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I simply couldn’t put it down. The book is full of interesting moments, as well, with some absolutely beautiful passages in the latter half. Euny is a harsh, no-nonsense old woman who lives in poverty in a little hut on a hill in the middle of nowhere. There were many fine YA novels during the 80s, when this novel was published, but Wise Child remains one of the enduring masterpieces of young adult literature.

I dug that that wasn’t the dealio at all.

It began with the praise and joy in all creation, copying the voice of the wind and the sea. Originally posted at http: She doesn’t like the hard work, but slowly begins to see the value in it over the more pampered lifestyle offered by her estranged mother. She doesn’t like the hard work, but slowly begins to This book was recommended to me by one of my young friends. I LOVE this series. Jul 22, Katie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Not long ago, I went looking for the box in their garage because I wanted something from the stash, and I rediscovered the full trove I’d saved, and I’m grateful to my younger self.

If anyone knows any good books about medieval Cornwall—culture or history or myths or folklore, anything—definitely send some recommendations my way!

Monica Furlong

Jan 26, Catherine rated it it was amazing Shelves: I kept some, the books I had loved and read over and over. I’m pleased to see that the different publishing companies didn’t demand new cover art with each edition, because the painting is juuniper divinitive in it’s Tarot like mystery. Preview — Wise Child by Monica Furlong.


Her father, to whom she was particularly close, was a Roman Catholic who served mass at Westminster cathedral. But she was always on the lookout for good causes to espouse, and once she had thrown in her lot with the Movement for the Ordination of Women, and with the aims of secular feminism in general, she became to many women – a Obituary from The Guardian, Friday January 17 by Michael De-la-Noy Monica Furlong, who has died of cancer aged 72, would have achieved distinction through her writings alone.

This is one of those books I am so grateful to have read as a child, because I get to nostalgically revisit it and remember all the wonderful things about it – while discovering new reasons to love it.

Nov 13, Fuurlong rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sep 01, Ali rated it really liked it. Monica Furlong writes childhood emotions that ring true.

Wise Child (Doran, #1) by Monica Furlong

Refresh and try again. And it is a wonderful story from an excellent writer, one whose work mainly dealt with mysticism and the lives of certain Christian mystics. Growing monicq I used to love reading stories that were mildly fantasical and very nature based, and I hadn’t realized how much I missed that.

Mar 19, Donna Davis rated it it was amazing Shelves: Religion, Church of Englandwomen in religion. It’s easy to see why — Juniper is a story about Juniper’s childhood and her first experience of adult powers just as Wise Child is about that part of Juniper’s pupil’s lifeand of course Juniper did not stop maturing and learning and becoming herself after her very first adventures.

And, this is not a problem but an observation: Jun 25, Sarah rated it liked junipef Shelves: Wise Child is a page turner, evenly paced, and a quick read. I’m sure I did not notice, entirely, as a child, how often Wise Child says she finds something boring, but fulrong back, I now remember how often adult things were dull, dull, dull to me, too. I haven’t gone back to check, but I think this differs a little from the growing-up story Juniper tells in Wise Child. And I still think it would be badass if I owned a spinning wheel.


I needed a little book-comfort so I am re-reading some of my favourites.

As she spends more time with the woman, though, she learns that appearances a “Wise Child, come to me, over the land and hill and sea Het doel van haar verblijf bij Euny is simpel: Clearly, I’d have shared Wise Child’s selfish side that wanted to be pampered and given nice things by her bad mama These books are really comforting.

This story is beautiful and meaningful and deserves to be shared. Het is interessant om te zien jiniper de auteur deze wereld van magie wat anders voorstelt. The cloak must be perfect. It was a lovely introduction to pagan witchcraft for young readers with the right balance of light and dark aspects. Juniper has lots of friends well, lots of friends for a very short book even if many of them don’t spend much time on the page.

As a freelance journalist, Furlong wrote for the Guardian between andwhere her contributions covered a variety of emotional and socio-sexual issues – monicaa they had monics at the Mail.

And shout-out to The Bicks! I think if I had read it when I was younger first, I would have put it at the top of my list too. Would love to see it made available on Kindle.

Something else that struck me throughout the book was what an excellent parent Juniper makes.