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Strange the Dreamer

Lu par : Steve West
Série : Strange the Dreamer, Volume 1
Durée : 18 h et 20 min
4.5 out of 5 stars (16 notations)

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The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around - and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he's been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, but it would take someone bolder than he to cross half the world in search of it.

Then a stunning opportunity presents itself in the person of a hero called the Godslayer and a band of legendary warriors, and he has to seize his chance or lose his dream forever. What happened in Weep 200 years ago to cut it off from the rest of the world? What exactly did the Godslayer slay that went by the name of god? And what is the mysterious problem he now seeks help in solving? The answers await in Weep, but so do more mysteries - including the blue-skinned goddess who appears in Lazlo's dreams. How did he dream her before he knew she existed? And if all the gods are dead, why does she seem so real?

In this sweeping and breathtaking new novel by National Book Award finalist Laini Taylor, author of the New York Times best-selling Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy, the shadow of the past is as real as the ghosts who haunt the citadel of murdered gods. Fall into a mythical world of dread and wonder, moths and nightmares, love and carnage.

©2017 Laini Taylor (P)2017 Hachette Audio
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  • Dreamer
  • 15/02/2018

Wow wow wow

I almost hated the ending, but it the last chapter saved it. Laini Taylor is a genius!!! I'm glad she was born. Every time I think the story can't possibly get any better, she goes ahead and proves me wrong.

All best stories are sweet, and full of monsters!

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  • 🎧AudiobookFiend
  • 04/10/2018

There is no greater storyteller in all the land...

There is only one author whose books I don’t dare to purchase until her series is completed... Laini Taylor is that author. And the minute Muse Of Nightmares was released, I began Strange The Dreamer.
From her very first word until well past the last, you will be enthralled in her enchantments, reveling in her exquisitely created worlds and plummeting into love with her realer than life characters. There is no greater storyteller in all the land... and she only entrusts her dreams on a page to the best of best. Steve West dazzles here!

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  • Rasmus
  • 06/03/2020

Meandering but great

Wonderful book with some minor flaws. It had a pacing problem towards the end, where it also started pumping out clichés left and right. Dialogue, while always great to listen to, would sometimes linger on something longer than it needed.

Characters were all wonderful. It's impressive how much one can empathise with the main antagonist whilst also loathing them. There is one notable exception here.

**STORY SPOILER**

The main characters empathy towards the godsborn when told about what the godslayer did to them, while in character, made him totally forget about the suffering the people of weep had to endure under the Gods and it was very weird how he totally flipped on an issue when another character blatantly told him about the issue and how much it troubled them.

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 10/09/2019

An enjoyable read.

A good read, personally I felt like the flowery writing didn't bother me, and it actually felt like a breath of fresh air compared to some other books that I've read recently. Characters were decently developed but unfortunately the romance felt very rushed compared to all of the other elements of the book. This also kind of derailed the story for a pretty good chunk, where I feel like other elements should have been just as, if not more important?

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  • Deimante
  • 08/02/2019

Magnificent!

I am completely blown away. What a beautiful story and the way it is told. Flowing like a melody or a river, every word weighted and prerequisite. It fillled my soul with joy and sadness, and left me speechless. You rarely come across a book that consumes you. And the narration was so good, spot on. This book is trully a masterpiece.

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  • maricarmen
  • 30/01/2019

Amazing

Beautifully written and read. The story and the prose are just wonderful. Don’t miss it

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  • Marcus
  • 27/05/2018

Half baked

First if all, Steve West is always good. That was not the problem.

The problem with this book is that it starts of great, struggles with where to go from there and finally ends it all with a cliffhanger, leaving the listener annoyed, rather than intrigued.

Not recommended.

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  • Anuja
  • 11/06/2017

Absolutely spellbinding!

This was my first time trying an audiobook and I couldn't have chosen a better one! the story was enchanting and beautifully written. Unpredictable and very very magical..

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  • lea
  • 01/04/2017

a very Laini book , incredibly pleasing

Oo good gardener save me,
the plums are to sweet on the edge of being rotten and my bed is all singed with the gosts closing in.

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  • Anonymer Hörer
  • 14/08/2019

Could have been great if not for the narrator.

While I really enjoyed the story, I did not like the narrator at all. He made all female characters sound like little naive girls and I am definitely not going to listen to the second book (I will read it though).

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