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Rosie Garland’s extraordinary tale is a story of superstition and devotion in the time of the Black Death and will bewitch both new readers and fans of her much loved debut The Palace of CuriositiesDevon 1349 In Brauntone where seagulls screech across the fields and the wind has a mind to change Father Thomas arrives as the new priest Determine. Beautiful very feminine story about the feeling of otherness within a small village community in the Middle Ages A girl can be a miracle can be a witch can be a curse or salvation In the darkness there can be also some place for love and light

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Vixen AUTHOR Rosie Garland

Trange mute Maid is discovered washed up in the marshes and taken in Anne is grateful for the company Their friendship is to give Anne the chance of a happiness she thought she’d never knowBut soon the plague strikes Brauntone spreading panic And as the villagers’ fear turns to anger Thomas must sacrifice anything to restore their faith in hi. This is the second book by Rosie Garland that I have read and I thoroughly enjoyed both They would be best described as dark fairy tales Vixen is set in South West England in the time of the plague Frightened people are looking for miracles and their priest Thomas is determined to provide them It looks with an unflinching and critical gaze at the corruption of Catholicism and the rampant misogyny that accompanies the religious doctrine When a child is found close to death the priest declares she is sent by God to save them In his vanity he believes he owns this miracle and his housekeeper Anne and it his right to use and ill use them as he wishes The child known as Vixen and The Maid is pagan than Christian and woman than child but both escape the priest s noticeIt is a wonderful tale full of heartache death violence and tenderness Rosie Garland s prose is poetic and evocative

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D to impress his congregation he uells fears of the coming pestilence with promises of protectionFor Anne the priest’s arrival is an opportunity that at sixteen she feels all too ready for Convinced a grand fate awaits she moves in as Thomas’s housekeeper though hopeful of something But his home is a place without love or kindness So when a s. 45 stars What a gorgeous moving and atmospheric story to start the year with Highly recommended for those who love lush prose and medieval settings


10 thoughts on “Vixen AUTHOR Rosie Garland

  1. says:

    I'll be honest in saying it was the gorgeous cover enveloping this story that grabbed my attention I read the synopsis before purchasing it and though it didn't jump out at me I still thought I would give it a go As a writer it's important to read any and all kinds of stories But I'm afraid Vixen just wasn't for me• WritingGarla

  2. says:

    25 Stars This was okay but I lost interest towards the end

  3. says:

    Beautiful very feminine story about the feeling of otherness within a small village community in the Middle Ages A girl can be a miracle can be a witch can be a curse or salvation In the darkness there can be also some place for love and light

  4. says:

    45 stars What a gorgeous moving and atmospheric story to start the year with Highly recommended for those who love lush prose and medieval settings

  5. says:

    The old adage goes that you should never judge a book by its cover It's true that I adore the cover of this book and it's also true that I decided to read this book because of the cover which I guess in part means that my friend the cover designer did a really good job It wasn't until I had this book in front of me that I realised that it's author Rosie Garland was also the singer in Goth Band the March Violets who featured on the soundtr

  6. says:

    First off if you spotten this gorgeous book on the shelf you will probably be instantly attracted to the cover It's uietly beautiful in a sea of brightly colored books; somehow the splash of orange attracted my eye like n

  7. says:

    This is the second book by Rosie Garland that I have read and I thoroughly enjoyed both They would be best described as dark fairy tales Vixen is set in South West England in the time of the plague Frightened people are looking for miracles and their priest Thomas is determined to provide them It looks with an unflinching and cri

  8. says:

    35 stars might be closer but then historical fiction isn't really my thing so I feel like it should get bonus points for keeping my interest until the end As it happens I got my hands on an Advance Copy and might

  9. says:

    This has got to be one of the strangest books that I have ever read But it kept me captivated until the endIf you decide to read it hang in ther

  10. says:

    Really liked this book The blend of superstitionreligion with the power of the church is evocative then with the horror of the plague results