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Summary The Radiant Road

The Radiant Road

Clare Macleod has lived all her life with an awareness of the Strange tales of fairies and magic making told to her by her mother who died years ago No longer a child Clare has learned to suppress the magic that haunted the corners of her lif. It s just a bit muchI had a similar problem with the author s debut Summer and Bird though I hadn t at first realised they were by the same person So close to being interesting and whimsical and lovely but just crumbles into the bizarre and senseless instead Not to mention the prose so purple it s almost unreadable at timesFor example a very minor character is introduced namelessly and described in lines such asThose mountain lake eyes turned down in amusementfollowed two lines down byThe woman turned her ice threaded eyes to Clareand preceded on the previous page bylarge wide set eyes that were the dark blue of a mountain lake threaded with iceJust in case we didn t uite get a full pictureI would have been happy with The woman looked at Clare I think the ice threaded eyes were mentioned at least twice before the endIt all tries very much too har

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Lare the house is not only full of memories of her mother but of the Strange and a mysterious boy with raven dark hair and of dreamlike nights filled with stars and magic In this place magic both bright and dark will not sit uietly in a corne. I have a fondness for stories that take place in Ireland It is a place that I wish to some day visit So until I can actually make it there I like visiting through booksThis book didn t disappoint me whatsoever While I read it I could imagine the beautiful scenery I wanted to live in Clare s underground one giant room house where one wall is comprised entirely of a giant ancient tree I could imagine myself standing in the rolling green fields watching the ocean waves crashing against the shoreIn short the imagery for The Radiant Road was very well doneThe Radiant Road is a fairytale It took me a while to realize that though At first I just thought that the narrative was a little strange to read Then at some point it clicked It is supposed to be reading as if there is a storyteller making reading the story will make that term make sense to you a sto Trial of a Feminizer place magic both bright and dark will not sit uietly in a corne. I have a fondness for stories that take The Breach of Crowns place in Ireland It is a Icebergs place that I wish to some day visit So until I can actually make it there I like visiting through booksThis book didn t disappoint me whatsoever While I read it I could imagine the beautiful scenery I wanted to live in Clare s underground one giant room house where one wall is comprised entirely of a giant ancient tree I could imagine myself standing in the rolling green fields watching the ocean waves crashing against the shoreIn short the imagery for The Radiant Road was very well doneThe Radiant Road is a fairytale It took me a while to realize that though At first I just thought that the narrative was a little strange to read Then at some The Line point it clicked It is supposed to be reading as if there is a storyteller making reading the story will make that term make sense to you a sto

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E to say the word “fairy” with the appropriate disbelief But after years of living in America Clare and her father are returning to Ireland to the house Clare was born in a house built into a hillside with an ancient tree for a wall For C. pure poetry


10 thoughts on “The Radiant Road

  1. says:

    This review can also be found at Carole's Random LifeI have mixed feelings about this book Young adult fantasy with a fairies? I was ready to love it and I thought it started out really strong but everything started to fizzle out for me as the book progressed I liked the overall story but I had a lot of trouble connecting with the writing style I really wanted to see where things were going in the story but I found that I kept checking ho

  2. says:

    BlehOne extra star for the lyrical writing and snippets of pretty good poetry Otherwise totally not worth my timeI was drawn in by the first ch

  3. says:

    It's just a bit muchI had a similar problem with the author's debut Summer and Bird though I hadn't at first reali

  4. says:

    I loved this It's a gentle fable y daydream of a book with little bursts of nightmarishness for good measure and the writing is gorgeous Even the acknowledgements at the end are gorgeous There are tons of uotabl

  5. says:

    pure poetry

  6. says:

    Review courtesy of Dark Faerie Talesuick Dirty A melodic lush story overflowing with Irish folkloreOpening Sentence Clare was a strange girl solitary and shyThe ReviewClare Macledod is not an ordinary girl She grew up in a home within

  7. says:

    Pages read 12One of the reasons I swiftly DNF books is if the writing style and I immediately clash and that's what happened here Catmull's going for a poetic sort of style and this one just isn't working for me I'm very hit or miss and this was a swing and a miss Like I see what she's going for but it's just not workin

  8. says:

    Honestly I still can't tell you exactly how I felt about this book There were things I really liked about it particularly the poetry and imagery that went into describing the magical aspects of the story things that were alright the characters

  9. says:

    I have a fondness for stories that take place in Ireland It is a place that I wish to some day visit So until I can actually make it there I like visiting through booksThis book didn't disappoint me whatsoever Wh

  10. says:

    DNF This really makes me sad because I was so excited to love this one but I just couldn't get into the writing style It's extremely different for me and not something I ultimately enjoyed

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