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A Shadow on the Glass by Ian Irvine
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This is book 1 in a tetralogy, so the author spends a lot of time on world-building and historical back-notes. Yet we do get to know the main characters, Llian and Karan, quite well. i thought all the major characters seem fairly nuanced--real people with flaws and strengths, warts and virtues.

I thought some of the interminable journeying could have been condensed, but the events in the escapes and chases did help develop the characters and their relationships with each other.

I certainly enjoyed this enough and am intrigued enough to continue the series.

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Reading Progress

July 11, 2013 – Started Reading
July 11, 2013 – Shelved
July 15, 2013 –
page 94
July 17, 2013 –
page 319
July 18, 2013 –
page 545
July 18, 2013 – Shelved as: fantasy
July 18, 2013 – Finished Reading

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