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Book Review: The Winter of the Witch by Katherine Arden (Winternight Trilogy #3)

Book reviews By March 22, 2019 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

Brimful of the deep-winter magic and folkloric elements I loved in her first two Winternight books, Katherine Arden’s trilogy culminates in a truly spellbinding finale with The Winter of the Witch. Moscow is in flames, leaving its people searching for answers – and someone to blame. Vasilisa, a girl with extraordinary gifts, must flee for her life, pursued by those…

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Book Review: The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden (Winternight Trilogy #2)

Book reviews By February 22, 2019 Tags: , , , , , 2 Comments

The Girl in the Tower continues the story of Vasilisa (Vasya) Petrovna which began with The Bird and the Nightingale. It sees Vasya far from her childhood home of Lesnaya Zemlya and alone in a world of warring factions. The court of the Grand Prince of Moscow is plagued by power struggles and rumours of unrest. Meanwhile bandits roam the…

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Book Review: The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden (Winternight Trilogy #1)

Book reviews By February 21, 2019 Tags: , , , , , 2 Comments

The Bear and the Nightingale had been on my TBR shelf for far too long but with the final book in the Winternight Trilogy out last month, I decided to spend some of my winter nights reading all three books. Here’s what the first one is about: In a village at the edge of the wilderness of northern Russia, where the…

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