In the year 2003, cornelia funke wrote another award winning novel, the inkheart. In 2010, cornelia released the first book in her mirror worlds series, reckless, with the sequel, fearless, published in the us in april 20. Jacob and will reckless have looked out for each other ever since their father disappeared, but when jacob discovers a magical mirror that transports him to a warring world populated by witches, giants, and ogres, he keeps it to himself until will follows him one day, with dire consequences. Her books have sold tens of millions of copies, and they include the inkheart trilogy, dragon rider, the thief lord and the reckless series. After three books and more than seven years in the inkworld, cornelia was sure. The book won the award for the booksense book of the year childrens literature in the year 2004. Similarly, book 2 was first released as fearless but it has since been rereleased as reckless 2. As of 2016, the first three books in the series have been published, titled reckless, fearless and the golden yarn. Discovering a magical mirror with the evocative message, the mirror will open only for he sic who cannot see himself, 12yearold jacob reckless travels through it in search of his missing father. Funke is best known for her inkheart trilogy originally in german. Liz purvis this is the first book in cornelia funkes reckless series. In reckless, cornelia funke has created a complex world woven from myths and legends, many of which will be familiar to lovers of fairy tales and to those who have read the collected stories of the brothers grimm. Cornelia funke is a multiple awardwinning german author, best known for writing the inkworld trilogy as well as the thief lord. In every book of her new reckless series cornelia funke treats the fairy tales of different countries, such as the german fairy tales in the first book.
She is also the author of an acclaimed ya fantasy trilogy that includes inkheart, inkspell, and inkdeath. Cornelia funke is germanys bestselling childrens author after j. Reckless audiobook by cornelia funke, read by elliot hill. Funke deftly escorts readers on another fantasy adventure, this time to dark, enchanting mirrorworld, a fairytale land inhabited by humans, faerie creatures and the goyls, a warring stone race. Get this book free when you sign up for a 30day trial. Julia book 1 was originally just called reckless but it was renamed and republished as reckless. Reckless is a thrilling adventure and a tale of heroism, filled with danger, mystery, and above all, magic. She is the author of the thief lord, dragon rider, inkheart, inkspell, the ghosthunters series, when santa fell to earth, and igraine the brave.
Cornelias new novel reckless had just been published and we could already look forward to its stage adaptation. In the fall of 2002, she made her brilliant debut in the englishlanguage market with the release of the new york times bestseller the thief lord. The sweater he had worn so often hung over the chair, and a used tea bag was desiccating on a plate next to his calendar, which still showed the weeks of a passed year. It was published on 14th september 2010, inspired by the tales of the brothers grimm. Reckless is a 2010 young adult novel written by cornelia funke. Cornelia funke is one of todays most beloved writers of magical stories for children. Reckless by cornelia funke, 9781908435606, download free ebooks, download free pdf epub ebook. Her first book to be translated into english was the standalone novel the thief lord, published in 2000.
Ever since jacob reckless was a child, he has been escaping to a hidden. Jan 07, 20 in reckless, cornelia funke has created a complex world woven from myths and legends, many of which will be familiar to lovers of fairy tales and to those who have read the collected stories of the brothers grimm. For the first time in his life, jacob reckless is afraid. Fearless is a 20 young adult novel written by german author cornelia funke. Many of her books have now been translated into english. Ever since jacob reckless was a child, he has been escaping to a hidden world through a portal in his fathers abandoned study. The main characters of this fantasy, young adult story are will reckless, jacob reckless. Following a postgraduate course in book illustration at the hamburg state college of design, cornelia funke worked as a designer and illustrator of childrens books. Reckless book king county library system bibliocommons. Inspired by the brothers grimm, master storyteller cornelia funke introduces a lush, enchanting landscape of fairy tales and legends reimagined as never before. Funke also worked as a producer on the film adaptation of inkheart. Jacob tries to find a way to counter the fairy curse that will kill him if he doesnt succeed. Tintenwelttrilogie, published in the united kingdom between 20042008.
Cornelia s fans are sometimes referred to as funkies. A dark enchanted place hes loved for its treasure, secrets and dangers. I just finished the second book and liked it much more. But one day jacob reckless stepped into cornelias writing house and he. Following a postgraduate course in book illustration at the hamburg state college of design, cornelia worked as a designer and illustrator of childrens books. Gibbs author chelsea hatfield narrator 2015 reckless desire reckless series book 3 madeline baker author 2012 the golden yarn reckless series book 3 cornelia funke author.
Cornelia funke is a storyteller and illustrator from germany who lives in malibu, and in all the worlds she explores with her readers. Signin to download and listen to this audiobook today. Cornelia funke is an internationally bestselling, multipleawardwinning author, best known for writing the inkheart trilogy, dragon rider, and the thief lord. Desperate, brave, romantic and achingly flawed, hes a.
