Engines of the Broken World

Engines of the Broken World

Book - 2013
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In a rural village far distant from the dead and dying cities, twelve-year-old Merciful discovers horrible secrets and must make decisions that may save or doom her world.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2013
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780805096293
Branch Call Number: YF VAN NVD
Characteristics: 262 pages ; 20 cm


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Feb 04, 2014

I loved the title "Engines of the Broken World" and expected apocalyptic/dystopian fiction which is a genre I enjoy. It devolved into horror rather quickly and was terrifyingly creepy. Then the horror became almost humor-horror as the undead characters developed. Character development overall was excellent, especially of the brave kids. I liked the story, the writing was good.....but I felt ambushed when the story devolved into Christian literature about the end times and a struggle between God and the Devil. The ending was not coherent and very unsatisfying.

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