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The Thief


Newbery Medal winning fantasy, set in a world not unlike Ancient Greece, complete with interfering Gods and Goddesses. The King's magus believes he ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.000

Very good first book in a series

by MomOfSix on Aug 23, 2009

I almost quit reading this book because the character, Gen, was so cocky as he told his own story. But I stuck with it, and I am glad I did. The end was a surprise indeed. Before you start this book, be warned; it is the first of a series, and each book is better than the last. The other books ... More


surprising and fresh

by GoluxGirl on Jan 16, 2008

I must disagree with the other reviewer by saying this is a well-written book, with an interesting plot and likable characters. If, however, you are chiefly a fan of high-concept epic fantasy, this is not the novel for you. Look instead for titles by David Eddings, Raymond Feist, or R.A. Salvatore. ... More


An unsatisfying read

by mbunce on Jan 8, 2008

I bought this book off of a list of recommended fantasy that NPR had on its site. I've been stagnant in my fantasy reading so I thought I'd try something different. This book bills itself for young adult readers. I've got no problem with that as I'd read any good book regardless of the target age ... More

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