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The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep What a great read I couldn t stop reading very hard to put down Starred review from Kirkus touted as for fans of The Ultimate Book Lover S Fantasy, Featuring A Young Scholar With The Power To Bring Literary Characters Into The World, For Fans Of The Magicians,Mr Penumbra S 24 Hour Bookstore, And The Invisible Library.For His Entire Life, Charley Sutherland Has Concealed A Magical Ability He Can T Quite Control He Can Bring Characters From Books Into The Real World His Older Brother, Rob A Young Lawyer With A Normal House, A Normal Fiancee, And An Utterly Normal Life Hopes That This Strange Family Secret Will Disappear With Disuse, And He Will Be Discharged From His Life S Duty Of Protecting Charley And The Real World From Each Other But Then, Literary Characters Start Causing Trouble In Their City, Making Threats About Destroying The World And For Once, It Isn T Charley S Doing.There S Someone Else Who Shares His Powers It S Up To Charley And A Reluctant Rob To Stop Them, Before These Characters Tear Apart The Fabric Of Reality. Goodreads Giveaway Charles had an unusual birth and unusual abilities A prodigy, he is a summoner , one who engrossed in a story can pull the characters from the pages He learns to put them back or does he One day he and his brother Rob fall through a brick wall into The Street An alternate reality populated with living story characters They learn that there is another summoner in town, one who wants to create a new world , destroyi Have you ever wondered what it might be like if your favorite literary characters came to life You may want to rethink that wish because it might not turn out very well at all.Charley was born with a unique gift He can magically summon literary characters to life When they arrive they are imbued with the characteristics that the reader has imagined so it can be a bit unpredictable Rob s older brother has struggled with his relationship with his little brother now that they are in the same city He s torn between feeling as though he needs to take care of Charley and wanting his little brother to be independent enough to deal with his own problems.This book is part love letter to literary characters and part magical mystery There are other characters dwelling in secret in the city and it becomes clear that someone else must have the same powers as Charley Thus begins the mystery of where the characters are coming from and what they re up to I loved the relationship between Charley and Ro As literary invertebrates aka bookworms we love books, so books about books are like having our cake and eating it too, amiright Enter The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep by H.G Parry, a story about a man who can bring characters out of books into the real world by reading, and the effects that has on him, his family, and the city in New Zealand where they live The story opens with the accidental summoning and unlikely escape of the infamous Dickensian villain Uriah Heep and picks up steam from there.We see the events unfold through the first person pov of Rob Sutherland, the older and non magical brother of Charley, who is our summoner Charley started reading characters out of books at the age of four, starting with The Cat in the Hat Can you even imagine How freaking awesome would that be as a kid Hell, even as a parent, I ll admit I d be pretty stoked to meet the Cat Lol It wasn t easy, however, for Rob to be the older brother of a genius who graduated with a Ph.D from Oxford at the age of 19, who also just happens to be able to summon characters from books at inopportune times It quickly becomes clear that Rob harbors quite a bit of resentment there but he still feels the need to try to protect Charley as much as possible while aslo complaining about it So, mostly typical sibling stuff When Rob and Charley are attacked by the Ho Did you ever want to be able to have tea with one of your favorite book characters Or visit a street in Victorian London In The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep, you can do those things Dr Charles Sutherland is an English literature professor with an unusual skill he can read characters from books into existence While this would be a fabulous skill to have, sometimes it can lead to unexpected consequences What if the character is a fire breathing dragon or a pre teen girl detective who decides she d rather not be in the story any longer When Charles encounters these situations, it s up to his brother Robert to try to intervene and help him catch the escaped character.Part fantasy, part mystery, this novel fills a lot of genres The novel takes place in New Zealand, but really could be based anywhere New Zealand is not a character in this story Charles is a very unique character and concept His ability to bring book characters to life is a fun escape for the reader When characters suddenly appear to be doing wrong, that s when this book takes a turn for the worse and the mystery and suspense begins Charles and Robert find themselves in a battle for good and evil from the pages of a book.I loved this book The concept was so unique and fun to imagine Robert is the perfect older brother who is exasperated with his younger brother Charles is an enigma Parry brings forth both classic English fict This is well written fantasy that will appeal to book lovers It deals with questions of reality, fate, family and love. Thank you to Netgalley for providing me with this book in exchange for my honest opinion It will be available for purchase on July 23rd.If you enjoy The Book Jumper, Mr Penumbra s 24 hour Bookstore, or even the TV show The Librarians, you ll love this book It celebrates the bond between a reader and a really good book I fell in love with this book before the first chapter had even ended.Charlie Sutherland is a prodigy Brilliant at languages, he teaches Dickensian literature at a university He also has the sometimes unfortunate tendency to read characters out of books He can also put them back, but they don t always want to go.The book opens with Charlie s older brother Rob, receiving a phone call Charlie s accidentally read Uriah Heep out of David Copperfield and needs help catching him so that he can be read back into his book When Rob and Charlie finally catch him, Uriah warns that a new world is coming, brought into being by another book summoner From there, Charlie and his less than enthusiastic brother are drawn into a fight for both fiction and r Oh this was a delight As a literature major this book hit deeply close to my heart This book brings favorite classics to life quite literally There s five Dr Darcys in this book lol.This is a love letter to literature and academics who study literature Even if you ve never been a literature major, this book is a blast to read.What s charming is this book is really about two brothers who try to figure out who they


About the Author: H.G. Parry

H.G Parry lives in a book infested flat in Wellington, New Zealand, which she shares with her sister and two overactive rabbits She holds a PhD in English Literature from Victoria University of Wellington, and teaches English, Film, and Media Studies Her short fiction has appeared in Intergalactic Medicine Show, Daily Science Fiction, and small press anthologies The Unlikely Escape of Uriah He


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