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Inkspell (Inkheart Trilogy #2)

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Dustfinger, the fire-eater, needs to return to the tale from which he came. He finds Orpheus, a crooked storyteller with the ability to read him back. Also includes a hand-drawn map of the Inkworld and a helpful reference of characters in the story.

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A year has gone by, but Meggie still ponders daily about Inkheart, a book whose characters leap into being. For the fire-eater Dustfinger, though, these magical transformations have a desperate downside: He is unable to return to the tale from whence he came. Finally, he finds a crooked storyteller with the ability to read him back into the medieval story; leaving his faithful Farid stranded behind. At loose ends, the young apprentice enlists the help of Meggie. Before long, both slip into the cavernous book, which offers no immediate hope of rescue.

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In this spellbinding follow-up to Inkheart, Funke expertly mixes joy, pain, suspense and magic. In the opening chapter, Dustfinger returns to Inkheart, the fantastic novel (within Funke's novel of the same name) from which he was sprung, and his "devoted" apprentice, Farid, asks Meggie to use her magical reading powers to send him into the story. Meggie, lured by the "place of marvels and adventures," goes with him. Her parents soon follow. The omniscient narrator allows readers to jump from the "real" world to Inkworld, where a war is brewing between Ombra Castle and the evil Adderhead's Castle of Night. Worse, Meggie's father, Mo (aka Silvertongue), is mistaken for a Robin Hood-type figure known as the Bluejay and is to be executed. Readers will race along with Meggie and other Inkheart favorites as the characters try to create a "happy ending." Funke again cleverly plays with the power of words: Fenoglio, the author of Inkheart, now lives in the world he created and continues to write new story lines-which play out in often unintended ways (e.g. he bases the Bluejay character on Meggie's father, putting Mo in danger). This is a thick and dark book (the Magpie shoots Mo, nearly killing him, and Basta appears for a final showdown), as well as sophisticated-especially the romance blossoming between Farid and Meggie, and Dustfinger's complicated relationship with Meggie's mother. There is much left to explore; readers will eagerly await the last in the planned trilogy. Ages 8-up. (Oct.) Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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Gr 5-8-Fourteen-year-old Meggie is back at home after the intrigue and adventure she encountered in Inkheart (Chicken House, 2003), the first volume in this projected trilogy. In this second episode, the calm of her life is shattered when Farid, protege of the fire-eater, Dustfinger, begs her to use her magical ability and read him into Dustfinger's story. Meggie longs to see the enchanted world she has only encountered through the pages of a book and travels with Farid into the story. Events quickly spin out of control. Evil characters from Inkheart re-emerge to extract revenge. Battle lines are drawn between two kingdoms. Several individuals are intent on re-writing the story to ensure their own happy ending. A multitude of intriguing characters are kept straight by the tour-de-force performance of actor Brendan Frazier who distinguishes each one with a different accent-from Dustfinger's Scottish burr to Fenoglio's Brooklyn inflection to Orpheus's southern drawl. His performance is so convincing that listeners must remind themselves that this is not a full-cast production. Action, romance, and danger are delivered with just the right inflection and pace in this stunning performance. Expect the popularity of the series to climb as Inkheart has been optioned for movie rights.-Tricia Melgaard, Centennial Middle School, Broken Arrow, OK Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.
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One year after the events of Inkheart (2003), one by one, the characters find themselves read from the real world into the Inkworld. Dustfinger is ecstatic to be back home after his long exile; Meggie is thrilled to explore the story that has seduced her with its beauty; Mo and Resa want only to bring their daughter Meggie back. The metaliterary musings begun in the previous title become grander here, as each character grapples with the possibility of challenging the fate that has been written. Fenoglio, the author of the fictional Inkheart, takes on a tragic role, as he sees his godlike idyll threatened when his words and characters take on lives of their own. Woven in and around the breakneck adventure is the provocative notion that words, and the meanings they carry, are plastic and ever susceptible to change. While the permeability of the membrane between imagination and reality may form the base of the novel, Funke delivers more than enough action, romance, tragedy, villainy and emotion to keep readers turning the pages-and waiting for the sequel the cliffhanger ending promises. (Fiction. 10+)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780756979171
  • Publisher: Scholastic HRDerbacks
  • Publication date: 9/1/2007
  • Series: Inkheart Trilogy , #2
  • Pages: 655
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.60 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

