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It captures what life was like in that era; the enormous amount of work it took to stay alive, the superstitions, the power that Christian priests had even back then when the church young, and in a setting that far away from Rome.
Should they be getting their hooks in, though? This book was recommended to me by one of my young friends.
Mildly preachy kid’s books are millions times better than self-help books from the ’50s! I may have to just read it again every few weeks like I used to! It managed to convey a sense of mystery and wonder, without ever becoming saccharine for an instant. Other books in the series. This prequel to “Wise Child” recounts the childhood and spiritual initiation of Juniper, who will in turn pass down the secret teachings of the “dorans” to Wise Child.
Ik ben het gewoon om boeken te lezen waarbij de auteur gebruikmaakt van een auctorieel vertelperspectief, de verteller weet alles en zo krijg je — als lezer — een compleet overzicht van alle gebeurtenissen. Juniper takes place in a small So far I have been reading some pretty short books this year!
Wait, is it just gas? Wise Child is abandoned by her parents and the only person in the village who offers to take her in is Juniper, the strange woman who everyone says is a witch because she isn’t married, doesn’t go to Mass, and heals the mmonica. Mar 14, Nancy Meservier rated it liked it Shelves: An atmospheric story that will both satisfy confirmed fantasy fans and involve readers new to the genre.
Good, but not as satisfying as Wise Childperhaps because Wise Child raises some expectations about Juniper’s story that aren’t quite met. I don’t remember how I felt when I first read it, but I do think it’s worth mentioning that this isn’t a tense book. The Secret of Roan Inish. Our goodwill didn’t have furlongg anything the one time I went.
It’s always chancy to re-read a book you loved as a child; some of them lose their magic when read by one’s furlog self. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. She, herself, was baptised as an Anglican in a conventional sort of way, but became, at a very early age, a potential outsider; even as a child, she felt herself instinctively in sympathy with non-churchgoers. Monca kan vrij vervelend zijn.
I did learn a bit about herbs, mostly how to cook with them. Monica Furlong’s Doran trilogy came to me at a time in my life when I felt particularly lost, and I’ve read them multiple times since. She doesn’t like the hard work, but slowly begins to mohica the value in it over the more pampered lifestyle offered by her estranged mother. It’s easy to see why — Juniper is a story about Juniper’s childhood and her first experience of adult powers juniepr as Wise Child is gurlong that part of Juniper’s pupil’s lifeand of course Juniper did not stop maturing and learning and becoming herself after her very first adventures.
Wise Child is terrified; rumor has it that Juniper is in league with Satan, and that horrible things will happen to anyone go is taken to her house. At first forcing the spoiled Wise Child to help with the chores, Juniper teaches Wise Child about the art of healing, and the manner in which all creatures should be treated.
It sang junniper the green shoot and of the tawny heads of harvest grain standing out in the field under the great moon.
I simply couldn’t put it down. Oct 05, Candace rated it it was amazing. While reading this book, I was totally unconscious of any sort of affected style in the writing. Jul 16, Aleksandra rated it it was amazing Shelves: Well, it’s difficult to learn from Zen masters at junipre Euny never hits Juniper.
These days my little niece furlog a “witch” and has similar lame-o powers. She wrote that a friend of hers attributed this book making her a witch.
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As someone who enjoys reading books where people learn how to practice magic, this book was really meant for me. This is a lost treasure of fantasy young adult literature.
Return to Book Page. This was a wonderful book, making me, besides enjoying it, think about housework and religion. John Sayles is not Irish and he wrote and directed the film The Secret of Roan Inish about selkies and Irish folklore and it is most awesome movie and if you haven’t seen it, you should.
Juniper has lots of friends well, lots of friends for a very short book even if many of them don’t spend much time on the page. If you’re actually reading any of this you might have time to watch these two videos.
I really have to stop this book at the last couple of chapters because they bug me. The main weakness is a looseness of plotting, which ends up making Wise Child feel like an incomplete memoir instead of a cohesive novel.
I love that kid feeling of thinking you were the one who got it first. Mariel’s scale of wish-everything-was-that-awesome-fantasy-stories: You can know stuff by bullshitting and making it your own, anyway. Jun 09, Natalie rated it it was amazing.
Wise Child (Doran, #1) by Monica Furlong
Was her training to be a doran so thorough that she attained a complete state of Zen composure? Oh, and do magic. In the s, Furlong became involved in religious reform. Sep 02, Magda rated it it was amazing Shelves: Het doel van haar verblijf bij Euny is simpel: