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  • Isle of the Lost

  • A Descendants Prequel
  • By: Melissa De La Cruz
  • Narrated by: Sophia Carson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 774
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 662
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 653

Twenty years ago all the evil villains were banished from the kingdom of Auradon and made to live in virtual imprisonment on the Isle of the Lost. The island is surrounded by a magical force field that keeps the villains and their descendants safely locked up and away from the mainland. Life on the island is dark and dreary. It is a dirty, decrepit place left to rot and forgotten by the world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best book ever

  • By Charlotte Hart Hubbs on 05-11-15

Interesting Story...

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-21-15

I found the narration choices a little distracting at first, but I came to appreciate the performance more as it went along. I think the narrator did a decent job with creating distinct voices for the various characters, but when she got to long sections of exposition she tended get a bit breathy and melodramatic,but that did not spoil the listening experience for me.Also, I thought the story was interesting and well paced. The character development was balanced well for all of the main characters, and the internal mythology of the story is fully explained. Finally, I would recommend this title to anyone who likes the Descendants or even to people who just like the Disney animated films that premise revolves around.

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