Feuer und Schierling
Publish date: 1999
Publisher: Beltz und Gelberg
Pages no: 428
Edition language: Deutsch
I love Diana Wynne Jones; the wit, the insight, the strong characters of both sexes, the innovation... But... a “romantic fantasy” and “thoroughly satisfying love story” this aint.The book is brilliant, undoubtedly. A modern (circa 1980s England) fairytale retelling of Tam Lin, with several other fa...
I had a lot of fun reading Fire and Hemlock, and if you like DWJ, don’t miss it. I won’t review it, but I’d like to make an easy reading guide with the products of what I've read and thought that will allow me to remember how things work. The mechanics are by no means simple, but I believe the book ...
[This review is day one in my 30 Day Book Challenge - my favourite book]I first read Fire & Hemlock when I was around nine. Since then, I'd estimate that I've read it anywhere between five and seven times. Each time, it has enthralled me, and, on my third reading (probably around ten), I promptly de...
As much as I love Ms. Jones, I could not get into this book. It promised me a protagonist with two sets of memories. Instead I got a teenager sitting down one day and recounting her childhood as if it was full of details that she'd merely not thought of in a while, not a completely new set. There...
Um. Totally have no clue how I feel about this one. At all.
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