The White Darkness
Format: library binding
Publish date: January 1st 2007
Pages no: 373
Edition language: English
This book reminds me of my childhood. When I was around the age of the main character, Sym, I also had an obsession with Antarctica. Just like Sym, I had a shelf full of “ice books.” I read everything I could about Scott’s failed attempt to reach the South Pole in the early 1900s. Also like Sym, I w...
The White Darkness, a contemporary adventure story written by Geraldine McCaughrean, boasts one of the most interesting narrative voices that I have read in a long while. The storytelling is also masterful, with characterization not far behind—it was so precise, and so entertaining, I was surprised ...
This book is amazing! I really did fall in love with this book. It has so many intriguing aspects and great concept that I can't help but want to read it again and again. To think that I actually thought that I was not going to like this book. When I read the synopsis for it, it came across as somet...
in a sentence or so: Sym is a bit socially awkward. that could be because she has an imaginary boyfriend that's been dead for 90 years. or that her main hobby/interest in life is all things Antarctica related. so when her uncle offers her an all expenses paid (and quite suspicious) trip to Antarctic...
I was not at all impressed by this Printz winner. I know everybody's raving about it, but I could not get into it. It was a strange book.
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