(EBOOK/PDF) [Ironhand] È Charlie Fletcher
I just finished revisiting this terrific fantasy via audiobook brilliantly narrated by Jim Dale Here s my review of the Kindle edition which I read last yearThis is the second installment of Charlie Fletcher s Stoneheart trilogy which is set in an alternate London or un London that is embedded in the real present day London but cannot be seen by ordinary Londoners because they don t expect to see such fantastic things as animated statues and argoyles at war It s sort of a middle Understanding Women grade counterpart to Neil Gaiman s NeverwhereIt s beautifully written there s plenty of action and the dialogue is excellent Like the first book it s a fast paced page turner for all ages from about 10 on up I read the Kindle edition but I also have the audiobook narra 25 stars After really liking this first book in this series Stoneheart I didn t like this one nearly as much somewhere between it was okay and I liked it hence the 25 stars It just didn t hold my intrest as much as the first one and I am not sure why I think the writing isood the magical elements are interesting and the audio version I listened to was narrated by Jim Dale who did his usual excellent job I just found myself drifting off and losing interest for portion of the book Bottomline it wasn t bad it just also wasn t reat Brilliant book 2 in an awesome middle rade trilogy As a rule I don t like fantasy but when it clicks it clicks and I loved this seuel to Stoneheart George has broken a statue being an idiot and set off an age old war between spits statues of people and taints statues of creatures in London He befriends Edie a Verdammt verliebt glint someone who can read the emotions of things by touching them and Gunner a statue In this installment Gunner has been imprisoned by the Walke. Now that George Chapman has upset the fragile truce between the warring statues of London he has been drawn into a war that will test his mettle He and Edie alint who can see the past may have succeeded in their uest to find the Stoneheart but their journey is far from overEdie and the Gunner a sta.
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(EBOOK/PDF) Ironhand È Charlie Fletcher
E can t The Way Between the Worlds (The View from the Mirror, get back to his plinth by midnight he s aoner The adventure is well written and energetic so I read it uickly and I m looking forward to finding the third book This is an unbiased review Okaythis was sooo much better and funnier than the first oneThe characters develop a lot and the story Inverloch Volume 4 gets uite interestingI really like George in this onehe can be very interesting and I loved his little relationship with theargoyle SpoutI found it so funny when they tried to communicate with eachotherI liked Edie s I had a The Good and Beautiful God greater appreciation for both the plot and numerous characters after reading this The charactersrew in depth that made me cheer them on hold my breathe and wish them well The ending was a wallop Can t wait to read the final book in this trilogy Giving this five stars even though the story ot a little wandery because the characters and story world remained strong Actually they deepened I just love George and Edie and the Gunner and thought the twists were well thought out and the lore behind the unLondon and rules of the statues world really added to the story and ramped up the stakes Definitely continuing on to the third bookMy WebsiteFind me on FacebookMy YA fantasy seriesbook 1 book 2 I loved this book but unfortunately while I forced myself to stop and jot down some thoughts before starting book 2 I didn t do the same before starting book 3 in the trilogy so I can t recall what happened in which book That said I do recall that there was a lot character development during this book than the first now that the layer of London that our characters are in has been established While the story itself for all of these is probably around 4 stars I ll ive an extra star just for Jim Dale s excellent narratio. Ree challenges the veins will continue up his forearm and eventually pierce through his heartAs George struggles to find the strength within to face the choice he has made to take the Hard Way he is determined to use his power for ood even as others wish to harness it for its reat potential for evi.
R who is trying to The Horse in Celtic Culture get together two ancient stone mirrors for evil purposes The Walker also kidnaps Edie so that she can find a matching stone and is following Ge What a wonderful surprise this book was My 11 year old brought the series because it was cheap and neither of us could put it down The story line was fresh and origional no vampires here The author has very cleverly woven his story though the real streets of London using the statues andargoyles found there are characters in the storyHis main characters are ones kids can relate to making the book very attractive to younger readersI highly recommend this book to all kids and their parents George and Edie of Stoneheart are together briefly in this book before George promises to protect Edie and promptly ets snatched up by a argoyle They spend most of the rest separately There is no dragon this timeThe story was set up in the first book but now wanders a long way from he broke a stone carving off the museum wall as the author finds reasons for the youngsters to run away from things Or people We find a sinister being called the Walker who is a serial killer of Every Boys Dream glints like Evie and naturally enough he is theloating boasting type who doesn t just kill her and Starflight Zero get on with it but looks for power over people and statues This justets into the horror mirror walking realm of the author s other books the Oversight series of historical horrors for adults This was the least interesting part George meanwhile is snatched up by various winged beasts in turn and encouraged to fight duels with knightly statues Again this seems like a filler as it just makes him run around without achieving anything Luckily for the kids the Gunner statue from WW1 is still helping them but if Tue of a World War I soldier have been captured by the Walker and it's up to George to save them But first he must deal with the three strange veins made of marble bronze and stone that have begun to row out of his hand and curl around his wrist Legend has it that unless he successfully completes th.
CA FletcherCharlie Fletcher is the author of Stoneheart shortlisted for the Branford Boase award and longlisted for the Guardian children’s fiction award the seuels Ironhand and Silvertongue and the stand alone YA novel Far Rockaway His first adult novel The Oversight will be published in May 2014 in the US and UKDragon Shield the start of a new trilogy set in the Stoneheart world of London will be published in mid 2014 He’s also a screenwriter for film and television He lives in Edinburgh with one wife two children and a terrier called ArchieHe's twitterable at CharlieFletchrFor information please see