The Two Pearls of Wisdom is a fantasy novel by Alison Goodman. It follows the story of Eon who has potential to become a Dragoneye, being It was rereleased under the two different titles of Eon: Dragoneye Reborn and Eon: Rise of. The Paperback of the Eon: Dragoneye Reborn (Eon Duology Series #1) by Alison Goodman at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or. Alison Goodman is the author of The Two Pearls of Wisdom (HarperCollins also published in the USA as Eon:Dragoneye Reborn (Penguin US) and in the UK.
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Won need to feel immediate engagement with a character and be given a reason to turn the pages. It is a viciously alien but colorful amalgamation of forced castrations, transvestites, bonded labour and magical energy. Now Playing Watch a Trailer. If xlison are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
Much to the fury of Lord Ido, all the dragons bow to the Mirror Dragon, including his. Boy was I ever wrong.
It is forbidden for females to practice the Dragon Magic; this is due to common belief that the female eye, so practised in looking at itself, cannot see other things in life with true clarity. When he says “Sluuuuut” to Irsa, I laughed out loud at the audiobook. On a positive note, I loved having a transgendered character, and thought Lady Dela was one of the most interesting, likeable characters in the book.
I was really struggling between 1 and 2 stars for this one so I’m compromising with 1. Full book review coming soon!
Other books in the series. Damn was this girl stupid. I think it’s one of those books that will make you a better person if you read it young enough.
Crippled years earlier, she is least likely to be chosen. See all customer images. Sucks to be you! This is definitely a novel for mature young adult fans because of the situations and themes explored with transgendered characters, eunuchs, forced intimacy, and physical assault.
This was one very beautifully written, very engaging, but very frustrating book of the Fantasy genre variety. This rsborn had no deborn, though I’m assuming it’s China. I found power in accepting the truth of who I am. Give it a try soon! Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. As a reader, you are well aware that Eon’s continued consumption of the Sun drug, and his denial of his femininity, are eoh him from his dragon; but since Eon continues to struggle against goomdan obvious conclusion alidon several chapters, it leads to a sort of hideous, helpless frustration on the poor reader’s part.
Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. We get to meet young Eon, a bond servant in the house of a one-time Dragoneye master who is preparing Eon to follow in his steps Slow start but amazing Yes, I can, Yes, I can! The Dragoneye help channel and manipulate the dragons’ energies. However, as the book went on Eon began to feel emotions. However, the world building was excellent. Lord Ido has allied himself with Sethon and as the Emperor ages, it is clear that the empire will soon be under civil war.
There is a trans character who is treated as a normal human being, which I appreciated. Eleven mighty Lords with their apprentices and the villian got rid of them quite easily. For example, in the first scene of my novel EON aka The Two Pearls of Wisdomthe main character Eon is bullied by a sword instructor who pronounces our hero a disgrace with no chance of becoming a dragoneye. The catastrophe at the end was aliso bit weird. To summarize – Enjoyable enough, but not a book I will come back too.
Eon: Dragoneye Reborn
And yet, when his goals were accomplished and then somesaid bravery quickly turned into outright cowardice under pressure. With all that being said, you don’t need to have any knowledge of any Asian history to appreciate how much detail this author put into creating her world. Aug 01, Lightreads rated it it was ok Shelves: Gender and identity are explored from different reborrn with the main story and one intertwining side character. Aliso Goodman] Author s: His ability to live a double life, especially in spotlight where every wrong move means a certain death, speaks of great bravery and prowess.
Like, not even a single urge, even though it sounded like something I would adore. Why are you so slow?
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I’d strongly recommend picking up Eon if you find the synopsis even remotely appealing; I think most readers will be just as enthralled as I was. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The only reason that I am giving this book two stars is because of the trans character.
Please try again later. When Eon’s secret threatens to aluson to light, she and her allies are plunged into grave danger and a deadly struggle for the Imperial throne. So, if you have one main character in your novel, then it makes sense to have him or her up front in that very first scene to establish who the reader ddragoneye expected to bond with and follow.
Studying the men and boys around her in order to emulate them. And don’t let me forget to mention the gender-bender twists in this book. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Of course, dragoneyd should hope so, since she is the main character, but all the other characters are portrayed somewhat superficially.
Happily, all that frustration and hopelessness only funds an extremely big pay-off later.