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User Review  - akmargie - LibraryThing

I was so torn when I read this between liking it and being totally creeped out. The more I sat with it, the more it grew on me. A girl obsessed with an Antarctic explorer gets goes on a life-changing ... Read full review

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User Review  - ShelbyJoMcKay - LibraryThing

Sym is a fourteen year old girl from Europe. She wears hearing aids and has an imaginary friend. His name is Titus and he died while exploring in Antartica; which is why she is obsessed with it. Her ... Read full review

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User Review  - cammykitty - LibraryThing

Thick with Britishisms, metaphors and beautiful descriptions, Geraldine McCaughrean's The White Darkness isn't the book for a reluctant reader. However, the more advanced reader will find that after ... Read full review

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User Review  - kelleykl - LibraryThing

Excellently written. This books may only have limited appeal to high school students. Partially because it is written with British idioms, but also because it takes place under unusual circumstances ... Read full review

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User Review  - Girl_Detective - LibraryThing

A compelling mix of history, mystery and imagination. 14yo Symone goes on holiday with her uncle, and ends up in Antarctica. Her only trusted friend is an imaginary one--the ghost of explorer Laurence ... Read full review

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User Review  - ohioyalibrarian - LibraryThing

This is a fantastic book! A girl whose life and circumstances have been such that her only friend is a dead Antarctic explorer she carries around with her in her head (Titus Oates, a real historical ... Read full review

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User Review  - vortega - LibraryThing

Writing as brilliant and pristine as the vast virginal landscape of the South Pole. The surreal story unfolds slowly; suspense builds and is sustained through an almost deafening crescendo and swift ... Read full review

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User Review  - LizzySiddal - LibraryThing

This is a tale of obsession, madness and survival and it is a tale told by an author in full control of her material. The story starts slowly as our semi-deaf and bullied heroine, Sym, tells of a ... Read full review

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This was an amazing book, great(and accurate) details about the Antarctic, with a captivating story line. Am glad its not another stereotypical story about a perfect or horrendous main character out on an adventure.

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User Review  - jmalinasky - LibraryThing

Great read for young adults and adults. Read full review


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