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Alaska, the 1920s. Jack and Mabel have staked everything on a fresh start in a remote homestead, but the wilderness is a stark place, and Mabel is haunted by the baby she lost many years before.
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. 570 more words
My first read and my first review of 2017! Hope you enjoy.
To The Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey is wonderful; absolutely delightful to read. 742 more words
Last week the news included a feature with Jeanette Winterson talking to children about fairytales and ways in which these narratives might be rewritten.
I think Jeanette would approve of my upbringing. 1,027 more words