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The Alchemy of Stone
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Start date
February 15, 2010
Finish date
March 14, 2010

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Shanon
Such a fresh and unique book. I loved the combination of steam punk and gargoyles! The main character is an automaton, or robot, who can feel pain, pleasure, longing, regret, excitement and many other emotions. I had a hard time with her at first just because I’ve never read a book with a main character like her before. I quickly came to really like and respect her.

This book definitely has a sadder tone to it. The ending was hopeful yet heartbreaking and worked wonderfully. While reading any boo...more
VMom
Too sad for my taste, but very intense, touching and imaginative. It has a different sensibility ... I think the author is Russian, and the story certainly has that gloomy feel I associate with Russian lit.
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