Official Review: The Falconer's Apprentice

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Re: Featured Official Review: The Falconer's Apprentice

Post by Jade1692 » 22 Aug 2019, 09:46

Great review, I particularly loved how you pointed out how the book was structured, using passages from another book as headers for each section. The first time I saw this done was with Marilyn Manson's autobiography The Long Hard Road Out of Hell, in which he structures each new section of the book off of Dante's Divine Comedy

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Post by taylorferraro » 23 Aug 2019, 09:15

This sounds like a really interesting book from the way that you review it! I'm not normally into historical fiction like this, and I try to stay away from anything predating the 1800's, but you actually make it sound appealing. Thanks for the review, and definitely adding it to the want to read shelf on here!

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Post by kdstrack » 24 Aug 2019, 19:14

The original writings at the beginning of each chapter go a long way towards enhancing the fictional parts of the story. This is a unique and intriguing structure. I enjoyed your review. Great job!

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Post by larue6358 » 26 Aug 2019, 09:04

Thank you for this review! I enjoy historical fiction, but this is about a historical figure I know nothing about. Adding it to my TBR, and looking forward to reading it.

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Post by Falconcrest » 27 Aug 2019, 07:03

Thanks for a great review. This appears to be a phenomenal read. I am really looking forward to read this book.

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Post by LauraLeeWasHere » 28 Aug 2019, 19:58

I'd heard of this book but was having difficulty finding an honest review of it. Something that goes beyond the basic "it' so wonderful" book cover "review". Thanks for your input and info.
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Post by iknwuzoh » 29 Aug 2019, 08:13

This book seems to be well structured. A book exploring the times of Frederick II. Thanks for the review.

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Post by Bhaskins » 01 Sep 2019, 10:53

I don’t normally like historical fiction but this sounds good.
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Post by sarahmarlowe » 01 Sep 2019, 21:27

This sounds like a wonderful historical fiction novel! I especially like that the author included excerpts from a falconry book. That brings in another level of history to connect readers to the story. Wonderful review!
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Post by Purti10 » 07 Sep 2019, 08:32

According to the reviewer, this is a well-written, well-researched and a well structured historical book. I love reading historical books, and from the storyline it sounds very interesting.Thanks for the review!

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Post by Sana Rabbani » 08 Sep 2019, 01:49

This review makes me to read the book. It seems like a brilliant book already. So, yeah It's going to be on my lists! Thank You! for providing such a good description about the book.

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Post by Sayano » 12 Sep 2019, 01:50

It does sound like a clever book, based on your descriptions. One thing I do enjoy about historical fiction is being able to relate to characters from a different place and time, so I like that you highlighted that aspect of the book as well 👍👍👍👍

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Post by LeDiplomatique » 13 Sep 2019, 08:43

great review you have there!

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Post by djr6090 » 13 Sep 2019, 09:37

Great Review. You stated that you were surprised how little the celebration changed since medieval times. How do you know that? Is there something in the book, or have you been to a festival?

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Post by racelaine » 14 Sep 2019, 15:38

I really like the sound of this story. I'm always interested in historical fiction books, and this sounds like a pretty unique one.
Thank you for the wonderful review!

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