I must have made some noise then. I tried my utmost to like it, and I've gotten to the point where I feel a kind of moral obligation to finish a book once I start it, but I just couldn't do it. She narrates her tale at a regal, measured pace that neither lags nor falters. I enjoyed the character of Rois who was quirky and unique, and such a contrast to her sister Laurel who was all things beautiful and good. The water told me that. Rezension aus Deutschland vom 8. Audience Juvenile; General Summary A fantasy novel on a girl who roams the grounds of an abandoned mansion, then meets a young man, come to claim the estate. Mai 2007. No ratings or reviews yet. Scrivi la tua recensione. Appena le avremo esaminate le pubblicheremo sul nostro sito. The well was one of the wood’s secrets: a deep spring as clear as light, hidden under an overhang of dark stones down which the brier roses fall, white as snow, red as blood, all summer long. I intended to write this review yesterday, before the book club that was going to discuss it in the evening. Be the first to write a review. But I expected this time to be different: I’ve come to really love McKillip’s work, in general, and to enjoy and follow the lyricism, the imagery, the logic of it that’s more to do with magic than orderly lines of reasoning. and being a rather wild thing herself, she gathers flowers and herbs and returns to learn of Corbet Lynn, who returned home to claim his grandfather's lands, which have fallen to wrack and ruin since the day so many years ago when his father killed his grandfather and ran off, cursed by that grandfather. Not that any two people can tell the same story of what the curse was, or any one person tell who was there to see that it was murder, or hear the curse, as Rois finds out when she investigates in the village. and being a rather wild thing herself, she gathers flowers and herbs and returns to learn of Corbet Lynn, who returned home to claim his grandfather's lands, which have fallen to wrack and ruin since the day so many years ago when his father killed his grandfather and ran off, cursed by that grandfather. Fantasy addicts looking for a refreshing change will especially appreciate this one.”, “A surprisingly moving story of love and sacrifice, one that echoes that fairy-tale classic ‘The Snow Queen.’”, “McKillip’s writing is also warm and intimate and always approachable . In the woods that border Lynn Hall, free-spirited Rois Melior roams wild and barefooted. She narrates her tale at a regal, measured pace that neither lags nor falters. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I was kneeling at the well; I had just lifted water to my lips. I love the evocative writing where dream and reality blend and are impossible to tell apart. An entrancing diversion for a stormy season. Patricia McKillip is one of my absolute favorite authors. At the same time, it is dotted with deft touches of humor and with familiar, ordinary details which heighten the authenticity of the emotions it evokes. Prime-Mitglieder genießen Zugang zu schnellem und kostenlosem Versand, tausenden Filmen und Serienepisoden mit Prime Video und vielen weiteren exklusiven Vorteilen. I can't find an age level on it. Well written and highly enjoyable. From the first pages, I thought it was going to be a combination of beautiful writing, fantasy with a solid plot and well developed characters. Bitte versuchen Sie es erneut. That’s how I saw him at first: as a fall of light, and then something shaping out of the light. On those days I found the honey, and the secret well, and the mandrake root. . McKillip, Patricia A - Song for the Basilisk. Aug 27, 2019 - Inspired by the novel "Winter Rose" by Patricia A. McKillip. Used; Good. Rois (our narrator) likes to wander around outdoors barefoot, heedless of propriety; Laurel is the more proper sister, with a fiance who loves her. I loved the way I had to ke. Her fairytales are for adults, as well as younger people (as such stories were originally meant to be); she stays true to the heart and soul of this most enduring and significant form of tale-telling. “Weaves a dense web of desire and longing, human love and inhuman need. Perhaps I sighed. It took me two goes to read it. Yes, the writing is the loveliest I've ever encountered, with drifts and drifts of vivid words, lovely descriptions, poetry everywhere. Februar 2010. . I remembered time, then. Winter Rose confronts icy feyness with warm humanity, and