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Review: Lady of Dreams by W.R. Gingell

Review: Lady of Dreams by W.R. Gingell

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Confined to her couch, Clovis Sohn spends her days and nights dreaming, drifting further away from the outside world with each passing day. But Clovis’s dreams are also real, giving her a glimpse into the lives of those around her…

When a moment of unthinking sympathy twines Clovis’s dreams with the bored, playful composer Yong-hwa, she must decide whether to keep dreaming in the comfort of her chaise lounge, or to awaken into a reality that is by no means so sure or familiar as her dreams.

Blurb and cover from Goodreads

Jane Austen meets Korean steampunk in the latest release from literary genius, W.R. Gingell!

I wasn’t sure about this at first, just because the premise is so different from Gingell’s SHARDS OF A BROKEN SWORD series (which I loved). I was a little uncertain, but all my favorite things about her works, unique characterizations, creative settings, and multilayered storylines, were all here! (Not to mention swoon-worthy, sweet romance.)

The plot:

The story moves a little slowly the first chapter or so, but it really picks up from there. I was very quickly curious as to what would happen. The complex interactions of the characters was definitely a huge draw. Gingell rewards her readers well and I never should have doubted!

The characters:

Clovis is an unusual narrator mainly because of her profound apathy (in the beginning). I have never seen such an unemotional character made so sympathetic and it’s one of my favorite things about this book.

The intricate dance of Ae-jung, Jessamy, Se-ri, Yong-hwa, Hyuan-jun was incredibly well orchestrated. I was deeply impressed that I never felt the story was rushed, failed to make sense, or had holes.

Also, where can I buy a Yong-hwa? (You think I’m joking, but I’m not.)

Overall, I loved this book. I look forward to the upcoming installments in the series and getting to Gingell’s backlist!

Originally posted on ElisabethWheatley.com

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4.5

Can't wait for book #2!

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