The Houseof a Thousand Lanterns

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Fontana , (London)
Fiction in Eng
StatementVictoria Holt.
The Physical Object
Pagination320p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22615041M
ISBN 100006143490

The House of a Thousand Lanterns is a terrific Gothic romance: intrepid heroine, romance, deception, an old English manor, a marriage of convenience, a sinister house, murder, family secrets, hidden treasurethis book has it all/5.

The copy of "House Of A Thousand Lanterns" by Victoria Holt arrived on time and in the stated condition. My mother loves this author and her paperback copy has fallen apart, so I was really glad to find this hardcover at Amazon.

She started reading it yesterday and is enthralled. A great story with a great cover is a great blessing/5(20). The copy of "House Of A Thousand Lanterns" by Victoria Holt arrived on time and in the stated condition. My mother loves this author and her paperback copy has fallen apart, so I was really glad to find this hardcover at Amazon.

She started reading it yesterday and is enthralled. A great story with a great cover is a great blessing/5(24). 25 rows  Jane Lindsay was fascinated by the mere idea of the house.

but it was a world away, in the. Forest of a Thousand Lanterns is a dark and gruesome,!!!East Asian!!. fantasy about Xifeng, a beautiful peasant girl who has always been told that she is destined for greatness. Xifeng is raised by her abusive aunt/Guma who longs to fulfill Xifeng's destiny, the cards have predicted.

They show Xifeng's future full of power and as Empress, but with great power comes great sacrifice and /5. The House of a Thousand Lanterns has been the most interesting book I've read. The plot can be misleading and results in quite a shock once you reach the end of the book, just like all the other Holt novels.

It is a mystery/romance story. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who enjoys love stories with a little action.5/5(5). "Forest of a Thousand Lanterns is a stunning debut, a sort of inside-out fairy tale where beauty is a weapon, ambition is armor, and the empire is the battlefield.

Xifeng doesn't ask for what she wants—she takes it. This book is dangerous; you should read it."—Jodi Meadows, New York Times bestselling coauthor of My Lady Jane/5(14).

Praise. Praise for Forest of a Thousand Lanterns: A Junior Library Guild Selection A New York Public Library – Best Book for Teens “A richly developed fantasy world coupled with an ambitious anti-heroine of complex agency, this story shines and surprises at every C.

Dao is a talent to watch. Forest of a Thousand Lanterns is populated with a variety of compelling, colorful, and well-developed characters.

The unique, refreshing fantasy setting is based on Asian cultures, and while it still feels in many ways like a Western fairy tale, it may spark readers to explore other vast, rich folklores.5/5.

Buy The House of a Thousand Lanterns by Victoria Holt online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 8 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1). "Forest of a Thousand Lanterns is a stunning debut, a sort of inside-out fairy tale where beauty is a weapon, ambition is armor, and the empire is the battlefield.

Xifeng doesn't ask for what she wants--she takes it. This book is dangerous; you should read it."--Jodi Meadows, New York Times bestselling coauthor of My Lady Jane /5(K).

Title: Forest of a Thousand Lanterns Author: Julie C. Dao Genre: Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Fairy Tale Retellings, YA Publisher: Philomel Books Publication date: October Hardcover: An East Asian fantasy reimagining of The Evil Queen legend about one peasant girl’s quest to become Empress–and the darkness she must unleash to achieve her destiny.

Praise for Forest of a Thousand Lanterns: A Junior Library Guild Selection A New York Public Library - Best Book for Teens "A richly developed fantasy world coupled with an ambitious anti-heroine of complex agency, this story shines and surprises at every C.

Dao is a talent to watch. The House of a Thousand Lanterns by Victoria Holt,Doubleday edition, in English - [Book Club ed.].Author: Victoria Holt.

‘Forest of a Thousand Lanterns’ book review: Julie C. Dao enthralls readers with this villain origin story Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, our coverage will be : Lelanie Seyffer. Buy Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Dao, C., Julie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(78). Under the Thousand Lanterns (German: Unter den tausend Laternen) is a French-West German crime film directed by Erich Engel and starring Michel Auclair, Gisela Trowe, and Hanna Rucker.

It was entered into the Cannes Film Festival. It was made by Real Film at the Wandsbek Studios in Hamburg and on location in the city. The film's sets were designed by Albrecht Becker and Herbert Music by: Michael Jary.

