Series: The Immortals #3

Book Review: Tamora Pierce’s Emperor Mage

Book Review: Tamora Pierce’s Emperor Mage

Third in the Immortals fantasy adventure series for children about a young girl with the ability to speak and heal animals. This particular adventure occurs in Carthak. If you’re interested, there is a chronological listing of the Tortall books on my website. My Take All I can say is that I hope King Jon realizes what a treasure the kingdom of Tortall has in Daine! And Daine is beginning to see Numair with a different eye than that of a young girl…more that of a young woman. It’s another moral tale, the kind that Pierce does so very well, cloaking it in a fascinating story full of adventure and intrigue. This one is of treating people with decency whether they’re slaves, family, gods, animals, or the “man on the street”. It’s an excellent example of what can happen when any one person gets carried away with their own importance and tramples on the freedoms of others whether it’s the ability to seek out knowledge, feel easy in speaking out and existing, or simply ensuring that the people one governs are healthy and happy. Ooh, that emperor is such a jerk!! He thinks all he has to do is offer Daine […]

Posted January 24, 2012 by Kathy Davie in Book Reviews, Middle-Grade readers / 0 Comments