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A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab, reviewed by Farrah
Going into this book, I wasn’t sure what to expect. The concept sounded fascinating, but the execution was even better.
‘A Darker Shade of Magic’ follows Kell and Lila within a world of multiple dimensions. As a traveller, Kell is one of the only two people who can travel between the world’s London’s: Grey, Red and White. Black London has long since been destroyed. Kell and Lila have a chance meeting and from that moment their story unfolds, as they attempt to save Red London from the darker forces attempting to penetrate from Black London.
I found the world immersive, the characters three-dimensional and the story action packed from the very first page. I read it in two days and have already continued on with the trilogy.