Wishing for Tomorrow: The Sequel to A Little Princess
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Childrens Classics
What a letdown. I just think it was a bit of a disappointment as Sarah is not the main character. You don't to get know about what happens to Sarah and Becky and also the events that happen in the school with just the girls are pretty boring as they are just everyday things and constant letter writi...
Like most readers who love classic literature I am generally appalled by modern sequels to great classic works. One of the worst books I've had the misfortune to read was a 'sequel' to Sherlock Holmes. But then again, one of my favorite recent series was a 'sequel' to Sherlock Holmes. So, I know ...
So, I have very fond memories of A Little Princess from childhood, and the story is lovely and magical and candlelit in my mind. And obviously, when a book that's been adored for a century suddenly begets a sequel, there's a concern that it'll go the way of Scarlett, and you'll have to divorce it e...
I admit that I read this with a lot of trepidation. A sequel to Little Princess? How could it work? But it does work quite well and I found it all satisfying. [Nov. 2010]