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Ferals (Ferals #1)

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A sinister threat. A city in danger. A boy with the power to command the crows. Ferals is the first book in a dark, action-packed trilogy that’s part The Graveyard Book, part Batman, and all high-octane adventure.

Blackstone was once a thriving metropolis. But that was before the Dark Summer—a wave of violence and crime that swept through the city eight years ago, orchestra
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Hardcover, 288 pages
Published April 28th 2015 by HarperCollins (first published January 1st 2015)
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Ahmad Sharabiani
The Crow Talker (Ferals #1), Jacob Grey
تاریخ نخستین خوانش: روز چهاردهم ماه دسامبر سال 2016 میلادی
عنوان: انتقام زبانکلاغی (فرالها #1)؛ نویسنده: جاکوب گری؛ مترجم: محمد قصاع؛ تهران، نشر بهداد، 1395؛ شابک: 9786008203087؛ موضوع: داستانهای نوجوانان از نویسندگان انگلیسی سده 21 م
کتاب نخست - انتقام زبان کلاغی ؛ کتاب دوم - هجوم شیطان؛ کتاب سوم - انتقام بیوه سفید
مجموعه سه گانه «فرالها»؛ درباره ی پسری به نام: «کاو» است؛ که در کودکی پدر و مادر خویش را از دست میدهد، و کلاغها او را بزرگ میکنند. به همین دلیل ا
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Faye, la Patata
You know what's really hard? It is to read a book from a certain demographic that gave you a migraine, just right after you read another book from the same category that made you fly the heavens because of absolute ecstasy. There is always that voice in your head comparing the two, asking why is it like this when the other one did it better? More often than not, your mind fools itself to think that the book is actually worse than it is. I know I have to take that into account, but I can't deny t ...more
Simona Stoica
Jul 04, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recenzia completă: http://palarisme.ro/chef/carti/recenz...

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„- Ar fi trebuit să-ți spun că aterizarea e greu de stăpânit.”

În timp ce oscilam între două romane YA, o serie fantasy de 12 volume şi Potopul de Sienkiewicz, Thomas, motanul meu cel slăbănog, veşnic nemulţumit de viaţa „dificilă” pe care o are alături de mine, s-a suit pe birou şi mi-a dărâmat câteva cărţi, ca să îmi atragă atenţia. Nici nu a clipit când m-am luat de manierele sale. M-a privit în continuare, cu ochii mijiţi, la un pas
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C.G. Drews
This book is decidedly FERAL. Oh, HA AH AH HAHAHAA. You knew I was going to say that, right?! RIGHT? The title kind of called for it. But do not fear, fair readers! I shall also say something, you know, useful about this book. But, to sum it up in a gulp: It was a magical, animal adventure that required a little bit of suspending logic. I'm an adult reader, so I'm not going to be uber harsh on it. I love me some delicious middle-grade books. (Huge fan of Lemony Snicket, right here. Yup. Even kno ...more
Lex
Nov 11, 2014 rated it liked it
Pretty good. Fast paced book. Finished it within one night shift. Lol.
Justine
May 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
I liked this book even though it could be too childish at times for me. I know I probably would've really loved the book when I was in second grade. I can't really say too much about it because of spoilers but I would recommend it to younger people that like fantasy, and people who like animals.
Isa Cantos (Crónicas de una Merodeadora)
Creo que esperaba un poco más de este libro y de ahí que lo califique con tres estrellas. Ferals cuenta la historia de Caw, un chico que fue abandonado por sus padres cuando tenía cinco años -ahora tiene trece- y que, desde entonces, ha vivido en una especie de nido en lo alto de un árbol en el parque. Caw vive en Blackstone, una ciudad que antaño fue resplandeciente, pero que después del Verano Oscuro cayó en una de sus peores épocas.

Pronto nos enteramos de que este chico tiene la habilidad de
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Nima Kohandani
May 26, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy, crows
خب با توجه به رده ی سنی مخاطبش احتمالاً یه هفت سال پیش باید می خوندمش :)

و خب با مقیاسهای همون زمانم نمرده دادم

البته یک فانتزی خون باید هرچی فانتزی هست بخونه، بدون در نظر گرفتن رده ی سنیش

ایده ی خوبی داشت و مهم تر از اون پرداخت موفقیت آمیز نویسنده بود

مشتاق خوندن جلد دومش با ترجمه ی خوب آقای قصاع هستم
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Yasamin Seifaee
Mar 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017, persian
Read this book with my friend Mitra
خب میدونم الان همه متعجبن که چرا 5 دادم :|
درواقع میخواستم 3 و نیم یا 4 بدم. ولی این کتاب رو به اندازه ی کافی دوستش داشتم که دلم نخواست 4 بدم :دی
بیشترین چیزی که راجع به این کتاب دوست داشتم ایده ش بود
و منکر این نیستم که با این ایده ی جالبی که داشت نویسنده میتونست این کتاب رو خیلی خیلی بهتر بنویسه
طوری که...چطور بگم... مثلا بعد از مدت ها هم آدم یادی از کتاب بکنه و باهاش خاطره داشته باشه!
کتاب فقط طوری بود که با لذت میخونیش و تموم میشه و میره
دومین چیزی که دوست داشتم،
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Bee {Quite the Novel Idea}

