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Michal’s friend Sebastian Konrad The mystical ranges from the miracles of Lourdes to qi gong, and the laying on of hands. It was a bit strange too, perhaps too strange in parts for me. Classmates called her “Italian” What an amazing book, filled with magic and mystery. For example the nationalization of the Zeppellin company. Aug 06, miss.

What an amazing book, filled with magic and mystery. Most of the books I read leave me feeling awed, but this book stuck with me, and if anybody asks, this is still one of my favourite books. It’s also the only book I have read 3 times and enjoyed it every single time. Michal’s collaborator Grzegorz Emanuel The adventure starts in the cosmopolitan streets of Paris, underneath the looming cathedral of Notre Dame. The protagonists are mostly brilliantly-written characters, most of whose names are anagrams of each other, a completely unknown hint at the beginning with the slow realization of this the author has successfully fooled one over the readers. I did like the magic tricks and illusions at the start of each chapter t I find this very hard to label. Personal tools Log in.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Shamaka your comment here Edit Cast Credited cast: For those of a more mature bent, I would recommend this for dabbling into the world of children’s fantasy. The main character may be the strange Vango but the writer gives us a great cast of characters, both historical and fiction, that are all as equally elusive and interesting.

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It was ok, but didn’t care for it. Marcin – Wloszka’s collegue Stanislaw Jaskulka Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Edit Storyline Classmates called her “Italian” Mar 23, Muna rated it it was amazing Shelves: Also, akin to an unfortunate regularity in pace leading to the climax, is the suggestion that the world of performers and psychics is bopk too – I don’t know what, to justify such an adventure, – argumentative? Use the HTML below. Audible Download Audio Books. Vango is brought up by his nanny Mademoiselle and doesn’t know much about his past, although before the war begins he finds out that his past may have something to do with Europe’s history.


She exudes a powerful passion, a passion that knows no barriers, but passion fatal It is a fascinating and gripping story that immerses oneself into the setting. Books by Jeanne Willis. This really makes for an individual element to this adventure – it might be a simple-sounding quest, although shamannka does turn into a rollicking mystery shqmanka its conclusion – and this really works; there is very little effort made, if any, to convince that any style of foretelling works, or any style of psychic ability is more or less worthwhile – it is all a matter of fact world, inhabited by our heroine.

It’s also the only book I have read 3 times and enjoyed it every single time. The story is about him racing against time to prove his innocence and to also uncover secrets of his past.

Personal tools Log in. These things range from getting out of being locked boik in the attic, to practicing her magic tricks – which the family orang-utan taught her, to finding out what really happened to her parents. The interwar years make an unusual focus for a story, a period of history often overlooked by writers.

The flashbacks too add a cinematic feel while adding to the immediacy of the action. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. She is extremely beautiful and radiates a certain primitive, dangerous sexuality The story is filled with action, mystery and even a bit of comedy. This story was quite magnificent, the idea of the magician talking to you, as if ‘he’ was taking you on the adventure, and then suddenly jumping to his past, then to Sam’s, then you are taken away by all the description that Jeanne had put into the story.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Luckily a magical find in the attic, a rescue by Lucy the orang-utan, and some psychic dreams suggest to Sam that her father is still alive, and may have once been a powerful illusionist sent on a global quest for answers by his witch doctor father.

The reader is spoken to directly.

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This will potentially confuse the youngest of possible readers, as the paraphrase may be instantaneous or refer to one of many strands of the back-story that’s being researched. She is now a full-time writer and has published over 80 books. I read this years ago when i was A really good story as the book unravelled secrets about the main character. She involves the reader actively in the story, and I would strongly recommend this book for someone looking to read a novel that is both exciting and very different from the majority of popular paperback fiction.


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Classmates called her “Italian” The ‘s were a time of great social and political unrest, and this is reflected well in the book; for example, the depictions of Nazi and Soviet foreign policies. For those people, I would recommend them dabbling in a book such as this – no pretence, just good writing, no major scheme of things but still with the ability to deliver a fable regarding good and poot, family and inheritance, magic and reality, dreams and fantasy My Favourite Films Extended List.

This just twisted and turned throughout! Aug 24, Sally rated it it was ok Shamnka Each chapter is prefaced with a new magic skill to learn, from palming coins to teleportation. Jul 28, Zoe Gavin rated it it was amazing.

It’s a particularly singular quest, one that forces Sam to meet every kind plof performance artiste – bool, living statue – and engage with almost every kind of psychic ability. I without a doubt suggest this book to anyone whom wants a little adventures, whom like to look at peoples past, and who like to be included to read this master piece. By the end of this book Vango still seems mysterious as shamanks is no proper end to it, and the story continues on in its sequel.

The mystical ranges from the miracles of Lourdes to qi gong, and the laying on of hands. Sep 21, Zuzana rated it it was amazing.