Publish date: January 10th 2006
Publisher: Listening Library
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Fairy Tales
Someone reviewing the Merrybegot recommended this over it. They are both interesting stories. Both involve witch hunting but really that's where they diverge. Actually "I, Coriander" compares well with "Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell" if a lot lighter. It is a story of London and a London besid...
I loved the historical (Cromwell-era) setting. I was a little disappointed by what I felt was an instalove romance, though.
This is really just under a four. Woulda been a solid 4, but the ending knocked it back to 3.5 territory.Sally Gardner pulled no punches in I, Coriander. Her Cromwell-era England is harsh and full and the perfect backdrop to the very dark - and very darkly human - tale she tells. No one's life is...
This was a lovely little fairy-tale story. I can just imagine reading this to little girls, who will inevitably beg for just one more chapter before having to go to bed. It's so easy to imagine said little girls dreaming of being a fairy princess, even though this isn't your typical fairy princess s...
This book is magnificent, really. I am in awe of Sally Gardner, who didn't even learn how to read or write until she was 14 due to dyslexia! She sure showed all the people that wrote her off, didn't she? This is a fairy tale...the story is lovely and lyrical and SO well written. It was at times hila...
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