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The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner
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May 17, 11

bookshelves: 2011, fantasy, young-adult, series, reviewed, 4-extremely-good
Read from May 15 to 16, 2011

This review may also be found on A Thousand Little Pages.

4.5/5

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The Thief started out as nothing special. The plot seemed mediocre, and I had trouble creating a mental image of Gen -- the main character, narrator, and thief -- in my head. But after the first few chapters, I found myself suddenly very engrossed in the novel and couldn't for the life of me put the book down to eat, sleep, or perform any of life's necessary functions...

Oh, Ms. Turner, what a tangled web you weave. The Thief had the type of ending I love best. It was unexpected, tied up everything nicely, and made the reader want the next book in the series without being frustratingly cliffhanger-ish. Now I shall try to restrain myself and go to sleep instead of starting the next book in the Attolia series.

Book Source: Borrowed
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message 1: by Jess (new) - added it

Jess OOh, I've been wanting to read this for ages. Lemme know what you think of it. :)


Cinnamon Np:). It's really good so far. Although at first I had trouble figuring out the gender of the main character...


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