Black Spring Features a young Damek who is swept along by his emotions. The object of his affections is Lina, daughter of village lord, whose magical powers make her a witch - and witches are not tolerated in this brutally patriarchal society. When Lina is sent away and forced to become a... show more
Black Spring Features a young Damek who is swept along by his emotions. The object of his affections is Lina, daughter of village lord, whose magical powers make her a witch - and witches are not tolerated in this brutally patriarchal society. When Lina is sent away and forced to become a servant, Damek promises revenge... Full description
Publish date: January 3rd 2013
Publisher: Walker Books
Pages no: 283
Edition language: English
I have always been a lover of Wuthering Heights so I thought this would be right up my alley. The writing style, very formal and journal like, did remind me of the classic and it was well done. However, the story itself didn't do as much for me as I had hoped.It starts with a noble, Hammel, travelin...
Let me start by saying two things:1). I love Alison Croggon's Books of Pellinor. Love bordering on obsession love them.2). I have never read Wuthering Heights. This book was dark and beautifully written. I can admire her ability to weave words and descriptions into things of true beauty. Alison Crog...
WHY DID NO ONE TELL ME SHE HAD A NEW BOOK OUT?? I may regret this, because I HATED Wuthering Heights, but I'll give it a shot, because I have so much LOVE for Croggon!
Review originally posted on Bibliophilia, Please.Promises of a willful daughter, wizardry, and vendettas brought me to Black Spring by Alison Croggon. I've never read Wuthering Heights because everyone says I should, but the idea of a retelling excited me nonetheless. Sadly, I found Black Spring to ...
I just want to take this book everywhere with me and love on it and write in the margins and love it as much as I’ve loved my copy of Wuthering Heights because it literally took everything I love with the story I love most and combined it all in splendour. So, first, forewarning, Wuthering Heights ...