Thornyhold

Front Cover
Morrow, 1988 - Fiction - 207 pages
14 Reviews
In her first novel since The Wicked Day, Mary Stewart gives a book as warm and charming as it is intriguing: a 20th-century love story set amidst ancient traditions, a world where even witches can work for good.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
2
4 stars
9
3 stars
3
2 stars
0
1 star
0

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - JulesJones - LibraryThing

Romantic suspense novel from Mary Stewart, published in 1988, but set in the 1940s and 1950s. Young Geillis, known as Jilly has had a quietly miserable childhood, followed by leaving university early ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - maureene87 - LibraryThing

I was much more caught by this than I generally am by Stewart. I think the touch of magic added a sense of wonder that deepened the whole thing. Also, I did not completely disbelieve the whole romance. So, you know, that helped. [Nov. 2011] Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
17
Section 3
25
Copyright

22 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1988)

Mary Stewart was born on September 17, 1916 in Sunderland, County Durham, England. She received a First Class Honours B.A. in English from Durham University in 1938 and a teaching certificate in 1939. She taught in elementary school until 1941 when she was offered a post at Durham University. She taught there until 1945 and received a M.A. in English during that time. Her first book, Madam, Will You Talk?, was published in 1955. Her other works included My Brother Michael, Touch Not the Cat, This Rough Magic, Nine Coaches Waiting, Thornyhold, Rose Cottage, and the Merlin Trilogy. She also wrote children's books including Ludo and the Star Horse and A Walk in Wolf Wood. She died on May 9, 2014 at the age of 97.

Bibliographic information