In this The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue review, we will dive deep into the intricacies of Addie LaRue’s story. From her fateful encounter with the devil that grants her immortality but curses her to be forgotten by everyone she meets, to her enduring struggle to leave a mark on a world that continuously erases her existence, we will explore the layers of longing, resilience, and self-discovery that define Addie’s journey.
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About the Book
The Invisible Life of Addie Larue by V.E.
Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Historical Fiction, Adult, Historical
Length: 444 pages
Publication Date: October 6, 2020
France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets.
Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out across centuries and continents, across history and art, as a young woman learns how far she will go to leave her mark on the world.
But everything changes when, after nearly 300 years, Addie stumbles across a young man in a hidden bookstore and he remembers her name.
Who are the Characters
Addie LaRue: The story’s main character. In a Faustian deal, Addie receives immortality at the cost of being forgotten by everyone she encounters. She navigates life as an ephemeral nomad throughout the ages, hoping to make her impact on the planet.
Henry: Love interest. He is the only person who remembers Addie, defying the curse that plagues her. As the villain’s love interest, he has a mysterious, enigmatic, and complex nature, exuding both charm and an aura of darkness. His role in Addie’s life becomes pivotal as their relationship evolves.
Luc: The cunning and manipulative (fun) devilish entity who grants Addie her immortality and binds her to the curse. He also plays a significant role in Addie’s life by constantly testing her resilience. He serves as a catalyst for Addie’s journey and the choices she makes.
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue review
The book did a phenomenal job vividly painting each time period, from the vibrant streets of 18th-century Paris to the bustling energy of modern-day New York City. You’ll feel like you’re right there beside Addie, experiencing the highs and lows of her remarkable journey.
The connection between Addie and Henry had lots of tension due to a constant sense of danger. And it’s also because of this that their interactions are filled with a mysterious allure that keeps readers captivated and positively contributes to their excellent chemistry.
Throughout the book, the intertwining of their lives and the obstacles they face create an engrossing narrative. The allure of Henry as a villainous love interest adds an extra layer of intrigue and excitement to the story, keeping readers eagerly turning the pages.
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue masterfully combines elements of romance, mystery, and moral ambiguity. The complex relationship between Addie and Henry serves as a driving force in the story, leaving readers fascinated by their connection and longing to uncover the secrets that lie within their intriguing bond.
About the author
V.E. Schwab is the author of more than 20 books for children, teens, and adults. Alternate spelling of Victoria Schwab.
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