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- By: Trudi Canavan
- Narrated by: Grant Cartwright, Hannah Norris
- Length: 17 hrs and 30 mins
In a world where an industrial revolution is powered by magic, Tyen, a student of archaeology, unearths a sentient book called Vella. Once a young sorcerer-bookbinder, Vella was transformed into a useful tool by one of the greatest sorcerers of history. Since then she has been collecting information, including a vital clue to the disaster Tyen’s world faces.Elsewhere, in an land ruled by priests, Rielle the dyer’s daughter has been taught that to use magic is to steal from the Angels.
- By MissRed on 06-14-14
I plan to return this one
Dual story lines. One is interesting but moves way too slow. The other story line is boring until the last 2 chapters and moves even slower. If 60% of the fluff was cut out and the story advanced more in this book, then I think it would have been good.