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  • Title: Midwinterblood
  • Author: Marcus Sedgwick
  • ISBN: 9781780620091
  • Page: 418
  • Format: Hardcover

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About Author

  1. Marcus Sedgwick was born in Kent, England Marcus is a British author and illustrator as well as a musician He is the author of several books, including Witch Hill and The Book of Dead Days, both of which were nominated for the Edgar Allan Poe Award The most recent of these nominations rekindled a fascination with Poe that has borne fruit here in in The Restless Dead, 2007 the form of The Heart of Another inspired by Poe s The Tell Tale Heart Of his story, Sedgwick says, This was one of those stories that I thought might be a novel originally but actually was much better suited to the tight form of the short story I had the initial idea some years ago but was just waiting for the right ingredient to come along Poe s story, as well as his own fascination with technique, provided that final piece of the puzzle He used to play for two bands namely playing the drums for Garrett and as the guitarist in an ABBA tribute group He has published novels such as Floodland winner of the Branford Boase Award in 2001 and The Dark Horse shortlisted for The Guardian Children s Book Award 2002.

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  1. Why are readers drawn to horror Read our Q A with Marcus Sedgwick, the Printz honor author of Midwinterblood Plus win a finished copy of this fantastic book 4.5 stars Blood soaked nightmares Of another time Of another place Of another life.The unusual story of Midwinterblood begins in the future, in the year 2073 A young journalist named Eric arrives on a remote island, where it is rud that the people live forever He is immediately drawn to a woman named Merle, but soon begins to notice that the [...]

  2. What a pleasant surprise this book was It s the first one I ve read by Marcus Sedgwick, I ve been putting off reading his other works after hearing them repeatedly described as weird And I get that, this was extremely weird and the kind of book that makes very little sense until the end But it was a great story, the writing was brilliant and I really liked the whole concept.This is a very difficult review to write beyond using rather empty adjectives like amazing and great , mostly because it wa [...]

  3. 4.5 out of 5 starsSee this I changed my bio on my blog to include Marcus Sedgwick amongst my favourite authors After reading The Ghosts of Heaven, White Crow and Midwinterblood, I finally realised he belongs there.What is Midwinterblood It s a story about two souls, told in seven parts It starts in the year 2073 with the journalist Eric Seven arriving on the island Blessed, in which there are strange rumours about the people When he gets there, he meets a beautiful woman called Merle and somethi [...]

  4. to sam se vi e pribli avala kraju ove knjige, to mi je disanje postajalo sve te e I sada na samom kraju, ne znam da li sam ovaj uzdah ispustila zbog toga to je pri i kraj ili zato to sam kona no zavr ila ovaj vremeplov koji mi nije dozvolio da prestanem sa itanjem Svako novo poglavlje je nova pri a, koja poput dela neke slagalice, tra i da se postavi na pravo mesto i upotpuni celinu Jednu od njih sam bukvalno osetila na ko i naje iv i se, druga me je udarila silovito u grudi, tre a mi je epala s [...]

  5. For some reason I considered giving this four stars, but honestly, why should I I read Midwinterblood in one sitting, I still can t think of a single flaw, and it kind of changed my life This deserves a full five and a place on my favorites list Marcus Sedgwick is such an odd writer His books don t quite have a genre Are they sci fi Are they magical realism Are they suspense Maybe Partially But those genre labels don t come close to describing his books The only other book I can even compare to [...]

  6. SpoilersThis was a bit of an unusual YA novel, there was nothing really YA about it except maybe the insta love The premise and the mystery of sorts was quite engrossing until the actual reveal at the end, which was a let down The characters, the relationships, the worldbuilding and the ending weren t that great either What s what The seven lives of Eric, Merle and their so called love Each reincarnation has a different short story of sorts and are all set on the mysterious Blessed island The fi [...]

  7. EDIT I found a copy of Midwinterblood in Booksale.But I can t find this cover edition on Shame To bless means to sacrifice, and in blood The first time I learned about Midwinterblood is when I ve read a post about Printz honor books of 2014 Midwinterblood is one of the short listed In the end, it won the prestigious Michael L Printz Award But I didn t read the book at that time since I thought I will not enjoy this book And that s one of the worst mistake I made in my life because now that I ve [...]

