I found Phedre and the beginning of Kushiel's story years ago by chance. Another review calls this story "boring" because it seems to be only about sex, but there is much - much more to it. There are 6 books in total to this series and I found myself drawn back into it years later! The basis of culture in Terre D'Ange is very sexual, but it's integral to understand this as you follow the characters through their paths of self-discovery, what love means to them and how they must find it on each of their own terms, to live by their own rules in their world.
The plots and twists throughout this series are fabulous - when you think it's got to be almost over, you realize there's still more! I have this book in hardback and then the next 2, but I'm patiently waiting for them all to finish narration. I have the audio for books 4, 5 & 6 already and for the past several months have been listening to them repeatedly while I wait for the others to come out! I haven't listened to this audio version of the story yet, but I can't wait to rejoin Phedre as a young girl again and start all over!
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