Quintana of Charyn: Book summary and reviews of Quintana of Charyn by Melina Marchetta

Quintana of Charyn

The Lumatere Chronicles

by Melina Marchetta

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Quintana of Charyn by Melina Marchetta
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Separated from the girl he loves and has sworn to protect, Froi and his companions travel through Charyn searching for Quintana and building an army that will secure her unborn child's right to rule. While in the valley between two kingdoms, Quintana of Charyn and Isaboe of Lumatere come face-to-face in a showdown that will result in heartbreak for one and power for the other. The complex tangle of bloodlines, politics, and love introduced in Finnikin of the Rock and Froi of the Exiles coalesce into an engrossing climax in this final volume.

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"Starred Review. Readers who have fallen in love with Quintana, Froi, Finnikin, Isaboe, and others will eagerly seek out what fate has in store for them." - Publishers Weekly

"Starred Review. Readers will have a hard time forgetting the complex, deeply human characters that populate this multifaceted narrative." - Kirkus

"Starred Review. As Froi gains understanding of the disparate pieces that make up Quintana, readers put together the intricately plotted pieces that make this vivid and wholly satisfying story complete. A standout fantasy series." - Booklist

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Melina Marchetta Author Biography

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Melina Marchetta is one of Australia's most successful writers of young-adult fiction and is a best-selling and critically acclaimed author in more than twenty countries and in eighteen languages. In 2009 Marchetta won the prestigious Michael L. Printz Award from the American Library Association for On the Jellicoe Road, and Melina's screenplay for this book is currently set to be made into a major film with an international cast to be directed by Looking for Alibrandi director Kate Woods. Melina is also developing a television series with writer/director Cathy Randall (Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger) and is a writer for ABC-TV's Dance Academy. Finnikin of the Rock, Book One of the Lumatere Chronicles, was first published in Australia in 2008, followed in 2010 by the companion novel to her...

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