Day of the Scarab (The Oracle Prophecies #3)
How will their struggle end?
Madness reigns in the Two Lands. General Argelin has proclaimed himself king and is systematically destroying all enemies -- humans . . . and gods.
Mirany, the young priestess, is in hiding.
Alexos, the boy who should be ruler, is powerless.
Seth and the Jackal are scrambling to gather a small group of resisters without attracting noti...more
The thing that bothered me the most was the sad, unbelievable descent of the villain from cunning, power-hungry evil plotter to pathetically obsessed sap blinded by grief. I know I said he was flat and cartoonich before, but this isn't exactly the type of character development I was thinking of. This is just weird and uncomfortably off-character.
Then there was the irritating attempt to shoe-horn some romance into th...more
I’m assuming this was largely the fault of the publisher, Hodder Children’s Books, for not prov...more
A fascinating twist of the ideal of Gods and their feelings towards their subjects, Fisher's world is fas...more
I truly enjoyed this book and recommend the trilogy to all fantasy readers young and old.
Catherine is an acclaimed poet and novelist, regularly lecturing and giving readings to groups o...more