CORNELIA FUNKE is Germany's bestselling children's author after J. K. Rowling and R. L. Stine. In the fall of 2002, she made her brilliant debut in the English-language market with the release of The Thief Lord, the fantastical New York Times bestseller which Kirkus called "One spellbinding story." Ms. Funke lives in Hamburg, Germany with her family.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 29, 2008

    Captured in a Story

    I loved Inkspell. It had love, pain, and fantasy blended together perfectly so that the reader would see and feel what was happening to the characters. You could picture the hatred in Mortola's eyes, so deep that you could get lost in it, as she hurt Mo, feel Resa's giddiness when she realized that she had her voice back, and then her pain as she watched her husband get shot, and smell the Inkworld air as if you were standing there next to the characters. In this sequel to Inkheart, Orpheus reads Dustfinger back into the world that he came from, leaving his marten, Gwin, and his faithful companion, Farid, behind. Farid then runs to Meggie, who reads him into Inkworld and at the same time did something never accomplished before-she read herself into a story. She left a note for her mother and father, who then had someone read them back into the story. When they get there they find out that Mortola had followed them, which is when she shot Mo with a rifle from their world. Meggie hears word that her father is hurt, and panics. Will he survive? This book is an amazing sequel to another amazing book. I liked this book even more than Inkheart, and I couldn't put either one down. It may be slightly difficult to read at times and the length was intimidating, but it is even better than the one before it, and it's worth it. You cannot read Inkspell and fully understand it without reading Inkheart first. I would recommend these two phenomenal books to anyone that enjoys reading stories about adventure, magic, and fantasy.

    15 out of 20 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 16, 2009

    Amazing

    This may be the only book better than Harry Potter!

    11 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 23, 2008

    INKY INFERNOS ANOTHER CLIFF HANGER!

    I love this book! i cried when dustfinger died! this is such a cliff hanger! if i had three hands i'd give this book three thumbs up!

    10 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 30, 2010

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    I have to admit that I didn't jump out and read this because I didn't think Inkheart was all that great. But, I wanted to know how the story ended. So, I finally picked this one up. I'm very glad that I did. The story was much richer than the first book. It was written better with the characters coming to life more. Maybe it's because we finally get a look at the world that everybody was willing to go to such lengths for. It's almost like the author was able to write about a fantasy world better than the real one. I found the danger more real and the bad guys gave off more of that evil persona. I was just overall more impressed with this one. Believe me, I will be picking up the last in the series soon!

    9 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 13, 2010

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    An Amazing Adventure Unlike Any Other!

    Sequel to the international best-seller "Inkheart," "Inkspell," by Cornelia Funke is an amazing adventure which sweeps the reader off their feet and brings them to the fantastical Inkworld where anything is possible! Feeling truly caught up in all the many characters' lives and caring about what happens to them, any person who reads this book, young or old, will find it impossible to put down and to stop thinking about! Even more action-packed than its precedent, "Inkspell" has an ending which leaves the reader extremely excited to start "Inkdeath," the third and final book in this wonderful trilogy, though sad to know that the ending will soon come. Humor, suspense, mystery, and a tiny bit of romance make this book unlike any other ever written!

    9 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 24, 2009

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    Loved the book!

    I actually like Inkspell better than Inkheart! I think it's because Meggie matured more and all the romance in the book. (Farid and Meggie was so cute!) The action was great and it was a good lengthy read. I can't wait to read Inkdeath!

