Ms. Jennifer J. Mable

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The Merlin Conspiracy by Diana Wynne Jones
The Merlin Conspiracy by Diana Wynne Jones
13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good, could be longer, 3 Mar 2004
The Merlin Conspiracy is a good basic story, the characters are beautifully developed and the various links and connections between them both compelling and enthralling.
The only problem is it seems to take forever just to build up the story. Don't get me wrong, I've no problem with big build ups, they usually lead to big climaxes.
However, the climax to this story while exciting seems rushed. It seems to me The Merlin Conspiracy could do with being a series of books, and the end is left fully open to a sequel, it just seems that the real story doesn't start quick enough to enthrall a less than dedicated reader.
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