Violet

Violet Wu Jin has both brains and beauty Though poor, his family are noble enough for Jin to sit the imperial examinations in the hope of obtaining a high ranking government position at the court of Tang Dynasty China When his parents are killed, Jin clings to his dreams, and travels to the provincial capital for the exams Pursued by a sinister horseman into the forest, Jin seeks refuge at a tumbledown inn, little realizing that he s entered the abode of a fox spirit Tian Zhen is a transcendental fox of immense power and considerable seductive charm He s startled when Jin sees through his illusions, and believes it s Jin s destiny not only to become his lover, but also to help him find a lost talisman, the symbol of Zhen s heavenly role as the Guardian of Thunder But convincing Jin won t be easy, and the search for the talisman turns dangerous when Jin discovers it s connected to the man who murdered his parents Best Download Books Violet by Kate Cotoner – rarefishingbooks.co.uk An artfully crafted short that showcases the potential this author s future stories have to offer 4.5 stars Set in China, this fantasy follows the journey of a young man sidetracked by a magical immortal, a fox spirit The characters are engaging, the action is well paced, and the plot has just enough twists to keep things interesting without bunching up the reader s knickers.I was smiling, but disappointed, when I reached the end I wanted there to be , simply because I had fun reading C An artfully crafted short that showcases the potential this author s future stories have to offer 4.5 stars Set in China, this fantasy follows the journey of a young man sidetracked by a magical immortal, a fox spirit The characters are engaging, the action is well paced, and the plot has just enough twists to keep things interesting without bunching up the reader s knickers.I was smiling, but disappointed, when I reached the end I wanted there to be , simply because I had fun reading Cotoner s story There were only a few details I took issue with, and they were relatively minor and probably point at a cultural gapthan anything She hides info dumping in well written dialogue, but it still feels the same to me There weren t many such spots, but enough for me to take note I thought it odd that despite the prevalent philosophical themes, the antagonist characters in the story are so clearly cut and dry, one dimensional, and undevel
I picked up this book because I d recently been very impressed with a story by this author in an anthology and I was interested in readingof her writing I m so glad I did, as this book was a real treat and so absorbing it even drowned out the annoying chatter of two women sitting opposite me on the train.The story begins with a fire in a small village which started at the house of our hero Jin Standing and looking at the charred remains of his home, with the knowledge that his parent s b I picked up this book because I d recently been very impressed with a story by this author in an anthology and I was interested in readingof her writing I m so glad I did, as this book was a real treat and so absorbing it even drowned out the annoying chatter of two women sitting opposite me on the train.The story begins with a fire in a small village whi
Finally a long story by Kate Cotoner Kate caught my eye with Enslaved , and since then we ve been discussing history and writing and life, and I recruited her for Echoes of the Future , so we re writer friends But her work came first it s just unfortunate that I end up being friends with great writers and then could be accused of not being subjective Well, I m the first person to say this sucks to a friend They do the same for me Thunder is a novella set in Ancient China I always Finally a long story by Kate Cotoner
A very enjoyable and evocative story set in ancient China I will probably have to read again to catch all the nuances and grasp some of the explanations fully The justice is served Happy Ending was very satisfying and might leave room for some follow up on how Jin s plans work out. Magical story set in historical China.

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  • ebook
  • 65 pages
  • Violet
  • Kate Cotoner
  • English
  • 02 January 2018
  • 1603709606