The book isn't without its flaws: a traumatic event in Sorcha's character development feels a bit tacked on, and the villains - Lady Oonagh and Lord Richard - lack a certain amount of characterization. Oonagh is barely there, and we're never quite sure about much of anything about her: who she is, where she come from, what she wants. Perhaps these questions are answered in later books. Richard never really progresses beyond stereotypical wicked lord/wicked uncle. And of course, due to the inherent limitations of a first-person narrative, the actions and motivations of many other characters remain unexplored. Despite all that, the book remains a thoughtful, atmospheric retelling of one of my favorite fairytales....Continua
Absolutely TO BE read.