    9 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 6, 2009

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    READ IT OVER AND OVER!!!!!!

    when u rate this book instead of 5 stars i would give it 10,000 stars it's just such a good book i had to take if everywhere with me i could'nt leave it behind!!!!!!!!!READ THIS BOOK NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    8 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 26, 2009

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    Inkspell is a great fantasy book!

    I really enjoy reading this one for all of the interesting subjects and relationships that a formed in it. These books are all great in their own way, but you should definately read them for yourself to find out!

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 21, 2008

    Good, but not great

    I was introduced to the InkHeart Trilogy by my tutor whose children had read both books and whose she gave to me. I LOVED InkHeart. It drew you into the story so much so, that it gave you the feeling of a child who shouldn't be reading it, it was so good. But InkSpell didn't give me that feeling. In my opinion it started off slow, and never picked up speed. I just didn't get the drive that I did while reading Inkspell. Nevertheless, Cornelia Funke is an excellent author, and I am looking forward to InkDeath.

    6 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 1, 2011

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    I love this book!!!!

    I love this book soooo much!! It's suspencefull, exicting, romantic, and funny!! I recommend it for kids 13+

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 12, 2012

    Sssssooooooo ccccccccoooooooooooooooolllllll!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    IT IS SO AWESOME THAT I COULD DIE.IT IS THE BEST BOOK IN THE WORLD.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 13, 2011

    Terrific thriller for teens and grownups

    Just read this a couple of years after reading Inkheart. What a great book! Kept me on the edge of my seat, and now Barnes and Noble's going to get my money because I can't wait to get the third book. Couldn't put it down. Highly recommended.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 26, 2009

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    This book is ausome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

    I really enjoyed this book alo i still havent got ink death yet but i cant wait to get my hands on it!!!!!!!!!!!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 5, 2009

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    Don't even look at this if you haven't read Inkheart!

    Inkspell is the second in a trilogy, so first of all, read Inkheart first!<BR/>Getting on with it, I loved this book. I love the entire Inkheart trilogy, but Inkspell was my favorite of the three. It was the most exciting from my point of view. And what can I say? I love Meggie and Faird!<BR/>Oh, I didn't give anything away! We all know they like each other!<BR/>Unless you haven't read Inkheart, in which case back your butt away from this review and get the first book! It drives me crazy when people read second books first!

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 7, 2008

    Good Book

    I love this book so much I reread it. It is a awesome book because the main characters have magical powers and great personalities. I think Inkspell was well wtitten book and I enjoyed it very much. But I must admit, some parts got me confused. But it had a lot of adventure, and that's a good thing.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2012

    Fantastic book, like Inkheart.

    If you read Inkheart, you HAVE to read Inkspell. Fantastic book, really, really, good. Must have.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 6, 2011

    Required to Read "Ink Death"

    In "Ink Spell," Dustfinger manages to finally get back into the book of Ink Heart. Maggie and Farid go after him and end up getting lost in the Ink Heart world. When the Magpie takes Mo and Resa with her to the Ink Heart world as her prisoners, and Elinor is left behind, they all fear they will never see each other again."Ink Spell" is good. It is a little boring and slow at the begining but if you are planning on reading the third book, "Ink Death," (which you HAVE TO READ, it is the best book ever!!!!!) you have to finish it. It gets MUCH, MUCH better at the end and you will be totally lost if you try to skip it. Also, if you have not read the first book, "Ink Heart," you will be lost. Plus, "Ink Heart is REALLY AMAZING!!!!!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 15, 2010

    Inkspell

    Inkspell is the sequel to Inkheart. The characters now find themselves inside the book that changed their lives forever. The characters now interact with the characters in Inkheart and everyone gets more than they bargained for. Fenoglio's book has a mind of it's own and is writing it's own story.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2009

    I LOVE IT!!!!!

    i aboubsolutely LOVE this book!! it is a love story, with lots of action in it!!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 9, 2009

    Inkspell

    All I can say is that I really enjoyed reading this book. Now I am on to the next one of this series.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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