Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books) said: Cry of the Icemark was a stirring military The Cry of the Icemark (The Icemark Chronicles, #1). Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Grade –This epic fantasy has at its center a Book 1 of 3 in The Icemark Chronicles (3 Book Series). A brave girl must defy an empire to save her homeland in a sweeping fantasy that combines breathless action with richly-imagined characters. After the death of.

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They’re staunchly loyal and the first to offer help.

chronicled Sulla commands the Polypontian Artillery, and Octavius commands the cavalry. She led the horse archer warriors of the Hypolitan, and was married to Olememmnon, Thirrin’s uncle. Olympia became the leader of the Hypolitan following the death of her successor in battle.

While the book was a little slow in reaching its climax, I wa I love fantasy books and this one definitely delivered on the goods. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

The Cry of the Icemark by Stuart Hill

There could have been more time spent in this book. She decides to help the Icemark in their struggle against the Polypontians without question. A deep-seated hatred and distrust has created a rift between them and the Icemark. First the whole city is evacuated and the inhabitants make a tiresome march to the safety of the north, to escape invasion. I read my old copy so chrinicles it fell apart several times.


And mind you, this is not Tolkien, this is chroniclee to be realistic. Thanks for telling us about the problem. It’s such a wonderful YA fantasy! Bellorum’s sons are both killed; with Charlemagne beheading Octavius, although not before he almost fatally wounds Mekhmet; and Charlemagne’s sister, Cressida, impaling Sulla in the stomach. Olememnon eventually falls in love with her, and they are married.

The story o I really enjoyed this one.

The Icemark Chronicles (Literature) – TV Tropes

Full of action, adventure, romance, drama and many others, readers would totally love! Grishmak turns out to play an important role in The Cry of the Icemark, being a great help to Thirrin.

However, the Icemark people fhronicles proved that they wouldn’t easily be conquered. I could see that Icemark people seemed to icemrak modelled after the Scandinavians, while Thyrrin’s mother’s peoples, the Hypollitan must have been based on the Amazons. His family heritage includes English, Irish, Romany and Jewish blood. Sulla kills Cerdic in the battle of the Asgard Cut.

It was released on 6 June The humour was well portrayed in a way that didn’t downplay the danger. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Characters in the Icemark Chronicles

The book treads a fairly well worn path and does so at a breakneck pace so that the reader can never get bored. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. All right, I am definitely out of the age range of this book and I have apparently outgrown the phase when one-dimension characters in a straightforward plot can win my heart.


She was arrogant, childish in all aspects but war, full of herself and antagonistic to anyone else who had some semblance of authority and of the female persuasion. The Icemark Chronicles 1.

The Icemark Chronicles

The cover is different from the one pictured, but it actually works out well for me since it is the cover I wanted. With this book, you’ll never get bored! Foreign rights have been sold to over 14 countries, and Fox have bought the movie rights.

He is also the commander of the Hypolitan Infantry. Whoever wanted to finish reading it on their icemagk, could read it on their own and tell the rest of us about it.

The book wasn’t macabre or too dark, which led me to think it was probably meant for ages 14 and up. She is a full on proper heroic protagonist.

Out with some friends for lunch, spent all my money and only a few twenties left, I saw The Cry of the Icemark in a bookstore and after a quick glance at the blurb I simply had to have it. It was a little predictable at times and the main characters had somewhat shallow development but it was written for a younger age group than what I usually read and I think that’s the reason for that. The Icemark Chronicles by Stuart Hill.