A Sound Of Chariots

A young girl growing up in Scotland after World War I tries to come to terms with her grief over her father s death and her increasing sense of the passage of time.
A Sound Of Chariots A young girl growing up in Scotland after World War I tries to come to terms with her grief over her father s death and her increasing sense of the passage of time

  • Title: A Sound Of Chariots
  • Author: Mollie Hunter
  • ISBN: 9780816161485
  • Page: 128
  • Format: None
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    About the Author

    Mollie Hunter

    Maureen Mollie Hunter McIlwraith writes under the name Mollie Hunter Mollie Hunter is one of the most popular and influential twentieth century Scottish writers of fiction for children and young adults Her work, which includes fantasy, historical fiction, and realism, has been widely praised and has won many awards and honors, such as the Carnegie Medal, the Phoenix Award, a Boston Globe Horn Book Honor Award, and the Scottish Arts Council Award There has also been great interest in Hunter s views about writing fiction, and she has published two collections of essays and speeches on the subject Hunter s portrait hangs in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, and her papers and manuscripts are preserved in the Scottish National Library Her books have been as popular in the United States as in the United Kingdom, and most are still in print Critic Peter Hollindale has gone so far as to assert that Hunter is by general consent Scotland s most distinguished modern children s writer.

    393 Comment

    • Featherheart said:
      Sep 24, 2018 - 03:18 AM

      Wow. What a powerful book. Since there isn't any synopsis, I will type the first paragraph of the inside cover, which sums it up nicely:Bridie Mcshane was the most boisterous of this family of five children who grew up in a small village in Scotland after World War I. Yet she was also the most sensitive of them, and she had been her father's favorite child. For a long time after she was told of his death, she was devastated by grief, and she was haunted also by a sense of Time passing towards th [...]

    • Cynthia Egbert said:
      Sep 24, 2018 - 03:18 AM

      Grief. I believe that this might be the best treatise on grief that I have yet read in a work of fiction. That being said, I am not sure that I could consider this to be a YA book, it goes to depth about loss and the response to loss and it is not easy to read or sometimes grasp. But, I was highly impressed. This is very different from the other works offered by Ms. Hunter and I am appreciated both her writing and her grasp of what grief looks like in a young, artistic soul. Passages of worth:"H [...]

    • Meredith said:
      Sep 24, 2018 - 03:18 AM

      This book spoke to me powerfully when I read it as a child, and is one of the few books I have read multiple times.

    • Sandra Allemeersch said:
      Sep 24, 2018 - 03:18 AM

      I actually wanne give it a 3,5 stars.It was really a 'sweet' book to read. Beautiful use of language and O-my-god the 'scottish' parts <3I would have liked the book to be longer/thicker. I wanted to know what happend after that in her life. I liked the way of thinking of the main character. A revolutionist :)For me it was a good book to read on vacation.

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