With a touch of his hand, Jacob Reckless traveled through the mirror in search of his father into the land where fairy tales come alive. The mirrorworld holds secrets that Jacob must uncover to survive among the warring factions of fairies, Goyl, dwarfs, and humans. Over time, Jacob finds the skills to become a master treasure hunter and is enjoying his role until his brother Will follows him through the mirror and dark magic takes hold. Neither Jacob nor Will can stop the magic that is turning Will into a Goyl, the Jade Goyl of legend, a beast that is destined to follow the whims of the dark Fairy. With Fox, Clara, and a dwarf, Jacob sets forth on a quest to get his brother back - a quest everyone knows is impossible.
Cornelia Funke has created another imaginative fantasy world filled with elements from familiar fairy tales woven into an adventure teeming with unpredicable events.
Similar books: Inkheart, Inkspell, Inkdeath also by Cornelia Funke
Date read: 11/24/2010