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Free read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free î Marie Lu Laying she has little hope she'll ever become the acclaimed composer she longs to The Kingdom Kindle be She is a young woman in th century Europe and that means composing is forbidden to her She will perform only until she reaches a marriageable age her tyrannical father has made that much clearAnd as Nannerl's hope grows dimmer with each passing year the talents of her beloved younger brother Wolfgang only see. 45 stars rounded up In the Author's Note for The Kingdom of Back Marie Lu tells of her real life inspiration for this story A book over a decade in the making as a Reader you can tell she poured her heart and soul into this projectLu known for her complex and forward thinking YA Science Fiction takes a sharp turn with The Kingdom of Back a subtly Dark Fantasy with lyrical proseEven though this is not her typical story I think it shines an extremely bright light on her level of skill as a writerI am the first to admit that I am a big sucker for any story involving music or musicians particularly classical musiciansGrowing up I played classical violin piano and dappled with the clarinet I was in multiple orchestras yes first chair violin and I think that world always remains a part of your soulLu mentions that she too was a musician in her early life and after reading a biography of Mozart developed the idea for this storyUnlike my normal reviews I am not really going to give details as to what this story is about I feel strongly that it is best if you go into this not knowing what to expectMainly following Mozart's unknown sister Nannerl this story uickly transforms from a historic fiction account of the Mozart family's life to a dark fantasy with a portal to another world and a Faustian bargain of sortsIn addition to the fantastical elements of the story there is also a great examination of the role of women in this time period and the affect that society's expectations had on their productivity and spiritIf you do pick up this book I implore you to please please please read the Author's Note at the end Reading Lu's words and thoughts on this story and why she wrote it bumped this up from a 4 to a 5 star read for meI was so impressed with this story It was a dark delicious delightful read and further solidifies my belief that Marie Lu is an absolute treasure

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Characters ½ The Kingdom of Back 102 Ç ➻ [Reading] ➽ The Kingdom of Back By Marie Lu ➰ – From #1 New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu comes a historical YA fantasy about a musical prodigy and the dangerous lengths she'll go to make history remember her—perfect for fans of Susanna Fro M to shine brighter His brilliance begins to eclipse her own until one day a mysterious stranger from a magical land appears with an irresistible offer He has the power to make her wish come true but his help may cost her everythingIn her first work of historical fiction New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu spins a lush lyrically told story of music magic and the unbreakable bond between a brother and siste. I just started this and I have forgotten how magical Marie's writing style is

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The Kingdom of BackFrom New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu comes a historical YA fantasy about a musical prodigy and the dangerous lengths she'll go to make history remember her perfect for fans of Susanna Clarke and The Hazel WoodTwo siblings Two brilliant talents But only one Mozart Born with a gift for music Nannerl Mozart has just one wish to be remembered forever But even as she delights audiences with her masterful p. A new BookTube Video is Up all about whether you should buy borrow or burn 2020 YA books Let me know what you think The Written Review I am going to tell you a story you already know But listen carefully because within it is one you have never heard before There's two Mozarts but the world remembered only one of them Nannerl had one wish to be remembered She and her brother toured all throughout Europe but despite all her ambitions she's still a product of her time The older we were the less magnificent we seemed She has a gift for composing but women were not encouraged or allowed to do suchBu then one day she meets a mysterious person Hyacinth He comes from the Kingdom of Back which is the polar opposite of her world Upside down trees and the like At first it was a story told between Wolfgang and Nannerl A fun bedtime who can promise her the world in exchange for a fewtasksAnd at first she's happy to complybut as she becomes closer to Hyacinth she starts realizing that what he says and the truth are two slightly different thingsCan she trust him Should she trust him Is it too late to escape Even monsters must dream of fears and wants and the sadness in his voice drew me closer Huh After slogging though six of her books I think Marie Lu has finally hooked meIt was really cool to learn that Wolfgang's sister was an actual prodigy and in real life the two of them created an imaginary world The Kingdom of BackI loved how Marie Lu brought this fairy world to life It was really neat to watch it weave into the real world but I really wanted it to be firmer It felt like brief interludes when I would've preferred it to be a permanent fixture of the book kind of like how Holly Blacks goes all in with the faeI also felt like Nannerl was a bit of a broken record when it came to women just don't DO this stuff but I suppose that's just how it wasOther than that I actually did enjoy most of this book