I read this book in instalments-I don't why, though. I mean it captured my interest completely and I actually cringed at Aridela's each childish mistake which means I actually felt something for the character. However, I still took my time finishing it.
None of the male characters seemed even remotely likeable and Aridela's feelings for them would seem odd, if not for the importance she (and the rest of that world) puts on dreams, portents and "religion".
Really liked the descriptions of places and the rituals were done beautifully, as was the portrayal of the contrast between Crete and the places who deified males.
If you like being immersed into other cultures through amazing writing, this is the book for you!
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