Book Review: A Reaper at the Gates by Sabaa Tahir

A Reaper at the Gates

The daughter of a rebel, a human gatekeeper to the underworld, and the secondhand to a corrupt emperor must fight to survive and free a nation in flux.


  • Using multiple points of view established the various sides of a war and provided a clear sense of the difference between truth and righteous action from person to person.
  • The Nightbringer was a well-developed and truly terrifying antagonist with a lot of depth and mystery.
  • The layers of the plot and various relationships that made it up were fasciand complex.
  • Such an engrossing read!

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  • I had no complaints!

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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