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thirst

I would never have
believed so much compassion
was in a snowflake

Someone told me yesterday about a book called Snowball Earth, which triggered a memory of a poem I wrote in the nineties which had the last line ‘snowflake compassion’. 86 more words

Dream

My Top 5 Books of 2013 - Book 1

This list is in no particular order, and out of the 90+ books I read last year there were 23 that I rated 5 out of 5 stars. 384 more words

Reading

Book Review: The Snow Child

The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

Rating: 3.8 / 5.0

I often quote some lines from the book when I write a review on it, but Eowyn Ivey’s duet novel… 147 more words

Books And Moovies

The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

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Set in the 1920’s, married couple Mabel and Jack are struggling to make it through the cold winter with little food, and haunted by the loss of their child years before. 464 more words

Writing

The Snow Child

Hello Reading Friends–  If you grew up with fairy tales, you’re likely to love this tale weaving the wild magical beauty of a snow child with the harsh realities of the Alaskan wilderness of the 1920’s.   241 more words

Books

In July I read...

This month’s genre on the challenge I’m doing is classics, classics is kind of  tricky one, because what some people might think of as being a classic, isn’t the same for others… But, these are things that I think fit as a classic. 1,633 more words

Challenges

The Snow Child, Eowyn Ivey

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.

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