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Vixen author Rosie Garland

review Vixen author Rosie Garland × eBook or Kindle ePUB Rosie Garland’s extraordinary tale is a story of superstition and devotion in the time of the Black Death and will bewitch both new readers and fans of her much loved debut The Palace of CuriositiesDevon 1349 In Brauntone where seagulls screech across the fields and the wind has a mind to change Father Thomas arrives as the new priest Determine. Beautiful very feminine story about the feeling of otherness within a small village community in the Middle Ages A girl can be a miracle can be a witch can be a curse or salvation In the darkness there can be also some place for love and light

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review Vixen author Rosie Garland × eBook or Kindle ePUB Trange mute Maid is discovered washed up in the marshes and taken in Anne is grateful for the company Their friendship is to give Anne the chance of a happiness she thought she’d never knowBut soon the plague strikes Brauntone spreading panic And as the villagers’ fear turns to anger Thomas must sacrifice anything to restore their faith in hi. 35 stars might be closer but then historical fiction isn t really my thing so I feel like it should get bonus points for keeping my interest until the end As it happens I got my hands on an Advance Copy and might as well be honest read it as much for the wonderful cover as anything else I haven t read The Palace of Curiosities so I don t know how they compare I can say this about Garland she uses language with an almost reckless calculation sometimes or maybe I mean a calculated recklessness Maybe both Either way she s got style It s not always comfortable or easy to read and I have no idea how accurate it is to the times or subject matter but it is compellingIt ll be interesting to see how well it picks up interest among the literary andor book club crowds Can see it going either way really

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review Vixen author Rosie Garland × eBook or Kindle ePUB D to impress his congregation he uells fears of the coming pestilence with promises of protectionFor Anne the priest’s arrival is an opportunity that at sixteen she feels all too ready for Convinced a grand fate awaits she moves in as Thomas’s housekeeper though hopeful of something But his home is a place without love or kindness So when a s. The old adage goes that you should never judge a book by its cover It s true that I adore the cover of this book and it s also true that I decided to read this book because of the cover which I guess in part means that my friend the cover designer did a really good job It wasn t until I had this book in front of me that I realised that it s author Rosie Garland was also the singer in Goth Band the March Violets who featured on the soundtrack to one of my favourite 80 s movies Some Kind Of Wonderful I know completely unrelated fascinatingly uninteresting fact for you This is an interesting clever read in alluringly poetic and lyrical prose that follows the arrival of the great plague to a village in Devon It is told from the perspective of three protagonists a Priest a girl and their maid the Vixen or fox of the title Where is starts off gentle and beautiful we are plunged int disalusionament and delirium as our protagonists surcumb to the symptons and fate of the Black Death

  • Unknown Binding
  • 400
  • Vixen author Rosie Garland
  • Rosie Garland
  • en
  • 20 March 2018
  • 9780007492794