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THE SNOW CHILD

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A couple struggling to settle in the Alaskan wilderness is heartened by the arrival of the child of their dreams—or are they literally dreaming her?Jack and Mabel, the protagonists of Ivey's assured debut, are a couple in their early 50s who take advantage of cheap land to build a homestead in Alaska in the 1920s. But the work is backbreaking, the winters are brutally cold and their isolation ... Read full review

Review: The Snow Child

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Sarah Rachel Egelman

On a cold winter night, a childless couple, enchanted by the falling snowflakes, builds a beautiful girl of snow. In the morning they find the snow child gone but are soon visited by a real girl, one at home in the wild forest who disappears when the weather warms. The Russian and Scandinavian fairy tale of the snow child is magical and ultimately sorrowful. Firsttime novelist Eowyn Ivey has ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - maryoverton - LibraryThing

First encounter of 17 year old Garrett, son of an Alaskan homesteader, with the feral "Snow Child": "It was only the middle of November, but the snow lay heavy and deep across the land. Garrett went ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - peggygillman - LibraryThing

This was supposed to be great - lots of pre-publish push and Amazon readers gave it 4.5 stars. I found it to be OK but no way close to what I expected. Older couple befriends a young girl who takes ... Read full review

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User Review  - mporterf - LibraryThing

Reading this with my wife a chapter or two a night before bed. So far it is like Pinocchio set in Alaska and exchange the wood for snow and boy for girl. Engaging story. Read full review

The Snow Child

User Review  - Barbara Hoffert - Book Verdict

Here's a modern retelling of the Russian fairy tale about a girl, made from snow by a childless couple, who comes to life. Or perhaps not modern—the setting is 1920s Alaska—but that only proves the ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - cebam77 - LibraryThing

Great story. Wonderful writing. Quick read. Read full review

Review: The Snow Child

User Review  - Linda L. - Goodreads

Loved it i was very entertained and found some unexpected twists that I really enjoyed. Read full review

Review: The Snow Child

User Review  - C - Goodreads

listening to this with Andrea Read full review

Review: The Snow Child

User Review  - Anni Alger - Goodreads

“'Is she real?' is the question the reader asks about the strange, wild little girl at the center of Eowyn Ivey's debut novel, The Snow Child. Faina shows up in the dead of winter at the home of Mabel ... Read full review


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