The storm of echoes

Christelle Dabos, 1980-

Book - 2021

"Ophelia must rely on all her skills as a reader to stay ahead of her adversaries while on the ark of Babel, desperately longing for her betrothed, Thorn"--OCLC.

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Dabos, Christelle, 1980- Passe-miroir. bk. 4.
Fantasy fiction
New York, N.Y. : Europa Editions 2021.
Item Description
Translation of: La tempête des échos.
Physical Description
447 pages : map ; 24 cm
Main Author
Christelle Dabos, 1980- (author)
Other Authors
Hildegarde Serle (translator)
Review by School Library Journal Reviews

Gr 9 Up—Arks are falling as the world collapses, entire villages disappearing into the void. To try and stop the destruction, Ophelia and Thorn must discover the secrets of Babel's Deviations Observatory. But what should have been a straightforward mission tangles Ophelia up in the power of God, the nature of the Other, and a plan centuries in the making. A series founded on political intrigue and romance has made a hard pivot into the nature of identity, agency, and sacrifice as these characters fight for their happy ending. VERDICT This award-winning French fantasy series went viral on TikTok during the pandemic and its American readers finally have the epic conclusion. Readers might have to sit with this finale to appreciate its metaphysical possibilities. Copyright 2022 School Library Journal.

Review by Publisher Summary 1

“A hallucinatory marriage of Pride and Prejudice and A Game of Thrones.”—Matthew Skelton, author of the Endymion Spring booksIn this gripping finale to Christelle Dabos’s international best-selling Mirror Visitor saga, Ophelia, the mirror-traveling heroine, and Thorn discover that the truth they have been seeking has always been hidden behind the mirror.Christelle Dabos takes us on a journey to the heart of a great game to which the all-too-human affairs of her book’s protagonists are ominously connected.The distrust between them has been overcome and now Ophelia and Thorn love each other passionately. However, they must keep their love hidden. Only in this way can they continue their journeys toward an understanding of the indecipherable code of God and the truth behind the mysterious figure of the Other, whose devastating power continues to bring down entire pieces of arks, plunging thousands of innocents into the void.Ophelia and Thorn arrive at the observatory of the Deviations, an institute shrouded in absolute secrecy and overseen by a sect of mystical scientists who secretly conduct terrifying experiments. There, Ophelia and Thorn hope to discover truths that will halt the destruction and death and bring the world back into balance.