FOREST OF A THOUSAND LANTERNS. From the "Rise of the Empress" series, volume 1 by Julie C. Dao. Age Range: 14 - 18 BUY NOW FROM Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

Buy a cheap copy of Forest of a Thousand Lanterns book by Julie C. Dao. Free shipping over $ The House of a Thousand Lanterns Book Summary and Study Guide. Victoria Holt Booklist Victoria Holt Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The House of a Thousand Lanterns; This story takes place in England and then in China in a beautiful house known as The House of a Thousand Lanterns.

Jane heard stories of this enchanting house her.

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Title: Forest of A Thousand Lanterns Author: Julie C. Dao Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group Publication Date: Octo Rating: /5 Synopsis: An East Asian fantasy reimagining of The Evil Queen legend about one peasant girl's quest to become Empress--and the darkness she must unleash to achieve her destiny.

Eighteen-year-old Xifeng is beautiful. Forest of A Thousand Lanterns By Julie C. Dao “She would bloom where she was planted and let her roots close around the throats of her enemies.” Series: A Rise of The Empress #1 Publisher: Philomel Books Author: Julie C.

Dao Available at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Book Depository Goodreads: "An East Asian fantasy. The house of a thousand lanterns, Hong Kong, China ca. From the blurb: From the moment Jane Lindsay hears of the House of a Thousand Lanterns she is fascinated by it. But she never imagines she will see it, for the house is on the other side of.

Title: Forest of a Thousand Lanterns Author: Julie C. Dao Rating: 4/5 owls Book available in Book Depository “All one had to do was let the spikes emerge allow long, lethal thorns to burst from the skin.

One had to stab into others and climb over them, slick with blood, because the sun shone at the top, and that was all that mattered in this sick and lonely life.”. This verse reminds me of a very specific part of Forest of a Thousand Lanterns–the part in which Xifeng kills a rabbit and eats its heart in order to complete a spell that will restore Xifeng’s beauty after she gets a horrible slash across her face.

After Xifeng eats the rabbit, the gash disappears, but later on in a marketplace, Xifeng. Praise for Forest of a Thousand Lanterns A Junior Library Guild Selection A New York Public Library - Best Book for Teens "A richly developed fantasy world coupled with an ambitious anti-heroine of complex agency, this story shines and surprises at every turn.

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Dao is a talent to watch."--Marie Lu, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Young Elites ★ "A masterful /5(78). Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao Published Octo I'm in the minority here but I've never been a big fan of fairy stories, so retellings aren't usually a genre that interests me.

Mythology and general trope twisting yes, fairy tales not so much. Perhaps this explains why Naomi Novik's Uprooted. The Wrath and the Dawn meets Snow White and the Huntsman in this dark and mystical East Asian fantasy reimagining of The Evil Queen legend about one peasant girl's quest to become Empress.

"A richly developed fantasy world Julie C. Dao is a talent to watch."—Marie Lu, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Young Elites Eighteen-year-old Xifeng is beautiful. Brian Geffen at Philomel has preempted a debut YA fantasy by Julie C.

Dao in a six-figure, three-book of a Thousand Lanterns is a reimagining of the evil queen from Snow White based on. The House Of A Thousand Lanterns By Victoria Holt - FictionDB.

Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao Fantasy pages Published Octo From Goodreads: An East Asian fantasy reimagining of The Evil Queen legend about one peasant girl’s quest to become Empress–and the darkness she must unleash to achieve her destiny.

Eighteen-year-old Xifeng is beautiful. The stars say she is destined for greatness, that she is meant to be. I got this book from the October Fairyloot and ended up taking this long to actually read it, but I guess that worked out since it ended up being the May read-along book on Books and Tea!.

And ohhh boy This is going to be one of those reviews that don’t make a lot of sense (or just less than usual) because it was so good!! I can already say Forest of a Thousand Lanterns is probably one of.

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Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao. An East Asian fantasy reimagining of The Evil Queen legend about one peasant girl’s quest to become Empress–and the darkness she must unleash to achieve her destiny. Eighteen-year-old Xifeng is beautiful.

The stars say she is destined for greatness, that she is meant to be Empress of Feng Lu.