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“The Wicked King” is a spellbinding young adult fantasy novel written by Holly Black. Published in 2019, it is the second book in the “Folk of the Air” trilogy, following the critically acclaimed “The Cruel Prince.”

In “The Wicked King,” readers are once again transported to the enchanting and treacherous world of Elfhame, where mortal protagonist Jude Duarte finds herself entangled in a deadly game of politics, power, and intrigue. After the events of “The Cruel Prince,” Jude has maneuvered herself into a position of influence as the seneschal to King Cardan, the titular wicked king.

As Jude navigates the intricate and dangerous court of Elfhame, she must contend with enemies both mortal and faerie, including rival nobles, rebellious factions, and her own conflicted feelings for Cardan. With the fate of Elfhame hanging in the balance, Jude must tread carefully to protect herself and those she loves while outmaneuvering her adversaries.

“The Wicked King” is a riveting and atmospheric tale filled with twists, betrayals, and unexpected alliances. Holly Black’s lush prose brings the world of Elfhame to vivid life, immersing readers in its richly imagined landscapes and complex characters. From the glittering halls of the palace to the dark and dangerous depths of the faerie realm, the novel is a captivating journey into a world of magic, intrigue, and forbidden romance.

With its gripping plot, morally gray characters, and tantalizing mysteries, “The Wicked King” is a must-read for fans of fantasy and fairy tales. It masterfully blends elements of romance, politics, and adventure to create a spellbinding tale that will leave readers eagerly anticipating the conclusion of the trilogy.

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Book Author

Holly Black





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