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The Snow Child- A white-tipped canvas of life's deepest happiness and miseries

Set in the 1920s, The Snow Child follows Jack and Mabel as they start a fresh life in the remote wilderness of Alaska. Haunted by the baby they lost many years before, this story is one of testing love and relationships to the limit through the worst of times. 314 more words

The Snow Child- A Book Review


Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they are drifting apart–he breaking under the weight of the work of the farm; she crumbling from loneliness and despair. 772 more words

Book Reviews Spring Edition

Lately I’ve got back into the luxury of reading for leisure, and it’s been bliss. Make a pot of coffee, find a comfy chair, preferably velvet covered, and take a seat. 376 more words

The Snow Child (Ivey)

At times, this book reads like a card trick. And I like card tricks. Though she reveals two of her hole cards early, the sheer length of the book makes you certain that Ivey has more. 171 more words


The Snow Child

The Snow Child

Notes on the Snow Child from Angela Carter’s short story collection ‘The Bloody Chamber’, for the AQA English Lit B Gothic exam.