Island Of Wings
Publish date: October 8th 2011
Publisher: House of Anansi Press
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Richly atmospheric novel about love, religion and family - and not historically stuffy at all. Rare combination. A breeze to read and savour.
A very cool, restrained book, this historical novel is set on St. Kilda, an island that is the furthest part of the British Isles. Beginning in 1830, the story follows Lizzie and her husband, missionary Rev. Neil MacKenzie, as they move from urban Scotland to the isolated, rocky, backwards island.I...
I read and reviewed this book for Netgalley and am really happy I did. I thoroughly enjoyed this book and its' characters. I thought they were wonderfully developed enough to the point where I had such deep empathy for the main character, Lizzie. I must say that the book jacket talked about love, lo...
I have been a history buff since the dawn of time, or at least since I first read the Little House on the Prairie books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. I fell in love with being able to live life as others did, even if it was vicariously. I picked this book because the New Hebrides Islands were an area t...
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