Istyria book blog ~ B's world of enchanted books

This book was so awesome! I started this right before I went to bed. I snuggled up under my blanket (it was winter and cold when I read this), thinking I'd read a bit to see if it was something I liked and before I knew it, it was almost three hours later and I was more than 60% through. I forced myself to go to sleep and yes it was painful to do. Ferals is fantastic.

Eight years ago, a wave of violence and crime called the Dark Summer swept through
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Book Swoon
Mar 26, 2015 rated it really liked it
Ferals by Jacob Grey is the new middle grade read that is sure to please young readers looking for a darker and grittier story. The writing in Ferals is filled with great atmosphere as the young hero Caw discovers his ability as a Feral and sets out to rescue his friend and city from the evil clutches of The Spinning Man.

The Boy Who Could Call the Crows

Caw is a brave and clever young hero with the ability to call the Crows to him when he needs help. Raised by three crows whom he communicates wit
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Lottie Berinson
Mar 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I found myself wishing it was real.
Abdollah zarei
Dec 24, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
یه روایت روان ساده و در عین حال مهیج. یه داستان نوجوان که ازش لذت بردم و یه عنوان یه کتاب نوجوان خیلی از توقعاتم رو برآورده کرد. شخصیت پردازی های مناسب و به اندازه و فضاسازی های دارک و خوشایند و متناسب با دنیای داستان. کشش خوبی داشت و نویسنده حد داستان و شخصیت هاشو به خوبی می شناخت و رعایت کرده و داستان رو کش دار و کسل کننده نکرده.
شخصیت کاو خیلی خوب معرفی میشه و یه جورایی مثل داستان بلوغ می مونه. کشف کاو از دنیای بیرون و شروع تعاملش با انسان های دیگه که مثل ورود به یه دنیای دیگه و شناخت خودش و ر
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Līga Sproģe
Īsti rudenīga grāmata. Dažbrīd pat creepy momenti un nāves gadījumi. Noteikti attaisnoja manas cerības, kuras uzšāvās debesīs kopš pirmo reizi ieraudzīju "Ferals" tulkojuma izziņojumu. Šķiet, ka es katru reizi pārvēršos par 12 gadīgu puišeli un no tiesas izbaudu šīs bērnu piedzīvojumu un fantāzijas grāmatas.

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Hosein
Dec 25, 2016 rated it liked it
کتاب فرال ها به نظرم ایده خیلی جالبی داشت، از اون ایده هایی بود که حس میکردم از خوندنش خیلی لذت ببرم، چون حال و هوای داستان با روحیات من نزدیک بود و در کل، چیزی بود که دوست داشتم. داستان به نظرم ریتم کلی جالبی داشت، مثلا اغلب کارهای نوجوانی که خوندم، داستان یکسری جریانات خاص رو میگذروند و در آخرش، دقیقا به همون نقطه ای میرسید که باید برسه. به شخصه آخر کتاب نه غافلگیر شدم، نه هیجان زده. چون حس میکردم تقریبا از همون اواسط کار پایانش معلوم بود.

داستان در کل خیلی موارد مثبت داشت، که برای کار اول یک
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Anca Rucareanu
Oct 20, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

La început mă gândeam că voi parcurge repejor cartea și că mă voi relaxa citind. M-am relaxat, dar am rămas surprinsă de modul în care autorul a împletit această poveste. În primele pagini am crezut că voi merge pe urmele lui Caw, piesa centrală a acestui roman, dar, ca să rămân în nota cărții, dinaintea ochilor mi s-a desfășurat o pânză de păianjen. Am dat de urma altor fire care m-au dus într-o sferă fantastică și mi-a făcut cunoștință cu alți înzestrați.



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Alejandro Ortega
May 06, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Lectura simple, idea interesante...
Añadiendo más narrativa y más guión hubiera hecho de este libro una historia perfecta.

Bueno pero no excelente.
Maggie Bryngelson
Mar 16, 2017 rated it liked it
Can I just say, the names in this book, were so ironic, and so badly made that I basically cringed on every page as it mentioned people;s names. I mean, there's a kid named Caw, who can talk to crows. And what are his crow's names? Oh their names are Screech, and Milky. I did somewhat enjoy the story though, even if it had god-awful names.
Cheryl
Jul 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
My nephews will really enjoy this book. This is a great thing as I picked this book up for them in mind. However, I did not really see too much similarity to the Batman reference. I thought that this book was in its own way different from Batman and this is a good thing. I like different.

