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The book is a delightful study of human psyche that is a wonderful blend of innocence
10 October 2016
When I started this novel, I had no expectations. I just wanted to read something with old houses, farms, ponies and woods. As the story progressed, I got more and more interested in the characters. The book is a delightful study of human psyche that is a wonderful blend of innocence, guile, avarice, pietism, and cant, with strong undercurrents of pride, honour, and filial responsibility.
The end though tragic also answered the poignant question that caused Maggie all that grief. If there was a way to not make it a tragedy and still help Maggie find the answer for herself, it would have been a most amicable end from a romantic point of view.
Alas real life isn't always amicable or even void of strife.