Book Reviews of Prospero's Children (Fern Capel, Bk 1)

Prospero's Children (Fern Capel, Bk 1)
Prospero's Children - Fern Capel, Bk 1
Author: Jan Siegel
ISBN-13: 9780345439017
ISBN-10: 0345439015
Publication Date: 5/2/2000
Pages: 368
Rating:
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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3.5 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Del Rey
Book Type: Hardcover
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I had actually read Dragon Charmer before this one, but still found this one to drag a bit at times. Overall, a good read, when added to the entire series.
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This is a beautiful work of fantasy by an author who obviously loves words. Her characters are believable and the narrative flows perfectly.
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GOOD FANTASY. INCORPORATES ALANTIS LEGEND INTO PRESENT DAY ADVENTURE. YOUNG HEROINE. NO LANGUAGE, VIOLENCE OR SEX TO PREVENT TEENAGE READERS.
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Exciting fantasy. The end was not very satisfying, but that is the nature of these series. Hope to read the books that follow it.
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A little slow in the beginning, otherwise a good read.
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Fern and Will, the children of a feckless art dealer, find themselves sharing the remote farmhouse he has inherited with his current, and sinister, mistress. Something snuffles outside; a stone in the garden, which bears an odd resemblance to a passing tramp, moves in the night; a wolfish dog befriends them. Dreams and sleepwalking and the most remarkable videotape ever watched provide 16-year-old Fern with evidence that the world is not the controllable, rational place she thought it was--and that her own future is to be altogether more remarkable, and full of pain and wisdom, than she has expected.
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I really didn't enjoy this book. I read a lot of mythical fantasy and science fiction books, but this one just didn't meet my standards. It took a while for the story to really pick up, but once it did, I wasn't as interested as I thought it would be. I forced my way through to the end; and I would never ruin it for you, but the ending just pissed me off! (Just not my cup of tea I guess.) I won't be reading the rest of the series, but give it a shot and see what you think.
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got the book as a gift, never got to read it