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Siobhan Dowd
Birth date: January 01, 1960
Died: August 21, 2007
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Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 6 months ago
Digging for peat in the mountain with his Uncle Tally, Fergus finds the body of a child, and it looks like she’s been murdered. As Fergus tries to make sense of the mad world around him—his brother on hunger-strike in prison, his growing feelings for Cora, his parents arguing over the Troubles, and ...
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it 1 year ago
This was a good book. It's not like there was anything necessarily bad about it. Cool story and a creative way of approaching the subject of loss and grief. I think my expectations were too high for it though. I had heard really great things about it and wanted to read it before seeing the movie. I ...
Shiftyj1 rated it 2 years ago
This one has been on my tbr for a year or two (or four) and I was not in a big hurry to get to it because of the whole “YA” thing. Not usually my bag. Luckily for me however, it went on sale and the audio was made available for a cheap add-on. I am a sucker for a deal, so I snatched it up and starte...
The Ninja Reader
The Ninja Reader rated it 5 years ago
How can I describe "A Swift Pure Cry"? Certainly not in terms that are often applied to books.Ephemere.Fragile.Elegant.Claustrophobic.Beautiful.This is the story of Shell, short for Michelle, a 16-year old girl who, in 1984, deals with the aftermath of her mother's death and the consequences of her ...
Today in Jen's Library
Today in Jen's Library rated it 6 years ago
Wow. Just, wow. Review to come later - I have to recover from this amazing book.
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