Creatures of Will and Temper by Molly Tanzer

Creatures of Will and Temper

“A delightful, dark, and entertaining romp . . . Molly Tanzer is at the top of her form in this beautifully constructed novel.”—Jeff VanderMeer, best-selling author of the Southern Reach trilogy Victorian London is a place of fluid social roles, vibrant arts culture, fin-de-siècle wonders . . . and dangerous underground diabolic cults. Fencer Evadne Gray cares for none of...

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  • Sh3lly ✨ hates the holidays - bah humbug! ✨
    Review also found at:https://theparanormalpaladin.wordpres...This book isn't released until November 2017, so I'll try and keep this brief and nonspoilery. Loosely based on The Picture of Dorian Gray, the story revolves around a young woman named Dorina Gray and her sister, Evadne. Dorina and Evadne...
  • Max
    Tanzer's written a fantasy novel of great focus and balance, a chamber drama of demons, romance, and swashbuckling, where the plot hinges on characters' misapprehensions of one another and of themselves. Evadne and Dorina, the sister protagonists, have a well-drawn tense and tender relationship?...
  • Emma
    This book ticked all my boxes! Victoriana, demons, romance and surprise. By the halfway mark I was looking up what else this author has written. A thumping good read, a great action scene near the end and a twist and reversal in the story that I wasn’t expecting!Recommended.Many thanks to Netga...
  • Evelina | AvalinahsBooks
    This book has been stunningly awesome and amazing. I will post the review soon, I promise. It's just SO worth it, trust me. Go buy it before I even write the review and give you more reasons to!...
  • Gary
    Molly Tanzer’s Creatures of Will and Temper is the kind of novel that looks up at you with a mischievous smirk. It is the story of two Victorian-era sisters, Dorina and Evadne Gray, who go to spend a summer in London with their Uncle Basil. Dorina, 17 years old and the younger of the two, wants...
  • Chandra Claypool (wherethereadergrows)
    Set in Victorian London, we learn of two sisters who are about as opposite as you can get. While they struggle in their relationship with each other, their trip introduces other characters who become vast influences on each of them. The beginning of the book lays a foundation of their individual cha...
  • Sherwood Smith
    The best way I can think of to describe this weird fantasy set in fin-de-siecle London one universe over is to compare it to Shostakovich's Eleventh Symphony, which blends classical and modern musical themes as it tells the story of the 1905 Revolution.It starts with deceptive slowness, as Victorian...

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