Vivid and beautifully written, Luka and the Fire of Life was an eye-opener for me. It drew me in within a few pages as it blew away the usual constraints of reality. The tale follows the classic quest pattern, littered with mythology and old gods, but amusingly blended with elements of modern popular culture. It made me wonder and it made me chuckle.
The only possible negative I could offer is that it is maybe over-written for what is intended as a child's book (not sure what age range it is aimed at, so maybe I'm off the mark with this)?...Continua