Tag Archives | wonderful writing
Little Hawk is about to leave his family and village to go into the woods and live alone for three […]
Posted on 9 October 2013 | By Fence
It is summer time on the island of Kvaloya, the time of the midnight sun. And Mats Sigfridsson has just […]
Posted on 4 January 2012 | By Fence | 4 responses
ISBN: 9780141046969 ; Quotes Because I am an officer and a gentleman they have given me my notebooks, pen, ink […]
Posted on 19 January 2011 | By Fence | 8 responses
After solving the mystery of Whose Body Lord Peter Wimsey holidays in the wilds of Corsica, but, tiring of the rustic and wanting a bit of luxury he heads to Paris where he gets the shocking news that his brother, the Duke of Denver, has been arrested for murder. And the victim was Denis Cathcart, his sister’s fiancée. Wimsey heads for home straight away, and together with Inspector Parker he begins to investigate what actually happened.
Posted on 6 September 2010 | By Fence | 4 responses
“Bring in the cows now. Time to shut up for the night”.
There came three cows, breathing in the near-dark: swishing with the tips of their tails, their bones showing through hide.
Posted on 7 October 2008 | By Fence | 3 responses
ISBN: 9780312426293 Carl was kind enough to send me this book; one of the prizes from his Once Upon A […]
Posted on 4 August 2008 | By Fence | 2 responses
Two rivers. Flowing in contrary directions.
Two layers of water, each moving steadily, separate and self-possessed.
When I was thinking of books to read for the myth section of Carl’s challenge I did consider the Iliad, and the Odyssey too, so when I was wandering around the library and stumbled across this book it seemed perfect. And I’m so glad I picked it up; it makes for a really good read.