This book has it all, a charming and witty (although skinless) hero, a tough and resourceful side-kick, lots of interesting supporting characters and an engrossing story.
The scene where Skuldugery's side-kick was trying to escape the underground house was a lot of fun.
Great reader....Great story....sooo many twists and turns. Oliver Potzsch is one of the best authors in the genre of hystorical period mystery. You are truly never sure if the protagonist is going to survive long enough to solve the mystery.
High Level of Suspense with low predictability, such as:
Books by the late great Stieg Larsson (e.g. Girl With a Dragon Tattoo)
Maze Runner series by James Dashner (youth novel)
Anything by Patrick Carman (children to younger teen)
Any book by Clive Cussler
Game of Thrones series (if you can take persistent and high level brutality)Historical
Roma Sub Rosa series by Steven Saylor (twists and turns in Ancient Rome)
Falco Mystery series by Lindsey Davis (Ancient Rome with humor)
Amelia Peabody series by Elizabeth Peters (particularly the early books)
River God series by Wilbur Smith (top notch storytelling and best books to take on a long road trip)
Sano Ichiro books by Laura Joh Rowland
Virtually all of the scenes in the city with the Beggars, Monk and other characters of Regensburg.
It is a tie between the King of the Beggars and the Regensburg Executioner. Both characters were brave, loyal, risk-takers and consciencous.
I enjoyed all of the characters and the interesting story. I did not read the reference book first and look forward to listening to Little Fuzzy.
It made me take greater interest. I do not regularly read Fantasy, so was immediately intrigued by the idea of a classic and its updated treatment.
I do to know, but make both movies.
I enjoy the protagonist, who is an independent woman ahead of her time. I also love her grandfather.
The heroine learning to care for herself against obstacles, familial and sinister.
She is very good, brings distinction to each character. I can see each character in my imagination.
The story and reader kept me spellbound throughout the book. I am eager to acquire the next book in the series.
The teenage Miss Lumley (Lumeroo) was captivating as the protagonist and narrator.
I like the full book title minus the book number and hope that a screenplay or made-for-television mini-series is in the works.
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