A Pocketful of Crows by Joanne M Harris

By Joanne M Harris

I am as brown as brown can be,
And my eyes as black as sloe;
I am as brisk as brisk can be,
And wild as wooded area doe.
(The baby Ballads, 295)

So starts off a stunning story of affection, loss and revenge. Following the seasons, A Pocketful of Crows balances formative years and age, knowledge and keenness and attracts on nature and folklore to weave a beautiful smooth mythology round a anonymous wild girl.

Only love may possibly draw her into the realm of named, tamed issues. And it sort of feels in basic terms revenge can be strong sufficient to allow her escape.

Beautifully illustrated via (TBC), this can be a lovely and unique smooth fairytale.

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