Tag Archives Cornelia Funke

Dragon Rider

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I am still hoping to somehow finish the Young Adult Reading Challenge I started last year. Towards that effort, I decided to try out Dragon Rider from Cornelia Funke. The book is a fantastical tale about a dragon whose environment is threatened due to human development on its land. So, the dragon (Firedrake), his friend ...

Inkdeath

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This is the last of Cornelia Funke's three books in her Ink trilogy. I have reviewed the first 2 books, here and here. Note:This review assumes you have already read the first two books in the series. This book starts off almost immediately where Inkspell ends. Farid, Dustfinger's faithful friend is searching for a way to bring ...

The Thief Lord

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Two orphan boys, Bo and Proper, escape from their evil aunt to the city of Venice. In Venice, they come under the protection of the Thief Lord and his gang of orphan/delinquent children. They live in an abandoned cinema hall and depend on the Thief Lord for everything. Prosper and Bo's evil aunt manages to ...

Inkspell – A Book Review

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Inkspell by Cornelia Funke is the second installment of the Young Adult Fantasy series of novels about Inkworld. While Inkheart deals with characters from Inkworld who have come into our world, the story of Inkspell actually takes place entirely in Inkworld. All the major characters of Inkheart - Mo, Meggie, Dustfinger, Farid, are sent back into ...

Magyk

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Of late, I have been really reading a lot of Fantasy novels, so while doing this review, I just could not help but compare this one to others that I have read. I know it is really unfair to compare novels written by different authors, but I just could not review this book in ...

Inkheart

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The success of the Harry Potter series seems to have created a spurt in the growth of Young Adult (YA) Fantasy literature. Numerous writers (some good and some not-so-good) have piggy-backed on this formula. And one of them is Cornelia Funke - author of the Ink series. The series consists of the following novels: Inkheart Inkspell Inkdeath The premise ...