  8. This book has a Viking, Vampires, Ghosts and very powerful orchid Now don t knock this book down If you haven t read any Marcus Sedgwick, then it s time you should.Midwinterblood is one of the weirdest book that I read.Here s a tip You have to finish the book.Some people find it difficult to finish the book because it s weird Well, poptarts are weird but still, you eat it because it s for your own good Same with this book, all the weirdness connects and after the last page of the book, you ll fi [...]

  9. 3.5 starsI finished this book than a week ago and I still don t know how to review or rate it How do you review a novel like this The story is so much stranger and so different from other things I ve read that it s difficult to compare What I do know though is that I really enjoyed it It only took about a page before I was sucked into the story the novel is very intriguing and once you start you won t want to put it down I m not going to tell you what Midwinterblood is about because I think it [...]

  10. 4.5 THIS WAS REALLY REALLY COOL The story telling in this story is A I am an absolute sucker for novels with multiple story threads that eventually tie together

  11. After telling people all week that I don t understand how Newbery and Printz criteria actually lead to objectivity, I m going to try to review this book objectively as an exercise 1 Is there a plot arc No There is no plot This is a character focused work.2 Is there a character arc Surprisingly, no view spoiler This is the story of the way Eric sacrifices himself for six generations until Merle sacrifices herself with him the seventh time, which is supposedly evidence of great love That is not ch [...]

  12. I read this for a book club, and the other book club attendees loved it They loved it because it was new and different and fresh, because it compelled you to continue reading because you just had to know what was going on, and because it was beautifully written.I concede all of the above points It is new and different and fresh, it s beautifully written, and this isn t a book you can really bring yourself to DNF But when I reached the end, my reaction was, Huh Well, that wasweird I spent the day [...]

  13. Fantastic Just fantastic You can buy a copy for yourself here bookdepository search This is an utterly unique and fascinating story I have never read anything like it and I think that is a small part of what made this absolutely fantastic to read This story follows 2 characters through 7 different stories in a descending timeline It starts in 2073 with 2 characters, and you get to hear their lives all the way back to the 9th century It s a story of love and mystery and reincarnation and it s abs [...]

  14. From this blog review I m a far ranging reader, happily reading a picture book one minute and a book for adults the next Professionally, being a 4th grade teacher and reviewer, not a librarian, I tend to read only YA that really intrigues me for one reason or another and I have to shamefully admit that until now what I d heard about Marcus Sedgwick s books that they were dark and creepy did not make me want to read them But recently, I saw something interesting about his latest, Midwinterblood, [...]

  15. Krv zimske no i mogu da preporu im mladima od etrnaest do osamnaest godina koji nisu gledali film Wicker man nisu uli za Frejzerovu Zlatnu granu nisu itali Red Shift Alana Garnera u kome je osnovna ideja ovog romana obra ena mnogo, mnogo, mnogo bolje.Koncept je zanimljiv i ne u ga spojlovati mada, one gornje tri stvari su ve dovoljne za debelo spojlovanje, izvinite ali izvedba je prili no oskudna To naro ito va i za prvi segment koji je izrazito lo e napisan, u monotonom stakato ritmu, gde se kr [...]

  16. I had not heard much about MIDWINTERBLOOD before I picked it up one day on a whim I had heard good things from a few of my favorite bloggers, and I thought, Why not It s a story combining the past, the present, and the future, intricately linked in mysterious ways by an island with a very mysterious history My first reaction was to think of CLOUD ATLAS, but the I read this story, the I found myself racing through the pages, I began to realize it was something else entirelyINCARNATION THROUGH S [...]

  17. Jesus Ova knjiga me je tako zbunila sa prve dve pri e da sam se zapitala jesam li ja toliko tupava da uop te ne kop am o emu se radi i u kom pravcu ide O.o I jo na koricama pi e uzrast 13 , pa se kontam kako e neko od 13,14,15 godina da ukapira ovu knjigu O.o No, tek u tre oj pri i po injem da kapiram ko, ta, gde, kako I sa svakom novom pri om, polako popunjavam praznine i gomilu pitanja koja su mi se stvorila u glavi Nisam jo ovako ne to itala Ova knjiga je kao sklapanje slagalice, re avanje za [...]

