An Ember in the Ashes Review | Kieran Higgins

Review – An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

I enjoyed this book – I didn’t love it quite as much as all the hype, but it was an ok read. I liked the rich world that had been created, even if a little too much was packed into the first book. There were a lot of references to the other cultures and mythical creatures that were unneeded for a book that essentially takes place with a few square miles.

What stopped it getting that final star was a few issues with the writing and characterisation.

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