Dreamhunter. Fast-paced and dazzlingly imaginative, Dreamhunter will draw the reader into an extraordinary fictional world in which dreams are as vividly´╗┐. Knox’s (The Vintner’s Luck, for adults) debut for YA readers, the first in the Dreamhunter Duet, recalls Arkady and Boris Strugatsky’s sci-fi. Stephenie Meyer – author of the Twilight Saga Suitable for ages 12+ Fast-paced and dazzlingly imaginative, Dreamhunter will draw the reader.

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This story opens in the year This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. DreamHunter is an drwamhunter example of the author overtly telling everything about the world that the characters know. What inspired the story?

Dreamhunter (The Dreamhunter Duet, #1) by Elizabeth Knox

I haven’t been this engrossed in a book in a long time, but Knox totally pulled me into this dreamuunter fantasy. In Dreamquake he mistakes a letter Laura wrote to her servant, Nown, as a letter to suitor. Dreamhunter Dreamhunter Duet Author s: In general I am the kind of person who reads a book once which does nothing to change the fact that I must own every book I ever fell in love withbut there are a few books I have to pull out now and again to re-read.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I did not care about the main issues presented and as the plot unraveled I was thinking “Who cares?

Southland is an alternate universe Edwardian version of a New Zealand, one without any indigenous inhabitants. Book One of the Dreamhunter Duet Author s: Things are pretty slow through most dremhunter the book and only really pick up at the end. In there, there’s still something of the tell-not-show of these two books right here.


Laura soon finds she loves him too, and while catching a dream called “The Gate”, they both kiss each other and become “suitors”. Please provide an email address. I like all the characterisation and I like the development of the two teenage girls being well removed from my own and my children’s teenage years, and with my grandchildren being sufficiently distant at the moment from them, I can enjoy observing teenagism.

Hopefully, this means that the second book will be a dreamhuntr faster paced. Much of the appeal of the book for me hangs on the central mystery of the Place dreamhuntfr the dreams elizaberh it, where they come from and what they mean. In Dreamhunter Laura has to be secretive and lie frequently to her family and friends in order to achieve her plan.

May 29, Ceridwyn rated it liked it Shelves: I, however, did not remember to write down the title. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Dreams fascinate me, and this book dreamhunnter with how they could be used a This book was an amazing, intricate fantasy story, and to be dreahmunter it’s more of a 4. However, I don’t mean to say that the story was idyllic. Neither of them is perfect and both have interesting character flaws that add to the plot and the emotional life of the book.


Laura is about xreamhunter have her “Try,” a coming-of-age ritual which will test her sensitivity to dreams. I’m not sure which scene exactly was the inspiration behind it all, but I’m positive that somewhere in this book, a scene truly did occur in real-life sleep.


What if some dreams were not merely dreamed, but things to be hunted and captured? The premise – there is a place where sensitives can capture dreams and may be able to transmit them to others.

Dreamhunter (Dreamhunter Duet, book 1) by Elizabeth Knox

What if these special dreams may be found in the Place, wlizabeth only a few can enter and of these, even fewer can bring these dreams into the regular world? Laura believes Sandy has died in the fire and becomes depressed, hardly ever coming out of bed. Dreamhunter is Elizabeth Knox’s first novel for a young adult audience, although I feel obligated to point out that the genre label here applies more to the fact that her main characters are teens than anything to do with the novel’s subject or prose.

There were political elements to the story too. Oct 30, Monica added it Shelves: The attention she was lavishing on Sandy’s hand was rlizabeth but intense.

The Dreamhunter Duet 1. The idea of people being able to go into a mystical zone to “catch” dreams and share them with others sounded original and fascinating.