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What I mean is rather: It was the grip in which one held those fragments that counted. Superfluous, like the author was like, “what else finnikim I add to add tension or realism? Jan 23, jillz rated it did not like it. As a matter of fact, this is where, I met one of my favorite female characters, Phaedra. Apr 23, Kristalia rated it it was amazing Recommended to Kristalia by: I need to respect the hero to care what happens to him.

I love her, she is just amazing and fantastic character.

I feel like I’ve already wasted enough mental energy slogging through scene after unnecessary scene of melodramatic dialog and sweeping generalizations in place of compelling content. I know it was marvhetta, but I actually felt like that. There is prison rape, the whole captive village is killing off and sometimes just pretending to kill off their daughters to not see them get raped, and none of the rape was really that necessary to the plot. There are sweet moments, horrifying moments and moments of the greatest hope.


No, nothing like that – even if we are faced with prison mines, a battlefield, a refugee camp plagued by deathly illness. It began ,archetta royal family being slayed, and with witch cursing the land in her dying moments. You know, I wish Melina Marchetta would be more lx of my mind – it’s exhausting, having it blown all the time.

Even if it is for the astounding amount of beautiful pa. Before Finn does this there is a hint that he is very knowledgeable about women, which bugged.

She carries a heavy burden, of which is unbeknownst to the reader for most of the novel, but she is resolute in her quest to restore the kingdom of Lumatere. Book [text, volume]Online – Google Books.

I know lots of people love Marchetta, but in this book lots of people love Evanjalin too, and I think in both instances I’m just not drinking the right Kool-aid. Apr 03, Ali rated it did not like it. finnioin

Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta

At other times, talking of sexual abuse seems to be normal and the characters are unabashed about it. The world building is amazing.

We’re going to kill you! The kingdoms, the places, the religion, the magic Cite this Email this Add to favourites Print this page.

I commend her, too. Yeah thank you very much Melina Marchetta for the biggest lump in my throat for hours on end reading this. And then later said thief-and-attempted-rapist is “redeemed” somewhat he doesn’t actually do anything, he even admits that he would sell out almost anyone in an instant and Evanjalin is super worried about where he is and wants him near her and just It left a bad impression from page 1, but if the rest of the book rose above it then it could be forgiven like in Kristin Cashore’s Graceling, whose map has countries more-or-less called North, South, East and West, but the characters and world itself make up for it.


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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Give it a try, I’m sure it won’t disappoint. Naturally, this sort of thing isn’t a problem for an author like Melina Marchetta.

Explanations of and in this fantasy world were few and far-between.

How do I find a book? I think I would have enjoyed the revelations about characters. It was way too slow. And what does everyone do after learning about the aforementioned manipulation and lies?

The world building is just so many layers of fascinating. Here are a few things that happen to this girl: Sep 25, K. Daughters being killed so they wouldn’t be raped. Finnikin, now in the present day feels a calling to travel to the Cloister of Lagrami in Sendecane.