Beginning with the cover of the book, I would like to rate 4/5; I love fairyland in winter set-up and the cover delivers the same. The title didn’t really let out the story but it is somewhat intriguing to pick the book in the first place, I would rate the title a 3/5.
Set in the most recent year of the Civil War, Taylor Brown's Fallen Land starts with Callum. As the story unfolds, Callum is conveyed with orders from the “Colonel” to their group of steed hoodlums to discover nourishment for their men. While looking through the nearest home, he happens to stumble upon a little youngster, Ava, and endeavors to spare her from the destiny he anticipates happening to her on the off chance that she doesn’t cover-up.
Together Callum, his pony Reiver, and Ava advance, in some cases on horseback, at times by walking, from her family home in Virginia. They gradually clear their path through the savagery and decimation brought by the war.
Regardless of their feelings of trepidation, despite a changing scene and the risks from man, creature and nature all over, with every day and every night, it’s very own new awfulness appear, there is a simplicity to both Callum and Ava that enables their trust to develop as the miles and days pass by. Gradually, they develop to be a group by decision.
The author’s writing in this novel, “Fallen Land,” is exquisite, crude, flawlessness for the setting and the period.
Astounding character advancement. The epic follows the preliminaries and experiences of a youthful couple, Ava and Callum. Energetically prescribed! The story incorporates assault, a dedicated steed, starvation, dread, shrewd, an abundance tracker, murder, demolition and ruin, love and dread. This tale is elegantly composed and quick-paced. It unquestionably will keep at the edge of your seat. The language employed is very simple and therefore, it is to follow, with not much need for a dictionary.
Speaking of the overall book, I would like to rate the novel a whopping 3.5/5 and would recommend for young adults to understand the complexity of emotions involved. Most recommended for literature lovers.