished Casket of Souls!
      > > > >
      > > > > ********Some Spoilers below!***********
      > > > >
      > > > > I didn't want to rush through and read it all in a days time so I took
      > > my
      > > > > time and read when I could in my spare time. All I can say is WOW.
      > > Towards
      > > > > the end I ended up reading a LOT more at a time and it became
      > > increasingly
      > > > > more difficult to put the book down.
      > > > >
      > > > > Well done Lynn! I was totally engrossed in the plot and the new
      > > characters
      > > > > were positively charming. Especially Atre! :) His persona leapt from
      > > the
      > > > > page and made me want to know more and read more about him just as he
      > > > > enchanted the other characters in the book.
      > > > >
      > > > > I also thought that this book had a good balance of all the characters
      > > in
      > > > > their roles. I know some reviews before stated that they wanted to hear
      > > > > more about Beka and Nyal, or Micum, Thero, etc. I think there was a
      > > > > wonderful balance between them all and it wasn't boring. I would
      > > usually
      > > > > skip through chapters in some of the previous books with certain
      > > characters
      > > > > I wasn't as entertained with. Not with this one. I wanted to know just
      > > as
      > > > > much about them as Seregil and Alec.
      > > > >
      > > > > I loved the plot. It was unlike any other book I have read which is a
      > > > > refreshing thing to a reader. It wasn't what I was expecting either
      > > from
      > > > > the previous snippets that I had read before the book had been
      > > released. So
      > > > > that was another surprise.
      > > > >
      > > > > In the end the only thing I was somewhat disappointed in was that
      > > Seregil
      > > > > didn't get to have a wonderfully detailed fight scene with Atre! I was
      > > > > yelling for Seregil the whole time, and was a little sad that he ended
      > > up
      > > > > fighting Brader instead. Though I realized that perhaps Atre may not
      > > be as
      > > > > adept a swordsman? So perhaps that was the reason. Either way I feel
      > > like
      > > > > they would have been quite a match for each other seeing as they are
      > > quite
      > > > > similar in certain aspects. I guess I just wanted to envision two
      > > > > handsomely charming characters with such talent and quickness trying to
      > > > > outsmart one another. Ah well...I digress!
      > > > >
      > > > > I was also very touched by the emotions Alec had for all of the
      > > children.
      > > > > I even teared up when Illia caught the sickness. I really wasn't
      > > expecting
      > > > > that!
      > > > >
      > > > > All in all a wonderful book to read. Very close style wise to the first
      > > > > two Nightrunner books. Brought back many memories, and I can't wait to
      > > read
      > > > > the final (sad day :*( ) one!
      > > > > Thanks again Lynn!
      > > > > Nicky
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > --
      > > > Alexandra.
      > > >
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