The Snow Child: The Richard and Judy Bestseller (Paperback)Eowyn Ivey (author)
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A bewitching tale of heartbreak and hope set in 1920s Alaska, Eowyn Ivey's THE SNOW CHILD was a top ten bestseller in hardback and paperback, and went on to be a Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.
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. When a little girl appears mysteriously on their land, each is filled with wonder, but also foreboding: is she what she seems, and can they find room in their hearts for her?
Written with the clarity and vividness of the Russian fairy tale from which it takes its inspiration, The Snow Child is an instant classic.
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 308 g
Dimensions: 197 x 131 x 29 mm
'It's the harsh beauty of the landscape that gives this stunning first novel its unique shape and atmosphere' * The Times *
'It is an exceptional book that deserves to melt millions of hearts' * Sunday Express *
'A story about finding love in unexpected places... full of fire and ice' * Financial Times *
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This book is lovely. It is based on a fairy tale and reads like one itself. It is magical and fantastical. The author has weaved a well written tale set in a beautiful landscape, that, although backbreaking, makes me... More
I bought this for my mum and she really enjoyed it. A very good read.
“Little daughter of the snow touched our hearts”
We started reading the book at a time when it snowed on and off, which added to the isolation depicted. Mabel's miscarriage is described movingly and referred to throughout the book. We felt Jack and Mabel had... More
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