3 edition of Thornyhold found in the catalog.
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Get this from a library! Thornyhold.. [Mary Stewart] -- When Gilly Ramsey, whose childhood has been one of lonely isolation, inherits an English country home steeped in magic, she discovers an intriguing, mysterious world, and a man who teaches her to. Editions for Thornyhold: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ),
When Gilly's aunt leaves Thornyhold to her, a house in the middle of the woods, Gilly finds that she has inherited far more than she realized. Along with the house comes a cat, a still room filled with herbs (and a missing recipe book), an attic chamber with carrier pigeons (who have secret messages), and an attractive neighbor whose young son. Check out this great listen on Gilly Ramsey's lonely childhood was brightened only by visits to her godmother until her death, when the then grown-up Gilly inherited the family cottage, Thornyhold. With its magical and peaceful strength and its sovereign defenses against evil, Thornyh.
Thornyhold (Book): Stewart, Mary: When Gilly's aunt leaves Thornyhold to her, a house in the middle of the woods, Gilly finds that she has inherited far more than she realized. Along with the house comes a cat, a still room filled with herbs (and a missing recipe book), an attic chamber with carrier pigeons (who have secret messages), and an attractive neighbor whose young son offers the. Thornyhold is a house deep in a wild wood like somewhere out of a fairy tale. Inheriting it is the beginning of a fairy tale for Geillis Ramsey. With the house she finds she is inheriting the mantle of her god-mother whose reputation was that of a wise-woman in a witch-infested region. Mary Stewart is author of the Merlin trilogy - "The Crystal 4/5(2).
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Thornyhold (Rediscovered Classics) [Stewart, Mary, Cabot, Meg] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Thornyhold (Rediscovered Classics)/5(93). Thornyhold is on a slightly different wavelength than Stewart's earlier romantic suspense novels; although there are both a mystery and a romance in this book, both are somewhat understated/5.
The book is set in the time just after World War II and in a part of England that is still very much behind the times. She travels by bicycle and doesn't have a telephone. Until her arrival and her encounters with would-be witch Agnes Trapp, no one ever locked their doors and neighbors felt free to just walk in.
Mentions are made of rationing and coupons though shortages aren't as noticeable in this rural area/5(). The rambling house called Thornyhold is like something out of a fairy tale. Left to Gilly Ramsey by the cousin whose occasional visits brightened her childhood, the cottage, set deep in a wild wood, has come just in time to save her from a bleak future/5(22).
I started reading Mary Stewart 's books from a friend 's recommendation. Plus I can remember my Mother reading them from the library. I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It moved along nicely, good descriptive passages and a satisfying conclusion.
Since reading this book I have ordered several more of her stories and count her as a favourite authoress/5(). The book is set in the time just after World War II and in a part of England that is still very much behind the times.
She travels by bicycle and doesn't have a telephone. Until her arrival and her encounters /5(). Thornyhold is less well known than Steward's tour-de-force Merlin/Arthurian novels, but still one of my favorites.
Where many of her novels have modern (for the time) heroines, fighting villains in the form of thieves, murderers, selfish relatives, whatever, Gillie has less obvious battles to fight/5(5).
Free download or read online Thornyhold pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Mary Stewart.
The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format. The main characters of this fiction, mystery story are Gilly. The book has been awarded with, and many others/5.
In this s rural scene you glimpse the shadow behind all things bright and beautiful. - Daily Mail Anyone who enjoys a gentle, modern love story will find a cracker in Thornyhold - Woman's World Skeins of sentences are woven into a tale of sweet magic, witchcraft and suspense which will perpetuate Mrs Stewart's bestsellerdom and confirm her status as a literary phenomenon - Scotland /5().
Stewart is known for her novels set in 5th century Britain, e.g., The Crystal Cave, The Hollow Hills. Here, after a five-year hiatus, she shifts skillfully to the 20th century, mixing magic, witchcraft, and romance. Readers will be hooked from the very first line, "I suppose that my mother could have been a /5().
Her first book, Madam, Will You Talk?, was published in Her other works included My Brother Michael, Touch Not the Cat, This Rough Magic, Nine Coaches Waiting, Thornyhold, Rose Cottage, and the Merlin Trilogy. She also wrote children's books including Ludo and the Star Horse and A Walk in Wolf Wood.
She died on May 9, at the age of /5(22). But Thornyhold possesses far more than even these simple offerings. The place itself seems to convoke otherworldly gifts as well: Gilly cultivates the abilities to heal and to foresee the future once she makes Thornyhold her home.
(For those fans of Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series, there is a Geilis the witch in this book, too.)/5(). Thornyhold is Mary Stewart’s twentieth published novel.
The Hodder & Stoughton UK first edition was released in This novel is narrated by Geillis (also called Gilly and, as a child, Jilly) Ramsey, who is 27 years old when in she inherits a house called Thornyhold in an isolated part of Wiltshire, a short drive from Stonehenge.
'A comfortable chair and a Mary Stewart: total heaven. I'd rather read her than most other authors.' Harriet EvansThe rambling house called Thornyhold is like something out of a fairy tale. Left to Gilly Ramsey by the cousin whose occasional visits brightened her childhood, the cottage, set deep in a wild wood, has come just in time to save her from a bleak future.
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The rambling house called Thornyhold is like something out of a fairy tale. Left to Gilly Ramsey by the cousin whose occasional visits brightened her childhood, the cottage, set deep in a wild wood, has come just in time to save her from a bleak future/5(). Gilly Ramsey's lonely childhood were brightened only by visits to his godmother, Geillis.
When she died, suddenly, the grownup Gilly inherited her cottage, Thornyhold. But nothing about his godmother prepared him for the strange and sinister life that awaited him there. From the Paperback edition/5(23). Thornyhold a more subtle and contemplative story then you might be used to when it comes to reading Stewart.
After all, she was in her 70's when she wrote this, and I imagine she was harkening back to her youth while penning "Thornyhold". Generally absent is the suspense and romance so magically woven throughout in "The Moonspinners", "Madam /5().
Thornyhold () A novel by Mary Stewart Inheriting Thornyhold, a house set in a deep wood, is the beginning of a fairy tale for Gilly - the magic brought fleetingly to her childhood by Cousin Geillis returns and she finds the love that finally ends her loneliness.
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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Thornyhold.A mild little gothicky romance, spun out in Stewart's familiar cozy style, but a limp distance from her Merlin trilogy (now available in one volume)that popular, jaunty, cheerful rough-up of the Arthurian legends.
This slight entertainment has to do with the off-and-on palpitations of a lone 's lass who is brushed by intimations of witchcraft in a rural English countryside.