logo
Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
Fire and Hemlock - Diana Wynne Jones
Fire and Hemlock
by: (author)
3.72 205
A photograph called "Fire and Hemlock" that has been on the wall since her childhood. A story in a book of supernatural stories -- had Polly read it before under a different title? Polly, packing to return to college, is distracted by picture and story, clues from the past stirring memories. But... show more
A photograph called "Fire and Hemlock" that has been on the wall since her childhood. A story in a book of supernatural stories -- had Polly read it before under a different title? Polly, packing to return to college, is distracted by picture and story, clues from the past stirring memories. But why should she suddenly have memories that do not seem to correspond to the facts?Fire and Hemlock is an intricate, romantic fantasy filled with sorcery and intrigue, magic and mystery, all background to a most unusual and thoroughly satisfying love story.
show less
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780060298852 (0060298855)
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Pages no: 420
Edition language: English
Bookstores:
Community Reviews
YA Fantasy - K.A. Wiggins
YA Fantasy - K.A. Wiggins rated it
3.0 Fire and Hemlock
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...
Elena
Elena rated it
5.0 Fire and Hemlock
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 ...
The Person From Porlock
The Person From Porlock rated it
5.0 Fire and Hemlock
[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...
Reading with a Vengeance
Reading with a Vengeance rated it
2.0 Fire and Hemlock
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...
Kaia
Kaia rated it
Um. Totally have no clue how I feel about this one. At all.
Other editions (14)
Books by Diana Wynne Jones
On shelves
Share this Book
Need help?