Caw is someone that the readers can connect with. He is the underdog that turns into the hero. Plus, he has a cool ability to be able to communicate with crows like a horse whisperer.in addition, I liked the na
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Dawn
Feb 01, 2015 rated it really liked it
Heroes for the younger generation which will grow up with them as the story progresses . Well written, fast paced and interesting and likeable characters. The orphaned Caw and the crows especially with his new friends the brave Lydia., Crumb and Pip and their animals. I can see why this has been snapped up by 31 countries and film makers already. it would make an awesome film if it is done right. Good versus evil, Caw has so much to learn. Interested to read more:)
Lina
Aug 15, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Es un libro bastante divertido. Fue chévere conocer esta historia. Muy original y maravilloso
KristinaSkjoe
Was it a good book? Yes.
Did I like it? Yes
Will I read the next one? Yes
I actually liked this book more than I thought I would, and I love the plot of the series.

For me the book is a little short, I would have liked to be longer and more detailed. But all in all it was a good book :)
Roya MD
اگه توی دوران راهنماییم می خوندمش شاید یکی از داستان های مورد علاقه م می شد. و همین الان هم اگه کسی بتونه توقعاتشو کنترل کنه و انتظار شخصیت پردازی یا مفهوم سنگینی نداشته باشه، ازش لذت می بره. ایده ی بامزه ای داشت، و نمی دونم از این ایده قبلا جایی استفاده شده یا نه، ولی فکر کنم در هر صورت چنین ایده ای میتونست طوری شاخ و برگ پیدا کنه که تبدیل به یه چیز بزرگ بشه. و فکر کنم الان توی موقعیتی نیستم که اجازه ی نقد جدی داشته باشم.
پی نوشت: نمیدونم توی ریویوو جای این صحبتا هست یا نه؛ ترجمه ی روون و دوست د
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Anna (BooksandBookends)
I received a free copy of this book by the book's publishers via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Caw keeps having the same dream/nightmare every night. He's being thrown out of a window by his parents and then is saved by crows. The thing is, it doesn't feel like a dream, it's more of a memory to be precise. Living without his parents, Caw's sole companions are three crows. Living and finding food with his three crow companions is day to day life until everything changes. Why can Caw
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Evelina
Dec 28, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy
This was an OK middle grade read, however, it is strange that its publisher made the connection between it and The Graveyard book or even Batman. Perhaps it has something to do with how Caw, the child protagonist, grew up without his parents and was raised by crows, just like Bruce Wayne lost his mother and father and Nobody Owens was raised by dead souls on the Graveyard. But it might have been better that the connection hadn’t been made because once the reader hears those word before having la ...more
Bruno
May 05, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"Ferals" una historia juvenil con mucha acción y cosas que descubrir.

La obra de Jacob Grey nos introduce una muy original trama y nos engancha con su gran premisa, un mundo donde las personas pueden hablar y controlar los animales a placer y todo lo que esto conlleva dependiendo del tipo de persona que seas, un pasado incierto y un personaje que busca conocerse nos permiten adentrarnos en la ciudad de Blackstone.

Una historia que, pese a algunas similitudes con Harry Potter en el giro argumental,
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Behdad Ahmadi
فرال ها، انسان هایی هستند که توانایی صحبت کردن و ارتباط برقرار کردن با حیوانات رو دارند. حالا، بعضی از فرال ها قصد دارند از حیوانات سو استفاده کرده و به قدرت و تسلط بر شهر بلک استون (شهری که به طرز عجیبی تمام فرال ها در آن زندگی می کنند) دست پیدا کنند.
کاو، به عنوان فرالی که قدرت ارتباط با کلاغ ها را دارد، باید با بازگشت مخوف ترین فرال، یعنی فرال عنکبوتی، مقابله کند.

کودک-نوجوانِ خوبی بود. هیجان داشت، جذاب بود، کشش خوبی داشت، اما چیز به یاد موندنی ای نبود. حداقل برای من.
اگر سعی کنید فقط لذت ببرید،
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Totoro
Jan 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: i-own
i simply loved the idea at first, and honestly it didn't change much throughout the book, i loved crows, the idea of animals talking, (they were cute too :) especially Screech.) and the bond between humans and animals.
i say my love for the book didn't change, and it was that, just love. like when you eat a cupcake there's no challenge, no ups and downs, not much excitement, simple. frankly i like a little emotional roller coaster once in a while and i just accepted the fact that Ferals wasn't go
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BookLoversLife
Apr 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Review to come.
E.
Kijk, zo vind ik kinder-/jeugdboeken dus wel nog steeds leuk! Lekker snel, met actie en niet dat mierzoete geneuzel. Leuk! Zeker voor kinderen ;)
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