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“The Starless Sea” Erin Morgenstern

The Starless Sea, written by Erin Morgenstern, is a captivating story about a world of secrets, stories and a deep connection between the past and the present.

It follows the journey of Zachary Ezra Rawlins as he discovers an underground library filled with secrets and stories from ages past. Through this adventure we learn of the power of literature and its ability to connect us across time and space.


The story opens with Zachary Rawlins discovering an old book which contains a story that speaks to him in ways that he can’t explain. This leads him on an adventure to find out what this book means and where it comes from. Along the way he meets remarkable characters that guide him through his journey.

He discovers an underground library that has been hidden for centuries, filled with stories from different time periods and cultures all connected together in mysterious ways. As he reads more stories, Zachary unravels their mystery and discovers the power that literature holds over our lives, both past and present.


Zachary Ezra Rawlins is our protagonist as he embarks on this extraordinary journey full of surprises at every turn. He is determined to find out why this book spoke to him so deeply and is willing to take great risks in order to do so.

The other characters are equally as compelling providing insight into different aspects of storytelling such as fate, destiny, love, loss, life, death and courage.

Each character adds something unique to the story helping us understand its complexity even further.


Erin Morgenstern has crafted a truly captivating story full of intrigue and suspense which keeps the reader enthralled until the very last page.

Her writing style is engaging as she weaves together multiple storylines from different time periods into one cohesive narrative which reveals itself slowly throughout the novel.

She also creates vivid imagery using words bringing these characters and their worlds to life in front of your eyes.


Overall The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern is a magical adventure full of mystery and enchantment that will keep you captivated until its very end.

It will make you question what it really means to be connected across time through literature while immersing you in a fantastical world that brings these stories alive for all readers to experience first hand.

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