Isobelle Carmody was 14 years old when she began writing The Obernewtyn Chronicles. Forty-three years later, the final book has arrived. With the release of The Red Queen, the writer brings to a close three decades of her young adult fantasy series while hinting at ‘plenty of doors. My second part of my The Red Queen by Isobelle Carmody thoughts. See the previous one here. MAJOR SPOILERS BELOW. Seriously, don’t read on if you.

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So many characters’ stories were left unresolved. But overall, I am glad that it is finally finished and happy with the way all the tiny pieces drew together in the end. It just seems like none of the characters actually do anything or decide anything in this book. The info dumpy was clumsy and killed the flow for me. Dragon, another favourite character of mine, grew a lot in this book too. When they finally meet up again, it’s like “O hai.

In finishing such an epic saga there will always be questions I think and those little things that you wonder about.


The Red Queen

It’s been a long, hard road and I shed a tear or two that it was all over. I think it was meant to be Dragon. Jan 19, Elise rated it really liked carrmody. Aug 07, Elizabeth rated it liked it.

The last pages or so. It makes the story feel less like a fast-paced action film and more like a true story, putting you right there in her head, figuring things isibelle with her – because her Beforetime is our future, or a possible one, and certainly a plausible one.

They speak to God, who grants wishes, and have a unique punishment for transgressions, of which there are few.

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It has been over six months and I still come back to this review and re-read it to try and make sense of one of the biggest disappointments of my long love affair with books.

Additionally some characters seemed to change completely from previous books, such as Dragon.

Love Isobellr Red Queen: The Obernewtyn Chronicles 8 books. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I’ve re-read earlier books in the series several times, and they never grow old.

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Nov 19, Rachel rated it it was ok. Feb 04, naptimenow rated it liked it.


The text is long-winded and badly edited. The Red Queen is the long awaited and supposedly stunning conclusion to the lengthy Obernewtyn series by Isobelle Carmody. isobslle

Take another ten years if need be and we’ll pretend ‘s The Red Queen never happened. And yes, my rating is biased on the fact that I’ve loved this series for so long and now it’s over! And she is the Seeker, after all.

A message isobel,e Isobelle Carmody: Why does that teacher pick on me at school? Generally the plot was all too convenient and the ending was ridiculous. This series Well that was disappointing.

The Red Queen: The Obernewtyn Chronicles Volume 7

I discovered it as a teen and have been waiting years for this wonderful finale to be available. Around Book 4 she realised she had to bring these stories to an end and had no interest in doing it.

There is no doubt that Carmody is a very talented writer with an incredible imagination that will overwhelm and excite you.