By Joanne M Harris
I am as brown as brown can be,
And my eyes as black as sloe;
I am as brisk as brisk can be,
And wild as woodland doe.
(The baby Ballads, 295)
So starts a gorgeous story of affection, loss and revenge. Following the seasons, A Pocketful of Crows balances adolescence and age, knowledge and fervour and attracts on nature and folklore to weave a beautiful sleek mythology round a anonymous wild girl.
Only love may possibly draw her into the realm of named, tamed issues. And it kind of feels merely revenge can be strong sufficient to enable her escape.
Beautifully illustrated through (TBC), this can be a lovely and unique glossy fairytale.
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