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  1. Christine Christine says:

    The Nightingale eBook ☆ The Nightingale eBook nightingale mobile, The Nightingale mobile, The Nightingale The Nightingale MOBIThis is a quiet book It is a very quiet book Yet it is a very lovely book.One of the things that draws people to Denmark is the fact that Hans Christan 1805 1875 Andersen was born and lived there In fact, Odenese most make a fortune out of tourists It s a lovely town Very quiet, yet very busy like this book I ve been to Shakespeare s Birthplace and other houses, I ve been to various castles, I ve been to various museums Yet the Andersen birthplace was quiet, peaceful It s true that This is a quiet book It is a very quiet book Yet it is a very lovely book.One of the things that draws people to Denmark is the fact that Hans Christan


  2. Jenny Jenny says:

    The Nightingale eBook ☆ The Nightingale eBook nightingale mobile, The Nightingale mobile, The Nightingale The Nightingale MOBII didn t plan on liking this book, actually Tam Lin was the first of the Fairy Tale Series that I d read, and after reading a couple others, I thought I d happened upon the best of them and half decided not to bother with any others But I d put The Nightingale on hold a while ago, so when it showed up I decided to read it The prose was lovely, sweet, and delicate The setting was well drawn and understandable, even to those of us who don t know much Japanese history The characters weren t te I didn t plan on liking this book, actually Tam Lin was the first of the Fairy Tale Series that I d read, and after reading a couple others, I thought I d happened upon the best of them and half decided not to bother with any others But I


  3. Kira Kira says:

    The Nightingale eBook ☆ The Nightingale eBook nightingale mobile, The Nightingale mobile, The Nightingale The Nightingale MOBIThe word I would use to describe this book is utterly charming When I found this fairytale retelling set in Heian Japan, a time period I studied in college and continues to fascinate me, I knew I had to read it Minus one sensual scene and an undercurrent of the sexual freedom that was part of the Heian period, the tone of this book is very middle grade The characters remain the same, clear good and bad guys, and moral messages This isn t bad because it helps create the simplistic fairy tale The word I would use to describe this book is utterly charming When I found this fairytale retelling set in Heian Japan, a time period I studied in college and continues to fascinate me, I knew I had to read it Minus one sensual scene and an undercurrent of the


  4. Marsha Valance Marsha Valance says:

    The Nightingale eBook ☆ The Nightingale eBook nightingale mobile, The Nightingale mobile, The Nightingale The Nightingale MOBIA haunting historical fantasy set at the Japanese Imperial Court a tale of love and magic and poetry.Mythopoeic Fantasy Award Nominee 1989.


  5. Jill Jill says:

    The Nightingale eBook ☆ The Nightingale eBook nightingale mobile, The Nightingale mobile, The Nightingale The Nightingale MOBIEnjoyable fantasy based on Hans Christian Andersen s tale of the same name.


  6. Kerry Kerry says:

    The Nightingale eBook ☆ The Nightingale eBook nightingale mobile, The Nightingale mobile, The Nightingale The Nightingale MOBIOver the course of the last year and a half, I have been reading Terri Windling s fairy tales series Each book was written by a different author and retold a different fairy tale, often changing the original tale to form something unique Some of the books, like Jane Yolen s Broar Rose , were brilliant, some were enjoyable and some fell very flat for me And so, I never know what to expect when I pick up one of these books The Nightingale is a retelling of a classic Hans Christian Anderson st Over the course of the last year and a half, I have been reading Terri Windling s fairy tales series Each book was written by a different author and retold a different fairy tale, often changing the original tale to form something unique Some of the books, like Jane Yolen s Broar Rose , were brilliant, some were enjoyable and some fell very flat for me And so, I never know what to expect when I pick up one of these books The Nightingale is


