Ink: The Book of All Hours 2
Pan Macmillan UK, 2007 M01 30 - 600 páginas
It's twenty years since the Evenfall swept across the Vellum and the bitmites took reality apart; twenty years since Phreedom Messenger disappeared into the wilderness and Seamus Finnan was imprisoned in his own past. Twenty years of chaos; but the Dukes, the remnants of the Covenant, still cling to power in their enclaves of order in the bitmite-devastated wilderness... In their Havens in the Hinter.
Across the folds of time and space, though, rogues and rebels are rising up against the Empire. From a mediaeval fortress where wandering mummers stage a Harlequin play based on Euripides The Bacchae and performed in the Cant... to Kentigern where another Harlequin, Jack Flash, wreaks havoc on a fascist state that thought him dead. From a 1939 Paris where Jack Carter and Seamus Finnan, heroes of the International Brigades, seek to rewrite history - to a 1929 Berlin where a very different Jack seeks to save the world from a history he has helped make real. Locked in an eternal battle of chaos and order, it seems everyone must play their part now, as rebel or tyrant, hero or villain.
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LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - AltheaAnn - LibraryThing
Might as well talk about 'Ink' and 'Vellum' together, since they're really one work. Conveniently, Duncan describes his work himself, within the text of the book: "...the Book has as many histories as ... Leer comentario completo
LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - gcoupe - LibraryThing
Even worse than Vellum. Couldn't face slogging through it after 20 pages. Leer comentario completo