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Century by Sarah Singleton
Book Review: Century by Sarah Singleton
Century by Sarah Singleton is a gothic fantasy, set circa It tells the tale of two sisters, Mercy and Charity, who are trapped in a house called Century. A house shrouded in winter darkness, where spring never comes and every day is the same. The girls are cared for by a housekeeper named Aurelia, and taught by a strict governess named Galatea. They sometimes glimpse their widowed father, but Trajan Verga is a distant, brooding man. They can barely remember their mother. Sometimes Mercy sees ghosts in the house.
OUT OF THE SHADOWS
Posted 0 comments. I should admit that I was initially attracted to Century by its beautifully gloomy cover: all chiaroscuro shades with a stunning purple foil title. However, in this instance I can happily say that I was right to judge a book by its cover. While author S arah Singleton is no newcomer to fiction'or non-fiction for that matter' Century is her first foray into young adult fiction.
Publier un commentaire. Partager sur Twitter Partager sur Facebook. So long, long ago, in the spring that never returned, when the pond was a cool green jewel, floating with the ghostly jelly of frogspawn. But the flower reminded her of January past, when the pond was skirted with crowds of snowdrops. Harbingers of spring in the darkest days.