leaves us surprised by joy.”, “McKillip’s prose, which is always wondrous, is rarely less than perfect here.”, “Characteristically fresh, dainty fantasy . In fact I only received it this morning and finished it in one day - I couldn't put it down. I agree with that and had a few moments I needed to go back and reread passages to figure out where things were going. Auf insgesamt zwei Teile ist sie seit dieser Zeit angewachsen. Content-wise totally fine; there's no sex or swearing or anything like that. Perhaps I shifted among the wild fern. Wir verwenden Cookies und ähnliche Tools, um Ihr Einkaufserlebnis zu verbessern, um unsere Dienste anzubieten, um zu verstehen, wie die Kunden unsere Dienste nutzen, damit wir Verbesserungen vornehmen können, und um Werbung anzuzeigen. When I saw them a day or two later, I was surprised. But when Corbet Lynn came to rebuild his family estate, memories of his grandfather’s curse were rekindled by young and old--and rumors filled the heavy air of summer. This part was great, as was the hidden magic underneath the surface. -- esv, 1/3/07, ---------------------------------------------------------------. I tried my utmost to like it, and I've gotten to the point where I feel a kind of moral obligation to finish a book once I start it, but I just couldn't do it. tingling and affecting work . Abhängig von der Lieferadresse kann die USt. Rois is desperate to find out his past and that of his family, but it means going against the faerie queen and putting herself in great danger. Hai inviato la seguente valutazione e recensione. She doesn’t really see that well; her world is simple and fully human. There's a village rumor of a family curse, a dying man's words no one can quite remember the same way, as if the words and the memories shift with each retelling. Winter Rose is written in a very lyrical style, but on reflection, not much really seems to happen. #dabinichgern #heimkommen #gemeinsam #lebendig #echt #wertschätzend #bleibnegativdenkpositiv . Beliebte Taschenbuch-Empfehlungen des Monats, Vorherige Seite verwandter Gesponserter Produkte, Nächste Seite verwandter Gesponserter Produkte, A fairy-tale with a fantastic heroine and a great mystery, Rezension aus Deutschland vom 10. In fact I only received it this morning and finished it in one day - I couldn't put it down. But I saw him before he had any name at all. The folk tale Tam Lin is one of my favorites, and I liked McKillip’s spin on it. I really reccomend perservering with this book if at first you find it hard to get into because it is worth it. One complaint some people had about this book is that it’s hard to tell when things are a dream and when they are real. There was a blur of gold: his hair. Winter Rose PATRICIA A. McKILLIP. A wonderful winter tale from a lyrical teller, Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 7. ATOM, 11/07/2002. He didn’t seem real to me, just something I dreamed on a hot summer day, as I swallowed water scented with roses and stone. The vines hide the water unless you know to look. I know P. McKillip's style is all 'dreamy' and 'lyrical' or whatever, good for her, but I don't enjoy that kind of writing - it seems pretentious and unrealistic to me. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. They said later that he rode into the village on a horse the color of buttermilk, but I saw him walk out of the wood. GALATEA 2044: A Novel of the Near Future: An Emergent AI Technothriller (English Ed... “The pace here is deliberate and sure, with no false steps; the writing is richly textured and evocative…[, Patricia A. McKillip is a winner of the World Fantasy Award, and the author of many fantasy novels, including. I’ve actually reviewed this here before, and in fact read it twice before. For the most part, this is a good thing, but there are times it felt that she may have been too descriptive; the story sometimes felt obscured by the overly lyrical writing. The vines hide the water unless you know to look. One winter Corbet's grandfather was murdered by his son, Tearle—Corbet's father—who then disappeared without a trace and without leaving any footprints in the snow. A. McKillip THE FORGOTTEN BEASTS . I just found that I didn't really enjoy it and found it difficult to get into. an der Kasse variieren. One. The characters also didn't come across as very developed. tale with her usual cool elegance.”, “Seamlessly classic in its passion and elegance.”, “Lush imagery and wry humor . None of them seemed to really have any flaws (apart from Corbett's grandfather) and I think this made them seem very two dimensional and distant, even the narrator, and I didn't find myself caring about any of them. I fell in love with Rois' woods and was drawn deep into the secrets of Corbet Lynn. Beneath their sweet scent lay something shadowy, mysterious: the smell of earth, water, wet stone. She is married to David Lunde, a poet. Plus, I found the plot fatally slow-moving and I disliked the heroine with such a strangely passionate hatred that I longed to impa. Finished the book and still don't understand the plot... Winter Rose is a quiet, slow-paced fantasy focused on a character named Rois who can go back and forth between the fae world and her human world. "Winter Rose" went by in the span of a heartbeat for me; I started reading it mid-morning and was done with it before dinner. This is a beautifully written, near-hallucinatory little novel, almost breathless in its telling of the story of a young man, Corbet Lynn, who returns to the ruins of his ancestral home, Lynn Hall, and starts to rebuild. Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 13. Winter Rose is written in a very lyrical style, but on reflection, not much really seems to happen. Winter Rose (1996) by Patricia A. McKillip. I found it one hot afternoon when I stopped to smell the roses. . See all 7. The storyline was interesting but I don't think it needed to be so long and there wasn't really enough to keep me interested or encouraged me to wade through the description to find it. I read this in one sitting, couldn't put it down ! I enjoyed Patricia McKillip's 'Winter Rose' immensely. Eure Gastgeber Suzanne Hugger, Patricia Wachter & alle Rosenhöfler. Entdecken Sie jetzt alle Amazon Prime-Vorteile. Winter Rose is a 1996 fantasy novel by American writer Patricia A. McKillip.It was nominated for the 1996 Nebula Award and 1997 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel, and was a finalist for the 1997 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature. I couldn't bring myself to finish this. Save an average of 50% on the marketplace. Once I got through the first chapter it enchanted me. She has chestnut hair, and skin like ripened peaches, and great grey eyes that seem to see things that are not quite discernible to others. Home / Portfolio Item / Winter Rose. ; FICTION / Fantasy / General. I quite enjoyed the style, but in the end, I can't really think of much substance to it. It's pretty abstract at times. The only thing that I found disappointing was the ending. I was kneeling at the well; I had just lifted water to my lips. But I had learned where to find wild ginger, and what tree bled a crust of honey out of a split in the wood, and where the blackberries would ripen. It was a bit Goblin Market-esque, I suppose, with the two sisters, and one pining away, and the other doing all she could to make things better... And of course, there was the story of Tam Lin. März 2000. It ends so abruptly and it doesn't really finalise Corbet and Rois's relationship very well. . Grazie per la condivisione! Winter Rose. I reread this book all the time now and don't find any part of it dull, you just have to let the magic of Patricia A. McKillip do its work. This is not a book to be read in a hurry; it is meant to be savored. I was kneeling at the well; I had just lifted water to my lips. I enjoyed Patricia McKillip's 'Winter Rose' immensely. I was tired and ravenous, and I wished I had ridden to the wood. . I thought the words were lovely, but the substance was all over the place; everything had dream logic, and sometimes I couldn’t hold onto that logic and follow it through — or I’d come to totally wrong conclusions that I don’t think McKillip intended at all. Publication date 1997 Publisher Ace Books Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; china Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English . I found it one hot afternoon when I stopped to smell the roses. . In fact I only received it this morning and finished it in one day - I couldn't put it down. The sky turned the color of a mourning dove’s breast before I walked out of the trees. Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 5. Oktober 2004. Hinzufügen war nicht erfolgreich. Craft. December 2019 -- Winter Rose -- spoilers allowed, December 2019 -- Winter Rose -- no spoilers, Winter Rose (11/19): finished reading (spoilers), SOLVED.