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Joan Aiken
JOAN AIKEN MBE (1924-2004) daughter of Pulitzer prize winning poet Conrad Aiken ACCLAIMED fantasy writer of over one hundred books for children and adults STILL FINDING NEW FANSFOLLOW Joan Aiken on https://www.facebook.com/JoanAikenOfficialAIKEN TWEETS at https://twitter.com/LizzaAiken 2016 NEW... show more



JOAN AIKEN MBE (1924-2004) daughter of Pulitzer prize winning poet Conrad Aiken ACCLAIMED fantasy writer of over one hundred books for children and adults STILL FINDING NEW FANSFOLLOW Joan Aiken on https://www.facebook.com/JoanAikenOfficialAIKEN TWEETS at https://twitter.com/LizzaAiken 2016 NEW FIVE STAR story collection at SMALL BEER PRESS - THE PEOPLE IN THE CASTLE AIKEN'S PAGET FAMILY SAGA coming to SOURCEBOOKS THIS AUTUMN 'THE WOLVES OF WILLOUGHBY CHASE' -Award winning AUDIO read by Joan's daughter Lizza PLUS NEW EDITIONS - ALL TWELVE of The Wolves Chronicles NOW AVAILABLE AGAIN Visit "The Wonderful World of Joan Aiken" at http://www.joanaiken.com/

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Birth date: September 04, 1924
Died: January 04, 2004
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An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it 2 years ago
I kept expecting the actual wolves to be a bigger part, like at some point all the grown-ups would be eaten by wolves and the children would be left alone. It felt like reading a Sherlock Holmes story a lot of the time (in a good way). I just wanted it to be a lot darker than it ended up being.
pedestrienne
pedestrienne rated it 3 years ago
If like me you read a lot of spooky story collections, you will come across the same stories every so often. But it's okay. If you're like me and don't have the best memory for the plot points of what you've read years before, it's almost like reading it for the first time with a slight sense of dej...
pedestrienne
pedestrienne rated it 3 years ago
If like me you read a lot of spooky story collections, you will come across the same stories every so often. But it's okay. If you're like me and don't have the best memory for the plot points of what you've read years before, it's almost like reading it for the first time with a slight sense of dej...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it 4 years ago
“It was dusk–winter dusk. Snow lay white and shining over the pleated hills, and icicles hung from the forest trees. Snow lay piled on the dark road across Willoughby Wold, but from dawn men had been clearing it with brooms and shovels. There were hundreds of them at work, wrapped in sacking because...
Blue Cat Review
Blue Cat Review rated it 4 years ago
That's two down and one more to go. Then I'll do the reviews. This was really good. An innocent but feisty main character who moves quickly from one danger to another. She doesn't know who to trust and she's surrounded by some she can't and some she should. But nobody's sharing their secrets. Full r...
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