Publisher: Delacorte

The Wolves Chronicles, Part Three

Posted December 4, 2015 by Lory in reviews / 14 Comments
The Wolves Chronicles, Part Three

Joan Aiken, Dido and Pa (1986) Joan Aiken, Is Underground (1992) Joan Aiken, Cold Shoulder Road (1995) Joan Aiken, Midwinter Nightingale (2003) Joan Aiken, The Witch of Clatteringshaws (2005) This is the final entry in a three part-series covering the twelve books in Joan Aiken’s “Wolves Chronicles” series. Click on the links to visit Part […]

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The Wolves Chronicles, Part Two

Posted October 16, 2015 by Lory in reviews / 10 Comments
The Wolves Chronicles, Part Two

Joan Aiken, The Stolen Lake (1981) Joan Aiken, Dangerous Games (1998) For my next installment of a series of posts considering Joan Aiken’s “Wolves Chronicles” (for lack of a better name, the series begun with The Wolves of Willoughby Chase and mostly featuring Dido Twite as the protagonist), I’m departing slightly from my general intention […]

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The Wolves Chronicles, Part One

Posted August 7, 2015 by Lory in brief reviews, reviews / 13 Comments
The Wolves Chronicles, Part One

Joan Aiken, The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (1962) Joan Aiken, Black Hearts in Battersea (1964) Joan Aiken, Nightbirds on Nantucket (1966) Joan Aiken, The Whispering Mountain (1968) Joan Aiken, The Cuckoo Tree (1971) I don’t remember what it was that inspired me to do a reread of Joan Aiken’s twelve “Wolves Chronicles” (and a first […]

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Joan Aiken: Storytelling Magic

Posted January 2, 2014 by Lory in reviews / 5 Comments
Joan Aiken: Storytelling Magic

Joan Aiken, The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (1962) And though the house had witnessed many strange scenes, wolf hunts and wine drinking and weddings and wars, it is doubtful whether during its whole history any of its inmates had had such adventures as those of Sylvia and Bonnie Green. Joan Aiken is a true storyteller–a […]

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