cat63 (cat63) wrote in 50bookchallenge,
cat63
cat63
50bookchallenge

Book 56 for 2012

The Ragwitch by Garth Nix. 396 pages.

When Julia finds a rag doll in a ball of feathers on the beach, she and her brother Paul are unwittingly dragged into a war in a another world…

Like everything I've read by Garth Nix this book is nicely constructed in both character , worldbuilding and plot and at times the tension was such that I had to put the book down for a bit and go and do something else before I could bear to read on. Which is daft, but shows how good the writing is, I think.
Tags: fantasy, young adult
Subscribe

  • Book #15: Labyrinth by Kate Mosse

    Labyrinth by Kate Mosse My rating: 3 of 5 stars I read this book years ago, and decided that lockdown was a perfect time to read it again. I…

  • Book #14: North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

    North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book opens with the heroine, Margaret Hale, being uprooted from her idyllic…

  • Book 31 - 2019

    Book 31: The Land Before Avocado: Journeys in a lost Australia by Richard Glover - 269 pages Description from bookdepository.co.uk: There's…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments