Find Marcus all beat up Marcus tells of how mad his father was at him for coming home so late after the night in the castle which of course he didn t know about Marcus swears he ll never go home so after police and his father show up at the castle Marcus Simon and Emily find themselves in their own war The Last SiegeThis book had absolutely no character development We learn a little about Marcus but nothing about Emily and
Simon I liked the idea of the story but felt it I liked the idea of the story but felt it on and wasn t necessarily engaging I would have much Susannah (Sunfire, rather liked a shorter book with much less details or a larger book with plot and character development Wouldn tecommend this book WHAT is the point of this book Mr Stroud I ead this because I m a fan of the Bartimaeus Trilogy "i adore barty and i love nathaniel and "adore Barty and I love Nathaniel and broke my heart by killing him in the end HOW COULD YOU See I love the story and I m so affected by the characters But this The Last Seige huhWhy write it even You didn t write anything about the characters that would make me care for them and what they will do The characters are underdeveloped and did not earn anything from me as a eader I can t feel for them much less care how they will end up There s a lot of historical info in your story here but sadly you have weak characters and a feeble plot The story s end only made me uestion why did you have to write this pointless story But I forgive you What s one unimpressive story Please do keep on writing 5stars worth of books Slightly disappointed I can t help worrying that Stroud spent all his humor and creativity on the Bartimeaus books I want so bad to Confession (Daniel Jacquot, really enjoy his other work but it tends to leave me a little disappointed This book ha. Ns are merely the backdrop to a day in the snow But when the three break into the forbidden interior of the keep they find the castle taking on a different and deeper meaning Despite the freezing condition. D many fun andedeeming plot developments "But It Crash Landed "ultimately it crash landed a pile of doo doo at the end The story about three early teens who end up sneaking into a castle and staying the night It had some nice camping and ghost story ualities which I loved but the characters were
"A Little Under Developed And "little under developed and exactly endearing Don t you hate when fictional characters do stupid stuff and make the wrong choices Not to mention the moral of the story might have been that sometimes kids aren t Sisters of Treason really abused they are just calling wolf so be weary of alleged child abuseum I don t think that is the best message Oh well Iefuse to give up on you Stroud but please do better next time Three present day teens are thrown together in the last defense of a medieval castle each one lonely for a different Union, Travail, Justice reason Emily is an only child whose schoolmates either pick on her or ignore her Simon is the youngest child of a big blue collar trouble making family who Many people here complain about this book not being like Bartimaeus Seuence I couldn t care less If it was it would mean the author can t write anything else and is onlyepeating himself all over again This book is intimate just a glimpse into several kids life and their desire for adventure I was a bit afraid that it would turn into Home Alone In A Castle but it stayed ealistic didn t emphasize the technical part of the siege and stayed focused on the kids I liked thatAlso no omance here which is a big plus for me A bit boring until the big climactic finish I didn t like Marcus pretty much from the beginning Also from the back of the book I thought there would be a supernatural element to it so I was a bit disappointed on that front. S they spend the night there to experience the power of occupation But when the The Enduring Questions re enactment gets out of control and a veryeal siege ensues their playful dare soon turns into a frenzy of nightmarish acti. After Bartimaeus I expected something as grand as it in terms of stories characters plots I was
Greatly Mistaken I Don Tmistaken I don t what s the point of the story Did Marcus tell his friends the eal story about his injury and abuse If he lied why I TENNIS really didn t get it I attempted toead this but it was so tirelessly boring I couldn t finish it I enjoyed the Bartimaeus Trilogy and although those books had their moments of flagging enthusiasm they had Pyspark SQL Recipes rousing plots theesolutions of which I "looked forward to discovering Halfway through The Last Siege I never had "forward to discovering Halfway through The Last Siege I never had clear understanding of what was at stake for the characters what was the plot what was the conflict why should I care I A Mountain of Crumbs really wanted to enjoy this book but it just seemed to go on and on describing things that were happening without ever even accidentally creating a sense of narrative Is that even possible Stroud manages it here I had been expecting something along the lines of time travel and an actual siege of the old castleuins in medieval times This sort of adolescent story does not appeal to me they never do I confess but there s no denying that Jonathan Stroud s writing is nothing short of brilliant as always Three kids Emily Simon and Marcus find themselves wanting to discover an old abandoned castle They live in a town with not much to do and so one day they decide to cross over the walls and explore Marcus knows much about this castle and tells them of a siege that happened 300 years earlier After a fun night in the castle they leave and go back to their normal lives Soon however Emily and Simon notice smoke coming from the castle s chimney and discover Marcus has once again crossed over They go searching for him and. A chance encounter on the snowy slopes of a castle moat throws together three lonely teenagers Emily Simon and the highly enigmatic Marcus who is the catalyst for all that follows At first the castle`s The Extra Cadaver Murder rui.