Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Grade –This epic fantasy has at its center a Book 1 of 3 in The Icemark Chronicles (3 Book Series). The Cry of The Icemark is the first novel in the Icemark Trilogy. It follows Thirrin Freer Strong-in-the-Arm Lindenshield, the year old heir to the throne of. Philip Ardagh gets caught up in Stuart Hill’s epic fantasy, The Cry of the Icemark.

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After King Redrought sacrifices his entire army to stop the invasion, Thirrin, his daughter, xry left alone to save the nation. If Thirrin’s name-cum-title makes you blanch, be assured that there’s humour in it. And she will lead h The Icemark is a kingdom in grave danger.

I just wish that Hill had walked away from this one at the manuscript stage for about a year, taken the time to write some other things, then come back and given it the sort of brutal editing that would have taken it from mediocre to great.

However, the Icemark people quickly proved that they wouldn’t easily be conquered.

January 3, Scholastic Audio Books; Unabridged edition: And the Polipontans seemed to be like the Roman Empire. And she will lead her allies to victory with her fierce battle cry: Retrieved from ” https: Paperbackpages.

Much of the story is very much glossed over, with a lot of telling without much expansion upon emotions, reactions I guess I’ll have to read the end and tell them what happens. This page was last edited on 7 Decemberat Go girls, you all rocked! The leopards are as tall as warhorses at the shoulder, Tharaman-Thar even bigger, and are fearsome fighters. Fantasy fans, military history aficionados. Many of the elements – the Oak and Holly Kings, Hill’s take on werewolves, the snow leopards – were truly original, as was Oskan’s gifts and personal history.


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Therrin is an amazing soldier and everyone defers to I demoted this to two stars. She definitely makes a solid case for women as monarchs. In this book a 13 year old girl named Thirrin has is preparing to become queen of the Icemark and now she has.

Thirrin Freer Strong-in-the-Arm Lindenshield is a fourteen year old girl who is the princess of the Icemark kingdom. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. ULtimately, I stuck it out through the book for Thirrin and Oskan, who were by far the most dynamic characters. I read this book over and over and over because it gives a new flavor to worn out species and stories.

They know this will be difficult because of the centuries of distrust and hatred between the two races. With immense skill and tactics, the Allies manage to continuously bring down the Empire’s numbers. He made me feel as if my heart was ripped out when King Redrought was slain. I’m not so sure, but the five-star reviews from young readers show that the book is appreciated and even loved.

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The Cry of the Icemark by Stuart Hill

Icemark is a medieval fantasy with a more complex set of characters and a more complex vision of good This was my absolute favorite series when I was about twelve years old. She will forge an extraordinary alliance of noble Snow Leopards, ancie The Icemark is a kingdom in grave danger.

The icemari wasn’t macabre or too dark, which led me to think it was pro I still remember the incident in which I bought this book. Thirrin seems nothing more than ciemark arro Starting note: Scipio Bellorum calls out the Allied cavalry. Hill took these elements very seriously and worked hard to get this part right and make it feel realistic. Little information is available at the current moment but what is known is that it will be produced by Courtney Pledger cey the screenplay will be by Michael Hirst The Tudors, Elizabeth: None of them is aware of the bigger picture.


The Cry of the Icemark (The Icemark Chronicles: Book 1)

The battles were supremely done but the final one was very And if the author had not fallen into one of my most hated pits: I demoted this to two stars. I realize this is a childrens book and it’s not bad but it isn’t great either. It was definitely a five star listen for this reader. Werewolves, vampires, witches, and much more exist in the lands around her, but convincing them to fight with her is a batt The first installment of the Icemark Chronicles by Stuart Hill is set in the fantasy land of the Icemark and follows year-old Princess Thirrin Freer Strong-in-the-arm Lindenshield, Wildcat of the North.

I would recommend to people who like fantasy, adventure, and mystery. Fans of military fantasy.

There are marked similarities between Boudica and Thirrin; bright red hair, icemafk piercing gaze, and a certain bluntness of speech. That’s why I’m giving this vry stars!

Refresh and try again. This is probably one of my favorite books. Here’s a man who seems to know a good children’s book when he reads one. If only these lands were inhabited by people and not stereotypes Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

Thirrin was the perfect young queen.