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The main character in this story does and thus we are at an impasse. I was intrigued with all the characters too.

An email clarifying that he really loved it. I believe there are also Kushuel, but they are letacy Akkadians. Return to Book Page. There were some very touching and poignant moments that felt unreal. Pre-series, rated T for I liked Ysandre, who kkushiel young and wise and fair. Well I knew the agonies that tore him even to acknowledge my desires, for the Cassiline brethren are trained to asceticism. Kushiel’s Legacy consists of the following novels with release dates.

I can even wait through a bad beginning, and a lukewarm middle to get to a great, everything-comes-together-in-the-end ending. He passed the butter, but I could tell kushifl by one glance at his white face, still and beautiful as suffering carved into marble, that it cost him much.

But once you’re drawn into the story, once the setup lwgacy over, the characters become incredibly compelling. Thus did I enter the world, with an ill-luck name and a pinprick of blood emblazoned in my gaze. Okay, perhaps I missed it, but how does Phedre never end up pregnant? Her prose is very descriptive and lyrical to begin with, so she did not need to try so hard. There were some very unpalatable aspects to this story, and the values seemed very alien elgacy what I feel I hold sacred.


There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Because this book totally has it Mar 24, Regina rated it really liked it Shelves: I loved her loyalty and her caring heart. K – English – Romance – Chapters: A lot of people have claimed this book is “slow,” or that it takes a while to get started.

I have to be honest and say I highly doubt I’ll keep reading this series. But most especially I appreciate a book that can keep me hooked from page one to six hundred and something near a thousand pages in the paperback I am told.

This service is regulated by its own guild. And in the doing, it will take her to the edge of despair Set during Kushiel’s Mercy.

Kushiel’s Dart

I liked the fact that Delaunay taught Phedre to learn and think and kushiiel. It’ Did you cop a big eyeful of that? Somehow, she managed to avoid them coming off as repulsive and tawdry.

Why isn’t that enough? That’s coercion, not consent.

Here, the powerful people obliterate each other and play a version of the game of thrones, certainly, but it feels so different without the misogyny, with more focus on other stuff that is traditionally considered feminine. Whereas the book began very, very slowly and introduced so many characters that they were difficult to keep track of, after I picked it up again and kept reading, I found a story that was intriguing and fun to follow, and characters who are real and interesting and very well-formed by Jacqueline Carey.

I would hold it at weird angles to hide the half-nude woman on the cover from other completely oblivious people at the airport, in the hotel, outside museums, on the subway. Ill thoughts, ill words, ill deeds; the three-fold path of Angra Mainyu.

There’s a lot to unpack, still, but I’ll definitely kjshiel this series. Don’t get me wrong: Raised in the wilderness by her reclusive mother, it isn’t until she comes of age that Moirin learns how illustrious, if mixed, her heritage is.


Kushiel’s Legacy Series by Jacqueline Carey

View all 15 comments. Keely rated it it was ok Shelves: Jun 10, Jessica rated it it was amazing. It feels like there were some conflicting interests on the direction kushuel the book: Melisande and Isidore speak about conspiracies astronomy, and their places in the world. Phedre becomes a very confused, abused child who grows into a woman trying to justify her abuse as decent and proper and performed by someone who was merely saving her.


Kushiel’s Legacy

If the mere idea of a gay relationship turns your stomach, this series is not for you. Why does it have to be so damned complicated.

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The sexuality didn’t bother me; I was aware of it coming in and expected it; it’s neither a turn on or turn off for me, and I don’t mind plenty of trash in my novels. Apr 15, Fey rated it it was amazing Shelves: Yeah, it’s about kingdoms and politics as well but even these matters are settled with sex. Carey did a great job of entwining Phedre into this Gordian Knot in a very intimate manner through her adoptive father, Anafiel Delaunay.

Kusbiel, that Jacqueline Carey is actually not a bad writer, that the world created and the politics of it are well thought out Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.