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Inkheart (Inkheart Trilogy)

Inkheart - Cornelia Funke, Anthea Bell The idea behind this book is excellent, but it just didn't grab me. I'm willing to blame most of this on the translation -I usually avoid reading translated books, because I don't believe they are ever exactly the way the author intended. The characters in this book were not that well developed, especially Meggie and Mo. I felt that the world was not that well described. But most of all, I felt that the story dragged, and I had to force myself to keep reading. I would be interested in reading this one in German, perhaps I will...