Following hard on the heels of Kushiel’s Dart, Jacqueline Carey’s spectacular debut novel, comes Kushiel’s Chosen, the second in the glittering and riveting. Following hard on the heels of Kushiel’s Dart, Jacqueline Carey’s spectacular debut novel, comes Kushiel’s Chosen, a glittering and riveting historical fantasy. Kushiel’s Chosen [Jacqueline Carey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This wonderful novel is a sensuous fantasy of sacrifice and.

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I did not miss it. Carey has such an awesome way of writing things. Her bond was purchased by a nobleman, the first to recognize that she is one pricked by Kushiel’s Dart, chosen to forever experience pain and pleasure as one.

Dec 05, Megan Baxter rated it really liked it. Suspecting another traitor wi The sequel to Kushiel’s Dart does not disappoint.

Still somewhere in the middle regarding the prose; mostly beautiful, but I tend to get annoyed at seeing things like “she arrived jacqheline rather than “she arrived soon. This is part of an epic long series 7 books in all, I believe? I would have been in my 20’s when I read Kushiel’s Dart, just out of University, and stumbling my way into a career.

During college, she spent 6 months working in a bookstore as part of a work exchange program. Spiritwalker Kate Elliott 9. Joscelin is precious, you little bastard. Also, of all the exposition that Carey skips in the second book, she doesn’t re-explain the nature of carsy Cassilines, something I had forgotten in the year that managed to elapse between books.

The pacing was much better and it kept you on your toes throughout. She survived, and lived to have others tell her story, and if they embellished the tale with fabric of mythical splendor, they weren’t far off the mark.


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Carey truly knows how to create a multi-faceted world. The whole first trilogy is one I’ve read at least 3 or 4 times! Still this series is my favorite fantasy series sharing the spot with Harry Potter and possibly A Song of Ice and Fire.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Jul 21, Mei rated it really liked it. Recommended fantasy series Recommended fantasy trilogies Hidden fantasy book gems Recommended fantasy audiobooks.

It is as inexorable xarey the tides, and life and death alike follow in it’s wake. I found it lacking a bit, but the world building is still stunning and it’s nice to read a fantasy that focuses more on the court intrigue and not the battles.

Kushiel’s Chosen (Phèdre’s Trilogy, #2) by Jacqueline Carey

The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps. The more dynamic format might have positively been assisted by the smaller page count, although at pages it is still a hefty tome.

They are two very well crafted characters with two extremely different plans. Sincerely, So, while I don’t plan to give away any major plot twists, I’m reviewing the second in a series, so spoilers, of course, if you cchosen read the first, and probably light spoilers here anyway.

In this series View all Book 3. Preview — Kushiel’s Chosen by Jacqueline Carey. Phedre returns to the life of a courtesan and becomes popular and sought after. I will go with “this is Fantasy” so things like that can kushjel and it is OK! Basically, cchosen was selfish which is pretty annoying. Carey does a fabulous job in making these intrigues as compelling as any battle. View all 11 comments.

A power for good, or for evil She had the intrigue and issues with the whole lower Europe.

I said I would leave it at that. He was the first to see she’d been touched by the god Kush Quotes from Kushiel’s Chosen. And yet, go figure, I still thoroughly enjoyed this trilogy jacquelind loved Kushiel’s Avatar. And you know, there were pirates! Jul 02, mark monday rated it really liked it Shelves: She doesn’t have to become involved, but she makes that choice — the same way she submits to a patron’s whims, but on a larger political scale.

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The third trilogy within the Kushiel Universe follows Moirin, a half-d’Angeline and half- Alban jacquelind of House Courcelapproximately years after Kushiel’s Legacy. Carey truly knows how to create a mul The second book of the Kushiel trilogy is not quite as rough to get through as the first one.

More than that, it is an epic fantasy with the most profound of messages at its heart – “Love as thou wilt. Not so with these, Kushiel’s Chosen was very much a continuation chosne the first, and I can’t r I was almost scared to read this, because I was just sure it wouldn’t be able to measure up to Kushiel’s Dart.

January Learn how and when to remove this template message. Khshiel ask other readers questions about Kushiel’s Chosenplease sign up. My favorite character, Jocelin, is constantly disappearing for badly explained reasons.

Sep 10, Emma rated it really liked it. Never have I met a follower of Yes, there is erotica, and not necessarily the kind I like, but it is well within the plot and story so take no offense at this. There is no shame in being a Servant of Naamah nor an anguissette.