Publish date: June 1st 2013
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Six Impossible Things/Wildlife (#2)
I really loved this Australian YA. It’s told from two perspectives, Lou and Sibylla, as they go with their class on a wilderness term. While I often don’t find that multiple perspectives work that well, Wood absolutely nails it here. Lou’s diary especially reminded me so much of myself at that age: ...
Life is made up of so many issues; were you fit inside all these issues and exactly where you want to be sometimes does not depend on you, it depends on where you are in life. Lou and Sib are discovering that as they spend a term at an outdoor experience program at school where the girls gain more t...
I loved all the contrasts made between Strangers and Friends. Of Best friends and Maybe friends. Then the choices on who they were versus those on what they could be. Then options against perception. On belief in self versus contentment in the same. One of them in her comfort zone and then later the...
Just my favorite book of the year thus far.
“..my heart is its own fierce country where nobody else is welcome.”“Q: And who the hell do I think I am?A: I have no idea.” The long-awaited companion to Wood’s much-loved debut, Six Impossible Things, does not disappoint. Wildlife is a beautiful and bittersweet novel of heartbreak and healing, fri...