This book was a pleasant surprise. At first I wasn't sure that I would like it much.
I decided to review it anyway and I am glad that I did. This is the story of Astreus who's family has always had a special quest that generations of his ancestors have basically ignored.
At first the book was a bit slow, but I found myself fascinated by the way he talked of going on this wild quest.
I cheered when he set out to find the Jabberwocky...where he discovers a grand adventure.
He finds immortal beings, talking-chess-playing-cats, evil wizards who've repressed people, a crazy follower and a letter...about the bridge of dreams.
That part was a bit creepy...and then to come to the end and find the jabberwocky only to be faced with a choice. Nope not telling what it was you'll have to read the book to find out.
So for me this was a EPE or 5 star
I loved it even though it was short. I liked the choice he made in the end too.
About the Author:
Theodore Singer used to work for literacy programmes and educational development programmes. He is still an educator, but his current employment means he has to use a pen name.