Reposting to include Rebecca’s new review. Verdigris Deep by Frances Hardinge A glance back at former reviews of Frances Hardinge’s work reveals that I have overused the word “weird.” Hardly the nicest word, and yet I meant it as a compliment. It’s a testament to my struggle to pinpoint what it is that makes Hardinge’s […]Read More
SFF Author: Frances Hardinge
A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge Frances Hardinge is rumoured to be made “entirely of velvet”, or so her biography would have us believe. A mysteriously “unphotographable” author who wears a black hat. She seems to covet a certain strangeness, a sense of mystery that shrouds both her writing and herself. Well if that’s […]Read More
Katie Burton´s rating: 4.5 | Frances Hardinge | Young Adult | SFF Reviews | | 5 comments |
Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge As usual, I am late to the party. Published in 2014, Cuckoo Song is Frances Hardinge’s sixth novel. Her debut novel, Fly by Night, won the Branford Boase First Novel Award and her 2015 novel The Lie Tree won the Costa Book Award, (the first children’s book to do so […]Read More
Katie Burton and Rebecca Fisher´s rating: 4.5 | Frances Hardinge | Horror, Stand-Alone, Young Adult | SFF Reviews | | 1 comment |
The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge Women, as demonstrated by their smaller skull size, are less intelligent than men. This is the bitter lesson Faith, our plucky protagonist in Frances Hardinge’s The Lie Tree, must learn. In Victorian England, girls must be seen and not heard, as too much intelligence would spoil the female mind […]Read More
Ray McKenzie´s rating: 3 | Frances Hardinge | Stand-Alone, Young Adult | SFF Reviews | | 3 comments |
Reposting to include Rebecca’s new review. A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge Here in the UK, Frances Hardinge is everywhere. Her new book, A Skinful of Shadows (2017), was plastered all over the London underground in the run-up to its publication, thrusting Hardinge into the mainstream. I heard Hardinge talk about A Skinful of […]Read More
Katie Burton and Rebecca Fisher´s rating: 3, 5 | Frances Hardinge | Stand-Alone, Young Adult | SFF Reviews | | 2 comments |
Deeplight by Frances Hardinge They say that the Undersea was the dwelling place of the gods. They say many things of the Myriad, and all of them are true. The gods were as real as the coastlines and currents and as merciless as the winds and whirlpools. No one knows who or what the gods […]Read More
Terry Weyna´s rating: 3.5 | Frances Hardinge | Horror, Stand-Alone, Young Adult | SFF Reviews | | 1 comment |
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