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The Ice Queen

by Alice Hoffman

If you are looking for a book to grab your attention and shorten the hours of a long journey then this is the book for you!
It is a modern day fairytale set in America and the main character is unsparing and emotional detached until she meets with someone who has a catalystic effect on her life.
Alice Hoffman's writing style has a folklorish quality, it is clean and precise with a silky sheen of eroticsm cutting through its centre.
I found this book utterly compelling and it stayed with me for days after.

Suggested by Jacqueline Heckford, Dorset

Tagged with: compelling haunting



This book certainly grabs your attention and at times is quite harsh but overall is utterly compelling reading - I read this over a weekend and wouldn't have missed it for the world!?!

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