Tipje van de sluier dinsdag

Ik heb geen lees dip maar gewoon wel wat minder zin om te lezen dus ik ben nog steeds bezig in A darker shade of magic van V.E. Schwab. Ik vind het boek echt super goed, dus daarom deel ik graag nog een tipje van de sluier met jullie uit dit boek:

He frowned, looked down at the talisman in his grip, and caught his breath. ( p. 244 ) 

Grey London is dirty, boring, lacks magic, ruled by mad King George. Red London is where life and magic are revered, and the Maresh Dynasty presides over a flourishing empire. White London is ruled by whoever has murdered their way to the throne. People fight to control magic, and the magic fights back, draining the city to its very bones. Once there was Black London – but no one speaks of that now.

Officially, Kell is the Red Traveler, personal ambassador and adopted Prince of Red London, carrying the monthly correspondences between royals of each London. Unofficially, Kell smuggles for those willing to pay for even a glimpse of a world they’ll never see. This dangerous hobby sets him up for accidental treason. Fleeing into Grey London, Kell runs afoul of Delilah Bard, a cut-purse with lofty aspirations. She robs him, saves him from a dangerous enemy, then forces him to another world for her ‘proper adventure’.

But perilous magic is afoot, and treachery lurks at every turn. To save all of the worlds, Kell and Lila will first need to stay alive — trickier than they hoped ( van: Goodreads )

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