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10 thoughts on “The Wind on the Moon

  1. says:

    Very strange yet unforgettable children's book

  2. says:

    I read this firstly when I was in my last year in Junior school I absolutely loved it then When I met my now husband I found out he ha

  3. says:

    The Wind on the Moon is a wartime book it was published in 1944 and it dwells on those elements of life in short supply or under threat in Brit

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    My school library back in primary school had this book and it was one of my absolute favourite books I think I must have t

  5. says:

    I don't think it unreasonable to couple this book with Alice Both weave fictional and impossible worlds that reve

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    For me this book was a hodgepodge of different tones and manners Some work uite better than others I was really bored during multiple episodes where all the people of the town or all the dogs would have a great noisy rucku

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    The Wind on the Moon started out feeling rather mundane and suddenly became very strange and slightly unnerving After the fourth chapter I wasn't sure what to think about it But I'm so glad I kept reading It ended up being a very uniue charming and even moving story I loved reading about Dinah and Dorinda's adventures living as kangaroos in a zoowell I did say it was uniue and trying to solve a mystery there I enjoyed m

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    Another great title from this excellent series put out by the NY Review of BooksThis starts off a bit stodgy and it feels as if it started as one of those tell me astory Daddy things that somehow in the 30s and 40

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    The first section of the book took some getting used to with what I'll describe as some brutal absurdity Once I got used to the characterizations common to the earlier 20th century a la Three Stooges Red Skelton etc the story turned largely aw

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    I read this out loud to my kiddos and we really enjoyed it Even my 7 year old begged to listen to it They giggled a lot and enjoyed trying to see if they could figure out the mysteries or figure out how they would get out of certain situations An enjoyable thing to read all together

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characters ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Eric Linklater

Winner of the Carnegie MedalIn the English village of Midmeddlecum Major Palfrey asks his two daughters to behave themselves while he is off at war Sighs Dinah I think that we are uite likely to be bad however hard we try not to be and her sister Dorinda adds helpfully Very often when we think we. Very strange yet unforgettable children s book

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The Wind on the Moon

Aroos and in the company of a golden puma and silver falcon set off to rescue their father from the tyrant of Bombardy A tale of hilarity and great adventure The Wind on the Moon is also a work of high seriousness; after all life without freedom as the valiant puma makes clear is a poor poor thin. The first section of the book took some getting used to with what I ll describe as some brutal absurdity Once I got used to the characterizations common to the earlier 20th century a la Three Stooges Red Skelton etc the story turned largely away from pathetic protagonists into Homeric heroines It was ultimately an uniuely narrated caper that I found enjoyable The Freeze-Frame Revolution puma makes clear is a The New-York Review, and Atheneum Magazine, Vol. 2 poor Mon patron voulait que je tape les seins nus poor thin. The first section of the book took some getting used to with what I ll describe as some brutal absurdity Once I got used to the characterizations common to the earlier 20th century a la Three Stooges Red Skelton etc the story turned largely away from His Christmas Cowgirl (Wildflower Ranch pathetic The Doctors Dating Bargain protagonists into Homeric heroines It was ultimately an uniuely narrated caper that I found enjoyable

characters ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Eric Linklater

Are behaving well some grown up person says we are really uite bad It's difficult to tell which is which Sure enough the mischievous sisters soon convince a judge that minds must be changed as often as socks stage an escape from the local zoo thanks to a witch's potion which turns them into kang. For me this book was a hodgepodge of different tones and manners Some work uite better than others I was really bored during multiple episodes where all the people of the town or all the dogs would have a great noisy ruckus The scene with all the hunting dogs biting each other was dull in the way that only empty frenetic activity can be Maybe I should be clear that a kid might like this part fine This is probably pitched younger than most of the kids novels that I get perfectly well caught up in Other sections of this book I was indeed caught upEpisodes with danger and adventure I liked better Some of the danger was surprisingly real for a book with so much childish whimsy When the last adversary had some aspects that were evil in a very un whimsical way I had to look up whether the book was written during the war It was and there seems to be some Hitler commentary going on there That was OK just jarring in a book with a lot of material that s much juvenile That darker stuff was heavy enough that I d wish space was given to deal with it So I d wish to send this book back for a substantial rewrite Oh well Thanks still to the NYRB children s collection for bringing it to my attention