The Stone Angel
Publish date: 1988
Publisher: McClelland & Steward
Pages no: 328
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, Canadian Literature
Series: Manawaka Sequence
4.5 stars, rounded down.
The question I have is: Would I have read and enjoyed The Stone Angel if it had not been considered a Canadian classic and if a RL friend of mine did not highly recommend it? Well, I have read it, and I can see why it is considered a classic. There is so much symbolism in this book, you can draw c...
Wow, this was such an a great read!! The book was published 50 years ago, but the sentiments and frustrations of Hagar, the 90 year-old protaganist, are just as relevant today as they were in 1964! I can't believe it's taken me so long to read the book!
I remember reading this novel in my last year of high school for English.I think I was the only person to enjoy it.I didn't necessarily relate to the narrator, but I understood where she was coming from. This story moved me in ways I wasn't expecting.
Had to read this book in Grade 11. Quite enjoyed it despite being required to read it...