Sunday, January 13, 2013
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
*** This review most likely include spoilers, so read at your own risk! ***
First book of the year. It's been getting cold here so reading this book is quite fitting. I was captivated by the imagery and wondered whether the child was real or not (fairy tale re-tell, remember?) and what'd happen. My favorite character is Esther, the neighbor. She's just a hoot. The rest of the characters are not as well developed and seemed too flat or too stereotypical.
In the end, this book is just okay to me because nothing really happens... well fine, stuff happens, but there wasn't a climax and the plot is flat. I didn't really feel much emotion one way or the other about the ending... and I use how emotional I get to gauge how much I like a book.
So 3 Stars out of 5 only for me.
Note - The book was borrowed from the library.
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