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When the main character flees for her life after spotting her mother having sex with a knight that is not her father, she ends up in Normandy. She also found out her 'father' was actually some Norman Knight her mother slept with. She then meets this man who instantly knows she is his offspring although she is disguised as a boy The bit that made me get angry and put it down was when her half-brother finds out she is a girl and viciously beats and rapes her.
Book down, no more interest at all. I am not a fan of historical fiction, and I think this book was mis-classified and mis-recommended to me on site.
Fortunately, I did not pay a bunch of money for it.
I was disappointed with this book, being under the impression it was different than what it ended up being. As far as the book itself goes, I found the story line interesting in places, but the overall pace of the book plodded along extremely slowly. I find the premise of the book somewhat hard to believe due to the time frame in wh I am not a fan of historical fiction, and I think this book was mis-classified and mis-recommended to me on site.
I find the premise of the book somewhat hard to believe due to the time frame in which it is based, and the prevailing mind set of the people who lived in that era. I had to quit half way through.
I kept thinking it would get better but it never did. The poor woman just kept on having one misfortune after another with absolutely nothing to move the plot forward other than her moving to another town.
Would not recommend.
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I give credit to the author: It's obvious she loves the art of blacksmithing and it's just as obvious she's studied it in a great deal of depth.
However, like many authors, it's just as obvious she had a hard time deciding what research to cut from her story and so decided just to put all of it in. As a result, we get many passages detailing and I do mean detailing the work put into creating a medieval sword and other ironworking skills.
After a while, the book begins to read as a treatise on medieval metallurgy, which, in context, would be fascinating, I'm sure. But not in the middle of a fiction novel. A few brief passages here and there, highlighting specific points of the process would've given the reader plenty of insight into how medieval craftspeople worked without bogging the narrative down.
Speaking of the narrative, to be honest, there really wasn't one. There was no over-arching plot, just a series of vignettes in which the main character, Ellen, moves from one location to another. Ellen would change location, there would be a small conflict, she'd move and the cycle would begin again.
There was no great growth of character and no building of the story towards a great conflict to be resolved in the final act. Speaking of those multiple small conflicts, after a while they became tiresome and quite ridiculous. Ellen, who during the tale is accused of murder and a few other crimes, simply moves to the next town when, pardon my language, the shit hit the fan, and manages to set up shop as a blacksmith, a female blacksmith, mind you, which was no ordinary thing.
Every time she moves, she manages to avoid ever being recognized or charged for the crimes--for which she's innocent, but that's beside the point--with nary a bailiff or magistrate sniffing around her shop to harass or arrest her.
I'm sorry, but that stretches the limits of reality. No one is that lucky, especially when Ellen is equally unlucky in having all these tragedies occur in her life, tragedies which spur her nomadic movements and fuel each vignette.
The whole novel just didn't flow properly, never mind the fact that it was just so one-dimensional. However, what really struck me about the plot was just how little the characters interacted with the times in which they lived. As the reader, you never got a sense of the history, of what was going on with the politics of the time.
Sure, kings were mentioned and war campaigns were talked about, but it was in a secondary, off-hand way. If this book was a little shorter, and followed a better time period trajectory, I feel as though it could've been fantastic.
I would not characterize this novel as young adult literature due to the graphic nature of the novel, and I think kids can handle many things, but this just didn't feel appropriate for many young readers. I did enjoy completing this novel but will not go on the the sequels seeing as though Ellen's story has been brought to a close. Sep 04, Estibaliz79 rated it it was ok Recommended to Estibaliz79 by: Una serie de desdichas como en la serie de Lemony Snicket contrarrestadas por grandes golpes de buena suerte: The Copper Sign Deutsch: Damit hat er wohl Recht.
Oct 26, Paul Burnette rated it it was amazing Shelves: Ellenweore, Allan, Ellen, an iron maiden, is a young girl who grows into a great swordsmith despite all the taboos regarding roles that were not available to women in the years between and , in England, Normandy, and France. Readers may look forward to learning all about iron working, smithies, and Ellenweore, Allan, Ellen, an iron maiden, is a young girl who grows into a great swordsmith despite all the taboos regarding roles that were not available to women in the years between and , in England, Normandy, and France.
Readers may look forward to learning all about iron working, smithies, and even about how one moved from apprentice to journeyman to master during those days. Readers also learn at the feet of a masterful storyteller who has created wonderful characters, none purely good or purely evil, but all a varying mixture of realistic motivations and action.
The translation by Lee Chadeayne also alternates between exhilarating prose and the flavors of the Brothers Grimm and their storybook style. Dec 12, Anne rated it it was ok Shelves: Complete disappointment by the end. Started out well, Ellen wants nothing more than to work in the smith wither her father and become a swordmaker in her own right. But she's a girl, and this is , so that's not possible.
At first, the story was interesting, with wanting to know if and how Ellen would achieve her dream but by the third time something bad happened and Ellen had to flee with nothing and start all over again - but always with some convenient miracle so it's not too hard - I was Complete disappointment by the end.
At first, the story was interesting, with wanting to know if and how Ellen would achieve her dream but by the third time something bad happened and Ellen had to flee with nothing and start all over again - but always with some convenient miracle so it's not too hard - I was beyond caring. In the grueling pages too many this book contains, her character becomes so unpleasant, when she isn't gasping in indignation or getting offended at the drop of a hat, she's sniping at people and basically treating everyone view spoiler [including her own son hide spoiler ] like crap.
Also, the writing is very awkward - perhaps because it is a translation, but there are many phrasing that are just strange - like characters talking about "getting in on" with one another.
In the 12th century, really?? Read other reviews that this is actually part of a series - ugh I can even imagine how much more this could be dragged out. Jan 23, Michael Jones rated it liked it Shelves: I'm glad I stuck with it. Our heroine goes through many great struggles and some of them really are accurate portrayals of some of the things in the 11th century life.
But I learned a lot about the making of swords, scabbard's, hilts, etc. The plot contains many interesting shifts and tight spots. Lots of diabolical intrigue. It was refreshing, t 3. It was refreshing, though, that the book was not overly dark but had places of good friendship and contentment.
Our heroine is not an island unto herself but is someone who draws people of integrity together. There is forgiveness and redemption for many characters. There are also some fairly good action sequences. The book contains adult sexual scenes and situations. I listened to the book with someone that could do a fairly good Norman accent which helped. View 2 comments.
England Ich musste es mir dann einfach kaufen. This was a very good read set. In the 's I recommend it.
The story grabbed me by the second page. I read the kindle edition on an iPad and added the audio file as I knew I would not have enough free time to read it. The main comment people make about this format is the editing but neither the audio or the printed text caused me to complain.
It start with the main character a young girl and ends when she is in her thirties. Her success and defeats of her life time all have the feeling of possi This was a very good read set.
Her success and defeats of her life time all have the feeling of possibility not fantasy. The manny characters are well developed and fit well in the environment portrayed in each part of the story.
I enjoyed the book, the vivid description of time that was the books setting. The transcription of course I can't vet its accuracy but it enabled me to accept it as if it was written in English. Nov 26, Batsheva rated it it was ok Shelves: The writing style was a little odd, but I put that down to the translation from the original German. On the plus side, the story held my interest strongly enough that I read it in one sitting.
I enjoyed the author's detailed descriptions of middle ages era blacksmithing, which were fascinating. It was also interesting to see a woman's perspective on 12th c. European life and society. The characters were less than lovable, everyone kept dying which is at least historically appropriate, although The writing style was a little odd, but I put that down to the translation from the original German.