Sylvia Fraser’s brash and audacious first novel, Pandora, sweeps the reader back to the poignant, too-forgotten world of early childhood so rarely recorded in modern fiction. In the character of seven-year-old Pandora Gothic, Fraser has created a fierce and resilient heroine who mirrors the pleasure and agonies of children everywhere.
As an affectionate and accurate portrait of the hopes, fears, dreams, and tribulations that prefigure adulthood, Pandora is a novel of astonishing literary achievement and sheer unceasing delight.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gypsysmom - LibraryThing
This book is No. 123 in the New Canadian Library. It was written in 1972 but it is set during World War II. The book’s title refers to the main character, Pandora Gothic (which I think is a great name ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KaterinaBead - LibraryThing
Remember this one well from the long ago. Always felt there was more to this story than I was able to put my finger on. Something horrible that bothered me a lot. I also remember that the ending was ... Read full review