The Blue Castle
At twenty-nine Valancy had never been in love, and it seemed romance had passed her by. Living with her overbearing mother and meddlesome aunt, she found her only consolations in the "forbidden" books of John Foster and her daydreams of the Blue Castle. Then a letter arrived from Dr. Trent... show more
At twenty-nine Valancy had never been in love, and it seemed romance had passed her by. Living with her overbearing mother and meddlesome aunt, she found her only consolations in the "forbidden" books of John Foster and her daydreams of the Blue Castle. Then a letter arrived from Dr. Trent -- and Valancy decided to throw caution to the winds. For the first time in her life Valancy did and said exactly what she wanted. Soon she discovered a surprising new world, full of love and adventures far beyond her most secret dreams.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: March 1st 1989
Pages no: 218
Edition language: English
Valancy Stirling has been emotionally abused all her life, she is worn down into a shadow of a human, dependant on others (as many women were at the time), dealing with her wants and needs being neglected, she escapes in the works of John Foster, who writes about nature. She sometimes escapes to an ...
Rating: 5 stars Book Blurb: Valancy lives a drab life with her overbearing mother and prying aunt. Then a shocking diagnosis from Dr. Trent prompts her to make a fresh start. For the first time, she does and says exactly what she feels. As she expands her limited horizons, Valancy undergoes a tran...
"And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." ~Abraham Lincoln “That's all the freedom we can hope for - the freedom to choose our prison. [...]” ― L.M. Montgomery, The Blue Castle "We don't know where we're going, but isn't it fun to go?” ― L.M. Mont...
„-Każdy ma swój Błękitny Zamek, tak mi się wydaje – powiedziała Cissy cichutko. – Tylko, że każdy nazywa go inaczej.” Valancy Stirling żyje w samolubnej i egoistycznej rodzinie z surowymi zasadami i regułami. Apodyktyczna matka i inni członkowie rodziny od zawsze uważają Valancy za nudną, niezbyt ł...
Sometimes you stumble upon a book not so famous, not so well-known, but that turns out to be an absolute gem. Well ‘The Blue castle’ was one such book for me. I just picked this book not expecting much but it ended up being one of my most favorite book, which I am going to re-read in future for sure...
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