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Bloodsong (Bloodtide, Bk 2)
Bloodsong - Bloodtide, Bk 2
Author: Melvin Burgess
Fifteen-year-old Sigurd, son of King Sigmund, is the last surviving member of the Volson clan. His father's kingdom -- the former city of London -- is gone. And his father's knife, a gift from Odin himself, has been shattered to dust.  — Now, Odin's eye is upon him. Armed with a powerful sword forged from the remnants of his fath...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781416936169
ISBN-10: 1416936165
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 384
Edition: Reprint
Reading Level: Young Adult
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Publisher: Simon Pulse
Book Type: Paperback
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Reviewed by Randstostipher "tallnlankyrn" Nguyen for TeensReadToo.com

In this post-apocalyptic world, war and corruption thrive, as the innocent people who occupy it must adapt. England has been torn apart and two families, Niberlin and Portland, are still worrisome toward one another, even though there is a truce intact.

The answer to saving this chaotic world lies with one person, the "chosen one," "the hero," - Sigurd, son of King Sigmund. The only surviving Volson, Sigurd's only chance in reuniting this torn country is by doing one simple thing...slay a dragon. Simple? Not so much.

Throw in three lovely lady distractions, resurrections, technologically-based animals and humans who aren't so human (including a human-turned-dragon) and a protagonist who is part lion, and it's all a little complicated.

On the surface, BLOODSONG looks like the normal adventure based on the heroic cycle, where the main character goes on a journey to accomplish one thing, slay the nemesis. However, in this case it's a technologically advanced dragon.

BLOODSONG begins a generation after BLOODTIDE. But nothing is different from the first time period. There is still blood, war, and love. With those elements, Melvin Burgess creates a complex world that is so imaginative and advanced that it feels like you are in an action-packed video game. And when you finish, you just have to sit back and say WHOA!


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