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East - Edith Pattou
East
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Rose has always felt out of place in her family. So when an enormous white bear mysteriously shows up and asks her to come away with him, she readily agrees. The bear takes Rose to a distant castle, where each night she is confronted with a mystery. In solving that mystery, she finds love,... show more
Rose has always felt out of place in her family. So when an enormous white bear mysteriously shows up and asks her to come away with him, she readily agrees. The bear takes Rose to a distant castle, where each night she is confronted with a mystery. In solving that mystery, she finds love, discovers her purpose, and realizes her travels have only just begun. As fresh and original as only the best fantasy can be, East is a novel retelling of the classic tale "East of the Sun and West of the Moon," told in the tradition of Robin McKinley and Gail Carson Levine. (20030901)
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780152052218 (0152052216)
ASIN: 152052216
Publisher: Graphia
Pages no: 507
Edition language: English
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Linhtalinhtinh
Linhtalinhtinh rated it
A lovely story, retelling of East of the Sun and West of the Moon. I read the original story when I was very very small but it stayed in my mind for a long time. I could never forget the image of a girl fighting so hard to get her lover back, crying in the middle of the night, hoping the Prince rega...
A Sea of Stars
A Sea of Stars rated it
3.0
I liked this book better than [b:Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow|1210754|Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow|Jessica Day George|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1317065700s/1210754.jpg|1199129] in a few aspects. I liked the portrayal of the trolls and how you get into the mind of the Troll Queen and see some of her m...
Judithe
Judithe rated it
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Olivia's Books, Quotes and Opinions
Olivia's Books, Quotes and Opinions rated it
4.0
I hope I'll carve out some time to review, but I have to say this is how a fairytale retelling should be in my opnion. Thank you so much, Teccc, for parting with your copy. It would have taken ages - or maybe forever - until I decided to finally buy it.
debzbookshelf
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5.0 East
Rose is a North born. He mother denies it, but her father knows better. Ever since her birth, she has been an adventurous spirit. When she’s a small girl, she begins to dream of an giant white bear whose back she will travel on throughout the world. Little does she know her dream will come true. Rea...
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