Maresi (The Red Abbey Chronicles, #1)



Only Women And Girls Are Allowed In The Red Abbey, A Haven From Abuse And Oppression Thirteen Year Old Novice Maresi Arrived At The Abbey Four Years Ago, During The Hunger Winter, And Now Lives A Happy Life Under The Protection Of The Mother Maresi Spends Her Days Reading In The Knowledge House, Caring For The Younger Novices, And Contentedly Waiting For The Moment When She Will Be Called To Serve One Of The Houses Of The Abbey.This Idyllic Existence Is Threatened By The Arrival Of Jai, A Girl Whose Dark Past Has Followed Her Into The Abbey S Sacred Spaces In Order To Protect Her New Sister And Her Own Way Of Life, Maresi Must Emerge From The Safety Of Her Books And Her Childish World And Become One Who Acts.Maresi (The Red Abbey Chronicles, #1)

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  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • Maresi (The Red Abbey Chronicles, #1)
  • Maria Turtschaninoff
  • English
  • 09 June 2018
  • 1419722697

10 thoughts on “Maresi (The Red Abbey Chronicles, #1)

  1. says:

    Pretty dark for YA fantasy Margo Lanagan dark , but refreshingly different.Excellent import from Finland and a lovely translation.

  2. says:

    A novice at an island Abbey finds her destiny when a new arrival brings trouble in her wake.Maresi is a novice at the Red Abbey on the island of Menos where men are forbidden and where the Sisterhood reveres the First Mother Maresi is one of the older novices and will soon move onto what comes after Then Jai, a young girl with an horrific past arrives and Maresi takes her under her wing But Maresi has issues from her own past as well and it looks like there s going to be a collision between M A novice at an island Abbey finds her destiny when a new arrival brings trouble i...

  3. says:

    4.5 stars This book starts off slow and descriptive, but then becomes utterly harrowing I loved the clear and innocent voice of Maresi, who narrates the story, giving it a highly personal feel It is an emotionally stirring book, which highlights the fears and strengths of...

  4. says:

    2.5 stars I was disappointed in this It had a ton of potential I loved the premise of a safe island for women girls only who were abused or damaged in some way and needed to heal This should have a short story there just wasn t enough here to make a novel It is the first in a series but I doub...

  5. says:

    3.5 starsI don t read much YA but I felt like I needed a bit of a palate cleanser and I loved the premise of this book For me, it wasn t quite the thrilling, suspenseful and gloriously feminist book that the blurb promised, but it was a diverting enough read I enjoyed the mythology of the Mother Maiden Crone and the descriptions of abbey life, as well as the emphasis on female friendship and co operation, but I felt that there wasn t really quite enough character development...

  6. says:

    I received an Advance Reader Copy from the publisher This in no way impacted on my view.I first heard about this book through some bloggers via Twitter Because I trust their judgement on books, I decided to try and request a copy, and was lucky enough to receive one I had next to no knowledge what the book was actually about, other than the fact this was it s first time being published in English, rather than its native Finnish Most of reviews I ve since seen have been extremely complimentar I received an Advance Reader Copy from the publisher This in no way impacted on my view.I first heard about this book through some bloggers via Twitter Because I trust their judgement on books, I decided to try and request a copy, and was lucky enough to receive one I had next to no knowledge what the book was actually about, other than the fact this was it s first time being published in English, rather than its native Finnish Most of reviews I ve since seen have been extremely complimentary, and I was hoping I d feel the same way unfortunately, this was not the case.Maresi is about a young girl, living in a secluded nunnery, on a female only island The ...

  7. says:

    DNF on page 195I went into this book completely blind I had seen some talk on Twitter about it and I was fairly excited about it Maresi is a bland character She is loyal to the Abbey and the sisters who live work there, but there isn t muchI can say about her There are a lot a lot a lot of characters and some are mentioned without ever being talked about again As for the plot, it was soooooooo slooooooow There isn t any sort of conflict until it s almost over and even that seemed str DNF on page 195I went into this book completely blind I had seen some talk on Twitter about it and I was fairly excited about it Maresi is a bland character She is loyal to the Abbey and the sisters who live work there, but there isn t muchI can say about her There are a lot a lot a lot of characters and some are mentioned without ever being talked about again As for the plot, it was soooooooo slooooooow There isn t any sort of conflict until it s almost over and even that seemed strained I never really got invested in the story or the characters And even though I considered DNFing 100 pages in, I kept reading view spoiler And then came the implication that young girls were going to be raped I kept reading From there, one of the Sisters offers herself up to the men and basically a line forms and Maresi talks about how the door to the altar room yep, the altar room keeps opening and closing and what that means.And I was done hide s...

  8. says:

    What an enchanting read Everyone was telling me that it had fairytale vibes, and I totally agree It s perfect if you want to experience the same kind of vibes from the His Fair Assassin trilogy, or something like The Sin Eater s Daughter.

  9. says:

    Wow Tas bija ma iski Skaisti, dr mi un ausmino i, bet tom r ma iski T matu emm ana man v l ilgi paliks atmi.

  10. says:

    There s this habit in this book of making all men look powerful and strong but also mean and sexist and all women look pure, innocent and fragile And yes, the book is written mostly with the intention to show us how women are strong and capable of doing just as much as men but the world is not always this or that, positive and negative, there s so much to an individual than just evil or just good Readof my review on my blog post my There s this habit in this book of making all men look powerful and strong but also mean and sexist and all women look pure, innocent and fragile And yes, the book is written mos...

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