: The Keeping Place (The Obernewtyn Chronicles) ( ): Isobelle Carmody: Books. The Keeping Place: The Obernewtyn Chronicles Volume 4. Isobelle Carmody. EBook. March 7, Penguin eBooks. Read “The Keeping Place” by Isobelle Carmody online on Bookmate – When one of their number is kidnapped, Elspeth and the Misfits are forced to use their.

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I look forward to reading the next book still, and to see if all of these strands will be as satisfying as their build up. Please try again later. Here she must find the signs left to her by a Cadmody who foresaw her and Elspeth is again guided by the Agyllian birds who speak to her through Maruman or through her dreams. FantasyScience fiction novel, Post-apocalyptic fiction.

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Oh, what a disappointment! The build up to their moon fair went on and on and on!

And who kidnapped Rushton, if not the Rebels? Dec 29, Johanna rated it it was amazing.

The rebellion had a lot happening at a decent pace it probably could have kepeing stretched out a bit more even. I fact I have all the paper books here beside the last one. On to the next one.

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I devoured the third book in this series–it had me absolutely captivated. Jun 04, Lara rated it it was ok Shelves: This book is similar to Lord of the rings. Books by Isobelle Carmody. This review contains spoilers. I can see other people’s criticisms that there was too much detail, but I didn’t find it particularly so.


Other books in the series.

But Elspeth must also seek out clues left by the long-dead seer, Kasanda, vital to her quest to destroy the Beforetime weaponmachines. The end of this book has a tinge of desperation to it, which -for me, anyway- leaves me aching to read the next one. Dragon herself isobells in a comatose state and is unable to be reached mentally by the healers.

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The first three in the series, I picked up and could not put down until I had finished; but this one I seemed to be able to go weeks without coming back to it hence the extraordinarily long read time. Yet Elspeth must also seek out clues left by a long-dead seer, Kasanda, necessary to her quest to destroy the Beforetime weaponmachines. Isobrlle extraordinary mental powers could tip the scales of the struggle, but Elspeth feels torn between toppling the corrupt authoritarian regime and seeking clues vital to a more personal quest—her ambition to destroy what remains of the Beforetime weaponmachines.

She’s always been a wonderful and fascinating character to me, and it’s very interesting to see how far she’s come and how her time as an orphan – isolated, too fearful of being denounced to make an friends, and secretive – has shaped her as well as helping her face the solitude of her task, one which she doesn’t expect to survive.


Read more Read less. Only now can she learn more of the Beforetime Misfits and their enemy, Govamen, and realise her quest is intimately linked with the Misfit’s Obernewtyn – its past and its future.

Indeed, one of the ‘big reveal’ moments was guessed by me 2 books ago! But my dreams can’t be real! I began skipping whole chapters in the end just to finish it. The Case of the Missing Marquess. I said in my review of Ashling that it’s the book that seems to set everything into place.

With Rushton missing, and under Elspeth’s command, the Misfits join the rebellion, offering limited aid. Only there can she learn more of the Beforetimer Misfits and their enemy, Govamen. I don’t normally review books, but the state of the kindle version of this book has set my teeth on edge.

Here the Destroyer looks for her and she must avoid that danger in order to continue on her quest.