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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Whoever wanted to finish reading it on their own, could read it on their own and tell the rest of us tne it. The audience that would most likely have the most interest in this book would be people that like young adult fiction, adventure, and suspense. The problem is, Mr.

Chicken House Books – Icemark Chronicles 1: The Cry of the Icemark

I guess I’ll have to read the end and tell them what happens. For some time the capital is empty but the Enemy does not think about repopulating it they don’t have to storm it anymore, since it’s EMPTYso conveniently the Icemarkians come down and simply march in, and the city is fully functionable despite its abandonment in the middle of a very hard winter.

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With this book, you’ll never get bored! If I give you an example of the humour, you hte be under the impression the story’s packed to the gills with it. There are some people who complain about the amount of exposition, our that Thirrin is an unlikable protagonist. Aug 20, Munira rated it really liked it.

The Cry Of The Icemark

Assisted by many wonderful adult characters both human and non-humanThirrin finds that her greatest ally is the boy Oskan Witch’s Son. Even the scene when Oskan has to choose between being a Black Witch or a White Witch is predictable and icemadk of dramatism. A lesson for Mr.


The leopards are as tall as warhorses at the shoulder, Tharaman-Thar even bigger, and are icsmark fighters. I’m not a fan of war books, but because of this masterpiece, it made a boring war s I bought this book last in a book fair at my school and after reading it, set it aside. Out with some friends for lunch, spent all my money and only a few twenties left, I saw The Cry of the Icemark in a bookstore and after a quick glance at the blurb I simply had to have it.

The Icemark Chronicles 3 books. She constantly loses her temper icemaek absolutely no consequences to follow, and while Icemadk lov I do not recommend this book if you are someone who is a fan of Tamora Pierce and other quality authors of the fantasy realm.

She’s not devoid of emotion; she’s full of emotion and passion, but is almost never ruled by them.

I decided to give it two stars instead of one for one simple reason: There was no character development and from the beginning the adult characters acted and sounded too much like children. With this in mind, the Vampires reluctantly agree fo send aid. It’s the blend that’s the thing; it’s the skill with which Hill has finally brought the words to the page and the characters and situations to life.

And if the author had not fallen into one of my most hated pits: I loved this book. In addition, the forces of the Holly King and the Oak King of the nearby forest join the war, as they have made themselves allies with Thirrin.

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

We even got to have extra family read aloud sessions. We really liked it when Therrin punched the werewolf, and then he ended up being the king of the werewolves and eventually swore allegiance to her.


Thirrin, having just made an alliance with the werewolves by saving their king, must now seek out more allies, as the Icemark and the werewolves alone cannot defeat the Empire. I really struggled through this one. The Icemark Chronicles Website has reported that the company that purchased the rights to the movie will not actually be making a film of the first book in the near future, if at all but is expected to.

Really the only believable portion about her was her inability to understand why Oskan’s actions irked her so through the wonderfully rosy glasses of puberty and even that gets old before you’re halfway done with the book because there’s no self examination by the character with which to form the resolution that yes she’s attracted to the boy!

I would have loved to have been a Hypolitan citizen. However, the Icemark people quickly proved that they wouldn’t easily be conquered. It’s hysterical, with some of the best lines I’ve read and they make me laugh no matter how many times I read these books.

I demoted this to two stars. Shortly after her 14th birthday, she is officially made heir to the throne in the case of her father’s cyr. On the advice of King Grishmak of the werewolves, Thirrin and Oskan travel to the Hub of the World, to try to ally themselves with the Snow Leopards, led by Tharaman-Thar, who live there.