Tag: children’s book

The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander: Book Review

My Review My Rating: 3/5 The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander is a nice, simple fantasy story. The main character’s voice made little sense and his gollum-like companion was irritating. It was fun to read, for the most part, but I don’t think I will be continuing this series. I never read The Book

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The Tombs of Atuan by Ursula K. Le Guin: A Review

My Review My Rating: 3/5 The Tombs of Atuan is not the best fantasy sequel ever written. The first third of this book by Ursula K. Le Guin is slow and dull. Ged coming into the story makes it more interesting but that’s probably just because we know the character. The ending of The Tombs

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A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin: Book Review

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My Review My Rating 4/5 A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin was a wonderful read. I love classic fantasy for the simplicity. It differs greatly to modern fantasy as it ‘tells’ much of the story rather than ‘showing’ it, but this is not a weakness of the novel. The world in A

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The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis: Book Review

My Review My Rating: 3/5 The rating for the story of The Last Battle by C. S. Lewis itself would be a 4, however there was just too much stuff (that many have gone into before me so I won’t write about it) that spoilt it. As a fantasy story, however, and ignoring all of

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The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis: Book Review

My Review My Rating: 2/5 One of these stars is for the worldbuilding aspect of The Horse and His Boy by C. S. Lewis – we saw more of Narnia and the lands beyond as well as a little from the kings and queens we know from The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. The second

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