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The Wolf and the Woodsman

Ava Reid ↠ 9 READ

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a panera something like six while crying real actual tears every half hour or so I read the entire thing in a single breath just a non stop free fall that I wanted to never end and then of course it did and I was so very sad the book s characterization so very sad The book s characterization moving the plot just snaps and the prose sings on every single line and the depth and complexity of the worldbuilding just makes me feel like I have to lie down all over again I love Evike with such ferocity her will to survive the way she navigates the world with the stories passed down to her Will definitely appeal to fans of Kate Arden Naomi Novik and Madeline Miller I cannot WAIT for this book to drop so that I can get a shiny new copy with a beautiful cover and read the whole thing over again As a personal note Reid does an amazingly deft job of portraying someone caught between two worldviews a fact that I very much identified with as a biracialbi ethnic individual UPDATE I just read the revision and it s even perfect truly truly perfect everyone better get on this before the inevitable ENORMOUS FRANCHISE AND FILM AND COMICS AND GAME ADAPTATIONS THAT WILL BE ABSOLUTELY 100% DESERVEDMy friend wrote this and it is extremely good Oh this book It s one of this transportive delicious books that completely engrossed me for a full day I read it in one sitting The descript. Hen soldiers arrive from the Holy Order of Woodsmen to claim a pagan girl for the king’s blood sacrifice Évike is betrayed by her fellow villagers and surrenderedBut when monsters attack the Woodsmen and their captive en route slaughtering everyone but Évike and the cold one eyed captain they have no choice but to rely on each other Except he’s no ordinary Woodsman he’s the disgraced prince Gáspár Bárány whose father needs pagan magic to consolidate his power Gáspár fears that his cruelly zealous brother plans to seize the throne and instigate a violent reign that would damn the pagans and the Get ready for this one friends I don t even know where start with this one THE WOLF AND THE WOODSMAN is brilliant A perfect intersection of lore storytelling and heart This is a story about stories and about the way that stories shape nations heart This is a story about stories and about the way that stories shape nations and societies TWATW is bloody and heartwrenching gorgeous and horrifying all at once I spent much of the book with my shoulders tensed p to my ears afraid to read the next page Reid s prose is so lyrical it swallows you whole The world building is complex rich with lore and stories and hard to swallow dynamics of oppression and hate vike is a perfect protagonist to see this world through outcast and instrumental all at once I can t wait for others to dive headfirst into gruesome magical blood thirsty world and I can t wait to read all of Reid s future books If they re anywhere near as incredible as her debut I know I ll be amazed It s not every day your friend writes a book So when one does you write a review asserting that the writing is in fact impeccable and everyone should preorder it pretty please I will try very hard not to give away any spoilersI had the incredible good fortune to read a super early version of this book Almost a year later I still think about it all the time I was hooked from the first paragraph to the point where I played hooky from work for the first time in my entire adult life just so I co. In the vein of Naomi Novik’s New York Times bestseller Spinning Silver and Katherine Arden’s national bestseller The Bear and the Nightingale this Another Turn of the Crank unforgettable debut inspired by Hungarian history and Jewish mythology follows a young pagan woman with hidden powers and a one eyed captain of the Woodsmen as they form annlikely alliance to thwart a tyrant In her forest veiled pagan village Évike is the only woman without power making her an outcast clearly abandoned by the gods The villagers blame her corrupted bloodline her father was a Yehuli man one of the much loathed servants of the fanatical king Ions of the world of this BOOK ARE LUSH AND BEAUTIFUL AND are lush and beautiful and somehow austere The love story at its center is captivating but it s the politicalcultural subtext that makes this book such a gem It can be read on so Many Levels A Beautiful Book Why Yes levels A beautiful book why yes am absolutely obsessed with the fact that so many dark woodsy books with wolf in the title seem to be coming out in 2021 for someone who hates living in hungary i sure add books mentioning hungary awfully fasteven tho i have no idea how this is related to hungarian history but ig i ll find out I m lucky enough to have read an earlier version of this book Reid is a good friend and great writer and I m excited to see this beautiful book out in the world The lush descriptions and focus on folklore and storytelling should please fans of Naomi Novik who are looking for something similar but that skews a little darker in toneWhile some of the plot elements are very much on the adult side I would hazard a guess that adult fans of YA and of crossover fiction will find a lot to love here in this story of divided loyalties enemies to lovers and finding one s place in the worldThe mythological elements of Wolf are to die for so richly woven into the narrative A beautiful Native Son unflinchingnputdownable exploration of power mythology and faith Also one of the very best enemies to lovers stories I have ever read Absolutely extraordinary. Ehuli alike As the son of a reviled foreign The White Paternoster, And Other Stories ueen Gáspárnderstands what it’s like to be an outcast and he and Évike make a tenuous pact to stop his brotherAs their mission takes them from the bitter northern tundra to the smog choked capital their mutual loathing slowly turns to affection bound by a shared history of alienation and oppression However trust can easily turn to betrayal and as Évike reconnects with her estranged father and discovers her own hidden magic she and Gáspár need to decide whose side they’re on and what they’re willing to give p for a nation that never cared for them at ,