The protagonist of the book, jacob is a 24yearold who discovers a secret world behind the mirror in his missing fathers study. Cornelia funke is one of the best selling childrens writers in the world. A companion to funke s twovolume mirrorworld series, driven by spectacular graphics and positively loaded with both worldbuilding detail and back stories for many of the characters and events in the books. It still looked as if john reckless had last sat in his desk chair less than an hour ago, instead of more than a year. Jacob reckless returns once again to the mirrorworldfilled with profound characters, extraordinary creatures, and epic lifeordeath treasure hunts that could only come from the mind of the master storyteller of our generation, cornelia funke. Free download or read online reckless pdf epub book. Inkdeath inkheart trilogy, book 3 by cornelia funke jul 1 2010.
The reckless series is a planned pentalogy of fantasy novels written by german author cornelia funke in collaboration with lionel wigram. Below is a list of cornelia funkes books in order of when they were first released in english. I loved cornelia funkes inkheart books and was a bit disappointed by the first reckless book. The petrified flesh or reckless as it used to be called, is a series by cornelia funke that i have seen in the bookstore about a million times. This book was a fantasy story centered on a 12year old book lover whose father had an extraordinary gift of bringing the world of books to her life. Cornelia funke books list of books by author cornelia funke. Sep 16, 2010 for the first time in his life, jacob reckless is afraid. Hes tried everything to shake the fairy curse that traded his life for his brotherslegends like the allhealing apple, the well of eternal youth. Reckless curtains up for jacob and will cornelia funke the.
The official website of bestselling author cornelia funke, where you will find all the latest news and much more about cornelia and her books, including the mirrorworld series, the inkheart trilogy, dragon rider, the thief lord, and, and, and. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 391 pages and is available in hardcover format. The petrified flesh mirrorworld by cornelia funke sep 29 2016. Published on 14 september 2010, reckless was inspired by the tales of the brothers grimm. She has populated her wellimagined world with interesting characters and has given them an. Reckless is a 2010 young adult novel by cornelia funke and lionel wigram. It is the first book in her new mirrorworld series, and her first novel since inkdeath. Written by cornelia funke, audiobook narrated by elliot hill. Reckless cornelia funke page 3 read online free books. Dec 08, 2015 in every book of her new reckless series cornelia funke treats the fairy tales of different countries, such as the german fairy tales in the first book. Deeming her a unique talent, time magazine included cornelia on its time 100, an annual list of the most influential people in the world. Cornelia funke is an internationally bestselling, multipleawardwinning author, best known for writing the inkworld trilogy, dragon rider, and the thief lord. Discover book depositorys huge selection of cornelia funke books online. Pdf reckless book by cornelia funke free download 391.
The first edition of the novel was published in september 14th 2010, and was written by cornelia funke. Reckless series book 2 cornelia funke author 20 seduction and surrender reckless series book 2 c. It was first published in german by dressler on september 6, 2012 under the name reckless. Something, however, stopped me from reading it previously. Jan 01, 2010 in reckless, cornelia funke has created a complex world woven from myths and legends, many of which will be familiar to lovers of fairy tales and to those who have read the collected stories of the brothers grimm. But disappointment in the way some of the stories were told, combined with her desire to draw fantastic creatures and magical worlds rather than the familiar situations of school. Sep 06, 2012 i loved cornelia funke s inkheart books and was a bit disappointed by the first reckless book.
Reckless ebook ebook reckless steinernes fleisch reckless buch reckless. The inkworld books, which have won the 2003 mildred l. Pdf reckless book by cornelia funke free download 391 pages. A companion to funkes twovolume mirrorworld series, driven by spectacular graphics and positively loaded with both worldbuilding detail and back stories for many of. Cornelia funke books, author biography, and reading level. Reckless by cornelia funke, 9781908435606, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Similarly, book 2 was firstmore book 1 was originally just called reckless but it was renamed and republished as reckless. Batchelder award as well as the 2004 and 2006 booksense book of the year childrens literature awards, have gained incredible attention, and funke has been dubbed the german j. Reckless by cornelia funke, cornelia funke, oliver g. It was published in germany under the title reckless. Over the years, he has made a name for himself as a finder of enchanted items and buried secrets. She was born on 10 december 1958 in dorsten, north rhinewestphalia.123 134 509 459 863 949 1266 1259 121 925 1308 1414 1250 803 20 3 1527 45 1111 468 370 1561 757 979 426 1141 137 1602 721 1596 1094 1439 292 265 120 589 887 1222 1277 492 1346 837 931 1249 687