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Smoke By Dan Vyleta

Alternate cover edition can be found here“The laws of Smoke are complex Not every lie will trigger it A fleeting thought of evil may pass unseen; a fib an excuse a piece of flattery Next thing you know its smell is in your nose There is no hateful smell in the world than the smell of Smoke” England A century ago give or take a few years   An England where people who are wicked in thought or deed are marked by the Smoke that pours forth from their bodies a sign of their fallen state The aristocracy do not smoke proof of t DNF 50%This book has a fascinating premise Part historical fiction part paranormal dystopia it imagines a Victorian world where sin is visible in the form of an ugly smoke that leaks directly from a person s body Imagine it your anger lust and shame displayed for the world to seeThe beginning opens in a rich upper class boys boarding school near Oxford And at first it is compelling Thomas and Charlie are the protagonists each likable and sympathetic enough to capture our interest The narration is mostly third person but slips into many first person accounts and the writing style is dense and descriptive but this suits the setting and atmosphere of the novelThere s a darkness and fear to this world that keeps the pages turning for the first few chapters Crazy religious zealots and innocent teenage boys are a combination that draws us in U Fabriuer sa lessive son dentifrice son shampoing ses produits d'entretien zealots and innocent teenage boys are a combination that draws us in U

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Ngle A desperate chase Revolutionaries and secret police Religious fanatics and coldhearted scientists Murder A London filled with danger and wonder A tortured relationship between a mother and a daughter and a mother and a son Unexpected villains and unexpected heroes Cool reason versus passion Rich versus poor Right versus wrong though which is which isn’t clear   This is the world of Smoke a narrative tour de force a tale of Dickensian intricacy and ferocious imaginative power richly atmospheric and intensely suspensefu I loved Dan Vyleta s previous novels particularly The uiet Twin a dark historical mystery and so was thrilled to have the chance to review his latest offering Smoke is a very different novel to his previous work but will hopefully bring him a whole new audience which has to be a good thingThe novel begins at a prestigious boys boarding school in an alternate England It has a sort of Victorian steam punk feel to it from gas lamps and carriages to public executions this is a dark and almost pre industrial version of the country However the greatest difference is Smoke itself rather than pouring forth from chimneys it is something that emanates from people Smoke is indeed a visible manifestation of vice and sin As always there is a class difference here the aristocracy including the boys we meet at the beginning of the

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Heir virtue and right to rule while the lower classes are drenched in sin and soot An England utterly strange and utterly real   An elite boarding school where the sons of the wealthy are groomed to take power as their birthright Teachers with mysterious ties to warring political factions at the highest levels of government  Three young people who learn everything they’ve been taught is a lie – knowledge that could cost them their lives A grand estate where secrets lurk in attic rooms and hidden laboratories A love tria This is a novel in which I admired what the author was trying to do I appreciated his vision and cleverness of story but ultimately this is a flawed book and it didn t completely work for me Smoke is set in Victorian England but it s a revised version Characters in this world show their sin by smoke So if you have sinful thoughts or deeds different colors of smoke will rise from you and everyone can see itThe story opens at a prestigious boys boarding school and we see the bullying that happens when people s sins are obvious and open to judgment thanks to the smoke We thank the smoke is a chilling phrase the boys are taught to say en masse We meet our two heroes Thomas and Charlie and we meet our villain Julius One of my favorite scenes was the opening one in which the boys hold a secret meeting in the middle of the night Julius ho


10 thoughts on “Smoke By Dan Vyleta

  1. says:

    DNF 50%This book has a fascinating premise Part historical fiction part paranormal dystopia it imagines a Victorian world where sin is visible in the form of an ugly smoke that leaks directly from a person's body Imagine it your anger lust and shame displayed for the world to seeThe beginning opens in a rich upper class boys' boarding school near Oxford And at first it is compelling Thomas and Charlie are the protagonists; each li

  2. says:

    This is a dark atmospheric and imaginative dystopian novel that feels intensely like a world that is Victorian and Dickensian This is society divided by Smoke which marks the poor whose clothes and bodies are clearly marked

  3. says:

    Smoke is stunning and sublime A piece of fiction like this does not come along very often This is a firm favourit

  4. says:

    Smoke by Dan Vyleta was bloody marvelous From the first line in the bookThomas Thomas Wake up which 'did' grab my attentionto the very last sentence of the book I'm still smiling ear to ear but I'm not dishing out this lineI had a BLAST OF FUN hanging out with the teenagers Charlie Thomas and Livia all of noble birth Ther

  5. says:

    This is a novel in which I admired what the author was trying to do — I appreciated his vision and cleverness of story — but ultimately this is a flawed book and it didn't completely work for me Smoke is set in Victorian England but it's a revised version Characters in this world show their sin by smoke So if you have

  6. says:

    I received this on a read to review basis from NetGalley Thank you to the author Dan Vyleta and the publisherHarp

  7. says:

    The concept of this book was very intriguing It deals with a world in which you literally start smoking when you sin In other words sin is very visible and at school you are taught to try and hide your sins It's exactly at a school that we meet our two main characters Thomas and Charlie Circumstances however lead them a

  8. says:

    One of the benefits of a cross country airline flight is a lot of sitting without other distractions competing for your time Without a back and

  9. says:

    I loved Dan Vyleta’s previous novels particularly “The uiet Twin” a dark historical mystery and so was thrilled to hav

  10. says:

    I'm uite certain that reviews of this book will make much of its 'Dickensian' atmosphere and setting The author is clearly aiming for such with uotes from Dickens included However something kept poking at me saying Dickens Hmm that's not uite it And suddenly it sprang at me Joan Aiken Yes Aiken has than a touch

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