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Uprooted Audiobook

Uprooted

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Publisher's Summary

A dark enchantment blights the land.

Agnieszka loves her village, set deep in a peaceful valley. But the nearby enchanted forest casts a shadow over her home. Many have been lost to the Wood, and none returns unchanged. The villagers depend on an ageless wizard, the Dragon, to protect them from the forest's dark magic. However, his help comes at a terrible price. One young village woman must serve him for 10 years, leaving all she values behind.

Agnieszka fears her dearest friend, Kasia, will be picked at the next choosing, for she's everything Agnieszka is not - beautiful, graceful and brave. Yet when the Dragon comes, it's not Kasia he takes.

©2016 Naomi Novik (P)2016 Macmillan Digital Audio

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    rebecca wheeler 04-07-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Thoroughly enjoyed!"

    Brilliant Narration, and a story that resembles a dark fairy tale, enjoyed this thoroughly. Highly recommend.

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    jaki 01-18-17
    jaki 01-18-17 Member Since 2014
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    "confused about the hugely varied reviews? read thi"

    Ok so the first 5 chapters she is a bit whiney and whinge repetitively about her predicament. he's a miserable negative pratt but do stick with it. the book totally redeems itself soon after and it's a great book. The narrator is perfect for the character, at once whimsical and aloof and real too so you feel you know agnieshka. I'm sure I spelt that wrong, ah well. The wood is fascinating and the magic gets better and better. a highly engaging book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    monika 07-06-16
    monika 07-06-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Truly enchanting"

    A wonderful and engulfing story with so many perfect little details narrated masterfully

    would recommend to everyone, especially fantasy enthusiasts

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Gabrielle Harvey-Jones
    5/18/16
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    "Highly recommended!"

    Truly magical and completely engrossing! Really loved it and very sad as I came to its end! Beautifully written and very well read! A complete delight! Where are the rest of her books, please?

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • nicole
    United Kingdom
    7/11/16
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    "Exceptional epic fantasy"

    Despite listening to over 300 books a year, I've only found two new fantasy authors I'd really recommend in 2016. This is a beautifully narrated story with hints of probably Russian folk tales, though I don't know where or how varied the author's influences. It feels like the literary equivalent or a monsoon in the desert.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Stanisla
    9/16/16
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    "Awful"

    I'd recommend this book to anyone who for reasons beyond my comprehension likes Twilight saga. Same story of hardly of age girl suddenly finding herself very special and in love with some mysterious hundred year old man. Which I personally find far from fascinating, but dull and degrading. I've also discovered what seems the only disadvantage of an audio book - you can suddenly find yourself listening to a "his firm thigh between my legs" passage without being able to flick through the pages to escape it.
    I deeply regret buying this book and my own habit of not being able to put down a story I've started to read or listen.

    11 of 17 people found this review helpful
  • Jessica
    5/10/17
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    "Stunning story"
    If you could sum up Uprooted in three words, what would they be?

    Gripping, fantastic, satisfying


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    The Dragon, he was really complex and intriguing to get to know.


    What about Katy Sobey’s performance did you like?

    Her voice was perfectly emotive and fit the character well.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes! I couldn't wait to keep listeneing to it.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Kate
    4/3/17
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    "Amazing and Addictive! Bought the book as well!"

    I bought this as I've loved Naomi Novik's Temeraire series for years. I wondered if she could wow as much with a standalone book and I think she's surpassed herself! Absorbing characters, a complex universe that could go well beyond the one book and I love the narrator, too. She captures the voice of the protaganist so well.

    Thoroughly recommend this book! Grabs you instantly and holds you throughout. I only wish she'd done more!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sibhy
    3/28/17
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    "wonderful"

    wonderful story captures your interest from the beginning till the end. definitely worth the listen

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sam A. Bell
    Rotterdam, Zuid Holland Netherlands
    3/21/17
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    "Wonderful"

    Wonderfully written and read. Probably one of the best narrations I've heard. Will be looking out for more by this author and narrator.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • P. Harvey-Field
    3/15/17
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    "Magical"

    Loved this story, reminds me of the old, traditional fairytales I loved as a child except a more 'grown up' version.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Shannon Richards
    2/21/17
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    "wonderful,brilliant and beautiful."

    could not get enough! I just wish there was more of it! no doubt I will listen to it again!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Camille Muris-Prime
    2/12/17
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    "very enjoyable"

    I very much enjoyed this book even if the romantic relationship wasn't developed well enough.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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