Fatherland (Consecration, #1)
The first installment of a new, epic fantasy series.
A recommended read for fans of Game of Thrones and Brandon Sanderson.
"I will go after each one of you until there is no one left and I, at last, find peace."
– Jascha of Three Crosses
An Ambitious House.
The Silver Lands were ruled by kings until a mysterious fog descended from the Heights and devoured the liv
English is not my first language so reading english litrature often leaves me grasping at understanding certain way things are writteTn especially when they get complex and classic. first thing i loved about this book is how it keeps things simple and interesting.
The characters and envrionment descriptions are not overd ...more
Wow is the first thing I want to say when I finished this novel. I sat staring at the final page just thinking about the world I was just in for a good solid 20 minutes before I could really start thinking about what I wanted to write down.
It was such a refresher to see that even though this book is a fairly large volume it's not ov ...more
I really enjoyed this book not only for the great descriptions and writing, but also the Games of Thrones-y vibe, what with some of the gore, wording, and politics, but Fatherland is very much it’s own story with it’s own unique universe and tale.
And while this book is pretty large, it isn’t long-winded or boring. Never once did I hope it would end soon because I was so engrossed with the p ...more
The world building is epic, the creation of 'Silverlands' stunning, characters you care about, cheer and cry alongside. Also characters you loathe! This was a complex novel with twists and turns, but without confusion.
I was immersed from the first chapter. Hooked by the unique style and imagery. Bravo, Ginevra!
This book managed to set extremely high expectations for me in the begining chapters, and continued to exceed them as the story developed.
I tend to pride myself in knowing exactly where the author intends to go with a certain character or a plot twist, though this is the first time I was at a ...more
It was easy to read and provided many things to be excited about, narrative wise. The characters are all unique and fleshed out. I am not gonna mention my favs here because I don't want to spoil too much but yeah, I defo grew attached to some of em, whilst also absolutely hating a few to the point where I actually go ...more
Ginevra Mancinelli was born in 1992 in Rome, Italy, to a Filipino mother and an Italian father. Growing up between France and Switzerland, she studied Literature, Foreign Languages and eventually graduated from Law school in Lausanne, Switzerland. Abandoning the idea of becoming a magistrate after witnessing the system's idleness in a case involving racial prejudice against a black student, Mancin...more