  18. Ne se am se da sam nekada itala ne to sli no ovome eventualno Vremeplov eva ena , ali opet dosta druga ije.Jo uvek je misterija kom uzrastu je ova knjiga namenjena po to stoji na de jem odeljku, al definitivno nije de ja, na knjizi pi e 13 , ali retki su tinejd eri koji bi ovu knjigu razumeli na pravi na in i kojima bi se dopala.Pretpostavljam da je namenjena svima pa ko prepozna ne to svoje u njoj prepozna, ostali ne e biti ne to preterano odu evljeni.Roman je podeljen na 6 pri a i po inje 2073 [...]

  19. Midwinterblood is everything I have come to expect from a Marcus Sedgwick book It s creepy, clever and keeps with you long after you finish reading it Oh and you need to read every page before the whole thing finally clicks into place and fully makes sense.The book is told in sections, each section going back in time from the one before it I found this way of story telling to be really unusual and a clever way of telling a story Getting the little snippets throughout time meant you started to ge [...]

  20. Original review posted on The Book SmugglersThea s Take I have heard good things about Marcus Sedgwick, so when we were offered the chance to review Midwinterblood, I jumped at the chance I wasn t sure what to expect with Midwinterblood, but I certainly had no idea that I would love this book so much Beautifully composed in seven parts, traveling backwards in time to the origin of Eric and Merle s tragic story, Midwinterblood is a reverse palimpsest of sorts wholly unexpected, haunting, and utte [...]

  21. Minha exata rea o ao terminar Vamos l , o que achei Um pouco desapontante A conclus o e a explica o de todo o livro foram insatisfat rias e n o me convenceram muito As coisas foram se encaixando s depois que terminei a leitura, e mesmo assim ainda fiquei um pouco confuso.Ele daqueles livros que voc vai lendo v rios contos aleat rios e que te deixam sem entender muita coisa, mas no final uma explica o r pida une tudo J vi isso acontecer de forma fant stica em O Vilarejo , mas aqui parece que falt [...]

  22. I ll be honest, when I picked this book up, I wasn t expecting much from it The cover made it look like just another in the long line of teen fiction which it is definitely not , so I was reluctant to start reading it Whatever my expectations were, they disappeared within a few pages Not only is this book not for teens, but it has a beauty of prose that really took me by complete surprise The story arch is beautifully crafted We come into the novel with no real idea of what s going on We meet ch [...]

  23. There s something so gorgeously unsettling about this book, yet I couldn t put it down I just knew that I had to find out what happened at the end, through this journey across time, going backward with each short story linked therein If you want something new, dark, and luminously beautiful with sensory imagery and language that will make your skin crawl, Midwinterblood is most definitely your book.I think the largest issue I had with this book was its sparseness it was both the best and the mos [...]

  24. This book definitely gets an A in out of the box story telling Spooky and eerie from start till end The book didn t go into scary territory at all, but definitely remained creepy.Pros I definitely raced through the middle of the story The mystery aspect worked like a charm The interlinking in the various stages of the story and the repetition of motifs like the hare are excellent touches Also, this book has piqued my interest in viking lore Also also, the book has similar vibes to The Fountain, [...]

  25. I will live seven times and I will look for you and love you in each life Will you follow I liked 1 the backwards circular path of the story2 the magical realism element3 the dream quality to the writingI always struggle with short stories as I feel that I don t have enough time to become invested in the characters and I had the same problem here I really loved the viking vampire story, and wouldn t mind reading a complete book about this.The Story Seven stories of passion and love separated by [...]

  26. Couldn t believe this novel is that good Whatever you read, all characters, their names, everything is as it should be Everything is in its own place Such a clever writer I really enjoyed it.

  27. Sometimes there are single moments, he thinks, where your path divides, your life can go one way, so very different from another Work out well, rather than be a failure And if you miss those chances, he thinks, well, is that it This book is hauntingly beautiful, yet utterly strange Seven stories woven into one, cleverly fused by recurrent motifs With its central theme being cyclic existence,Midwinterbloodis bound to make you think What if there are people in your life with whom you started a jou [...]

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