I liked that we get to see things from his eyes from time to time so we can balance our opinions of him together with the ones we have of Neryn. But unlike most characters that I know in real life I would never be friends with because we would clash so much, Neryn is someone I would work to build a friendship with. I always want to stop at every interesting thing I see. I would suggest that it is her likeable characters. Furthermore, the story of Alban was not only extremely interesting, as were the politics of the nation, but it was also something you felt. Strong characters, fascinating world, and beautifully de August re-read: She also finds help from a handsome young man, Flint, who rescues her from certain death—but whose motives in doing so remain unclear.

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But the romance is only part of the story. As I said before, Marillier really created some fascinating characters, but of course I had a soft spot for our love interest, Flint. Sep 11, Pages Young Adult. Furthermore, Flint really drove this novel forward as the scenes with shadowfell juliet marillier in it were much more fast-paced, contained a lot more action, and simply seemed to have more of everything.

She does not go googoo eyed and trust him explicitly after one sob story. Please try again later. Maybe it’s just that I am not used shadowfell juliet marillier reading such pure characters who try marilier see light in every other character, but she stayed like that the entire journey jukiet I began deem as unrealistic.


Not your typical hero by any means, but what an amazingly complex marillirr conflicted character! Furthermore, Neryn constantly fails to learn from her mistakes and there is very little character growth in this installment.

Moreover in JM’s books, the characters fall in love at a shadlwfell pace. So it comes as no surprise that I love plots that involve a quest or a journey like Shadowfell. It’s been really botherin me. The Well of Shades Bridei Chronicles: Mar 26, Maria rated it really liked shadowfell juliet marillier.

After her father parts with her over three silver, this book becomes an adventure story jjuliet Nerya trying to get to Shadowfell. Combining fey legends “The Good Folk” with pieces of Celtic lore, Marillier builds a novel that enchants and entertains all at the same time.

Want to Read shadowtell. Shadowfell clocks in at a respectable pages, but the characters, setting, and even the message at the heart of everything though non too subtle make for a fast-engrossing, easy, and fun read.

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His secretive behavior doesn’t help Neryn lower down her guard though. See all reviews. I felt fully submerged in the world of Alban, the land in the book. Flint, too, is fun. Preview — Shadowfell by Juliet Marillier.


To ask other readers questions about Shadowfellplease sign up. Shadowfell was a powerful story for me and I’m very excited to see where Shadowffll takes Neryn, Flint and all the other people who fight for the freedom of Alban in the books to come.

I could not help holding my breath each time Neryn came thisclose to disaster. Elaine and Rachel March Sixteen-year-old Neryn is alone in the land of Alban, where the oppressive king has ordered anyone with magical strengths captured and brought before him. Maybe I can trust him.

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I have loved every book she has written, so I am looking forwad to the new one. Of to the second book! Good reasons can lead to bad choices, and the contrary shadowfell juliet marillier also true. My second major marillieer was the main character, Neryn.