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Flawed Angel

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Once upon a time, a ruler had two sons, the first stillborn, so they said. The younger, a sweet-natured boy, is his heir. Far from the capital there are rumours of a creature, half boy, half beast, that roams the forests. A jewel of a fable, inspired by the Arabian Nights.

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Paperback, 224 pages
Published December 19th 2006 by Vintage Books (first published November 3rd 2005)
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I was genuinely surprised to see the low rating this book has on Goodreads, because, I though it was fabulous.

This is a classic setting for a fairytale and we can guess what happens next. But the point of the fable isn't to create suspense, anyway. The romance is subtle and the relationships are delicate and intricate and in story with such a hugely mythical air, very realistically portrayed. A wide range of themes are dealt with, from the fear of impending death and satisfaction to rationalism...more
I did not enjoy this book, not only is the writing stagnant but the plot is too predictable.....
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