What a great book. It really makes you look at things in a different light. A mother and child separated, the child Astrid is bounced between foster homes. She is brilliant. I can picture the characters and the detail is wonderful.
Just a guy that's at the point of being called officially 'old', sharing pictures and the occasional bit of wisdom gleaned from six plus decades of survival. Some confusion seems to exist... My Politics are as an Eisenhower Republican. Today, that...
My love for Linton is like the foliage in the woods; time will change it as winter changes the trees. My love for Heathcliff is like the eternal rocks beneath; a source of little visible delight, but necessary. - Catherine Earnshaw, Wuthering Heights
"And, that this is enough. And that, while alone, a reader is also simultaneously, not. S/he is connected to the characters in the book, the writer, to everyone who has ever written or read a book, anywhere, at any time. And THAT is powerful connection!"
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