  7. Kahawihson Kahawihson says:

    The Nightingale eBook ☆ The Nightingale eBook nightingale mobile, The Nightingale mobile, The Nightingale The Nightingale MOBIThis review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here It was prettily written and generally well done, although I found the plot a bit simplistic and the characters generally uninteresting However, I d have no problem recommending it to a child or pre teen whose beginning to show some interest in this particular time and place since it isn t overly complex or difficult to understand urghh, after reading Tale of Genji, this is a cakewalk , and at the same time, it manages to be fanciful and readable Although I admit, I wouldn t


  8. Stephanie M Stephanie M says:

    The Nightingale eBook ☆ The Nightingale eBook nightingale mobile, The Nightingale mobile, The Nightingale The Nightingale MOBIThe Nightingale by Kara Dalkey is a historical fantasy novel about a beautiful flute playing maiden who captures the heart of the Emperor, but her family plots to use her as an instrument of vengeance against him and seize the throne The book is based upon the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale of the same name, but the story takes places in Japan about a thousand years ago.This book wasn t quite what I was expecting There was a trend in dark, sexy fairy tale retellings for adults back in the The Nightingale by Kara Dalkey is a historical fantasy novel about a


  9. Mindy aka serenity Mindy aka serenity says:

    The Nightingale eBook ☆ The Nightingale eBook nightingale mobile, The Nightingale mobile, The Nightingale The Nightingale MOBIThis book is an adaptation of the fairy tale The Nightingale, moving the story to ancient Japan instead of China The book, instead of dealing with birds, centers on a young woman flautist whose playing is so beautif


  10. Greymalkin Greymalkin says:

    The Nightingale eBook ☆ The Nightingale eBook nightingale mobile, The Nightingale mobile, The Nightingale The Nightingale MOBIThis review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Not as bad as the reviews lead me to believe, but still very lackluster Lots of great details but the characters were overshadowed by the heavy handed spirit demon plot I was annoyed that the goddess solved everything, I wantedto be due to the hard work of the people involved I would have preferred that the artificial nightingale character not realize that she could only play one song It would have been interesting to have it be that the Emperor realizes she only plays one song despi Not as bad as the reviews lead me to believe, but still very lackluster Lots


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The Nightingale The Nightingale eBook ☆ The Nightingale eBook nightingale mobile, The Nightingale mobile, The Nightingale The Nightingale MOBIIn this deft and enchanting retelling of the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale Kara Dalkey has mixed history and legend, weaving the Andersen fable into a fascinating novel about court life in ancient Japan a life of pageantry and poetry, of great beauty and casual cruelty, of life and courtly intrigue as the men and women of the royal household The Nightingale eBook Å vie for the Emperor s favor, and each other This is the story of Uguisu, a young woman with an extraordinary gift for song, who is brought to the Emperor s palace to be the greatest of his many possessions Her song can bring tears to a courtier s eyes, but it is her wit, her courage, and her heart that must serve her best of all.

  • Paperback
  • 215
  • The Nightingale
  • Kara Dalkey
  • English
  • 08 August 2017
  • 0441574467

About the Author: Kara Dalkey

The Nightingale eBook ☆ The Nightingale eBook nightingale mobile, The Nightingale mobile, The Nightingale The Nightingale MOBIKara Mia Dalkey is an American author of young adult fiction and historical fantasy She was born in Los Angeles and has lived in Minneapolis, Pittsburgh, Colorado, and Seattle Much of her fiction is set in the Heian period of JapanShe was married to author John Barnes they divorced in She is a member of the Pre Joycean Fellowship and The Nightingale eBook Å of the Scribblies She is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Design and Marketing in Los AngelesShe is also a musician and has gigged extensively on electric bass which she plays left handed and harmony vocals, with such bands as Runestone, the Albany Free Traders, and Nate Bucklin and the Ensemble in Minnesota and Relic and Voodoo Blue in Seattle At different times she has also played drums, banjo and acoustic guitar She is a songwriter, but her total output is low, and consequently no CD or other album is presently in the works.