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Reading Notes June 2018

1. Green Dolphin Street by Elizabeth Goudge Several friends had recommended Green Dolphin Street to me, but it took a while to get around to it. Now I wonder what I was waiting for. I had it out from the library and by the time I was halfway through I’d bought a copy to keep. […]

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Reading Notes May 2018

1. Cold Days by Jim Butcher Number 14 in the Dresden Files series. In which Harry becomes the Winter Knight and learns some big things and doesn’t get killed. Finally some more Demonreach payoff. And more big answers about fairies. I really liked what went down in this book in terms of the world building […]

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When the Holy Child Knocks

In Green Dolphin Street, Elizabeth Goudge’s novel set partly in the Channel Islands in the 1830s there’s a marvelous scene in which a young girl meets an elderly nun which illustrates the power of intercessory prayer in a powerful and poetic way. Young Marguerite wanders into a forbidden bay while on a picnic with her […]

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