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Greenwood's words flow so beautifully across the pages that you can't help but get lost in the world of Sally and her family. The story alternates between Sally, her mother Ella, sister Susan, brother-in-law Al, and all the other people whose lives were touched by Sally throughout her journey. I do have to warn you This novel actually reminded me a little bit of the dark but beautiful book "All the Ugly and Wonderful Things" by Bryn Greenwood.
In all the darkness to this novel.. This is going on my top reads for I can't recommend this enough and am telling you to pre-order this one. I will be buying a hardcover when the book comes out in August of Greenwood you got me with that ending I couldn't hold it together..
I feel like my heart is broken: Martins Press, Netgalley, and T. Greenwood for an advanced arc in exchange for my honest review. View all 73 comments. Sally Horner is under peer pressure because she wants to join her friends club and they want her to steal something from the local Woolworths store in Camden, New Jersey. This happened in the 's. She decides to steal a composition notebook and doesn't realize that Frank LaSalle is watching her. He was released from prison.
Sally is only eleven years old and he abducts Sally, convincing her that he is a F. I agent, and can have her arrested in a minute, unless she does what he says.
This is b Sally Horner is under peer pressure because she wants to join her friends club and they want her to steal something from the local Woolworths store in Camden, New Jersey. This is based on the real life story that inspired Vladimir Nabokov to finish Lolita. This is every parents nightmare and it is a heartbreaking novel.
Frank LaSalle is a monster. Sally doesn't want anyone to know that she is kidnapped, and keeps secrets, because she is in fear that something worst could happen to her, and her family. This is such a heartbreaking novel based on a true story that is every parents nightmare.
Some true stories don't have a happily after. Even though this wasn't a happy story, I loved it. This is a historical novel and I am loving them more and more. It was a very suspenseful book. I thought the author did a really excellent job on her characters. Sally was very naive but she also was a smart girl for her age. The author did a great job on Sally's emotions and actions. Sally led a tragic life. My heart went out to Sally and her family.
It was very difficult to read at times and I don't think this story will leave me anytime soon after reading it. It was a little dark and disturbing. I thought it was very well written and it flowed so well. I read Where I Lost Her and thought that book was outstanding and I thought this one was done, just as good as that book.
This one is a must read. I want to read all of her books. If you haven't read any of this authors books, go ahead and read one. It will give you an awesome reading experience. I want to thank NetGalley, St. Martin's Press and T. Greenwood for the copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. View all 93 comments. Aug 15, Kaceey - Traveling Sister rated it it was amazing Shelves: Where do I even begin to review a book as emotionally wrenching as this.
I was left numb, speechless and just downright heavy-hearted when I reached the end. A true tragedy, and…innocence lost. Sally is a young girl growing up with her mother Ella in Camden, New Jersey. All she wants is a good friend. This book is based on the true case of Sally Horner. As the author states in her acknowledgment at the end of the book, this is not a biography or a true crime novel. It is fiction based on true events. I devoured this in one day.
Be prepared for the onslaught of emotions. Anger, sadness, love and heartbreak. You cannot read this book and come away untouched by its powerful realism. There are a number of vivid events in this book that may be difficult for some readers, but the author handled it extremely well without going into any unnecessary details. A Traveling Friends read! Thank you to NetGalley, St. Greenwood for an ARC to read in exchange for an honest review. View all 84 comments.
May 06, j e w e l s [Books Bejeweled] rated it it was amazing Shelves: I want to be moved to cry, moved to think, moved to care. Yes, it is absolutely heartbreaking. A fact that nauseates me. Remind me to check how many stars I gave that classic tale.
I resisted every impulse to google, and I'm pleased to announce that in this case, I did abstain. I had no idea how the story would end and the suspense propelled me forward like a slingshot.
I rarely put this book down. Sally crawled into my heart and I felt like I understood her. I was thinking about Sally constantly.
Greenwood, for this passionate reading experience! I know the time periods are a little off between these beautiful works of art, but the important thing IS the time period. It's the omnipresent lens that we view the story through and acts as much a pivotal character as anything else in the novel. There was a pervasive, deep societal innocence back then. Way before child molesters, mass shootings, and sex traffickers became our daily news. Sally was purely an innocent child, but also her mother, friends, teachers, even the police pushed back their doubts.
In small ways, they all unknowingly contributed to the crime as much as Frank LaSalle, the deviant, corrupted everything he touched. Between the short, beautifully written chapters, Sally's abduction unfolds as seen by all the different characters involved. You will be hooked after the first few pages.
Yes, there are some triggers for sensitive readers. However, Greenwood tackles the subject matter in such a consciously delicate manner that the story of Sally's life comes across as nothing less than poignant, authentic and human. Don't google until you finish the book!!!! Many thanks to the sweet people over at St. Martin's Press for sending me an early copy to read and review. All opinions are strictly my own. View all 28 comments.
Aug 18, Susanne Strong rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is a rip your heart out novel that makes your breath catch in your throat and tears fill your eyes time and again. The man states that she must do as he tells her, or she will be arrested and taken to jail. Sally obeys as he is utterly convincing, especially to an eleven-year old, who is naive and trusting and she is in desperate need of attention.
Thank goodness for Sally they did. Time and again - La Salle is two steps ahead. People notice that something seems amiss and yet, they do nothing. Perhaps a sign of the times or an issue with people not wanting to get involved, the effects are devastating. As you can imagine, Frank La Salle is not a nice man and unfortunately, Sally struggles in more ways than one.
For two years she has feelings of guilt, anger, and complete and utter sadness and the depths of those feelings filled my soul. There were a few characters who were shining stars here. They are etched on my heart. One is Ruth, a woman who befriends Sally. His heart is filled with solid gold. Throat tight, cries escaping. This is not a book for the faint of heart. Though it dealt with a difficult subject, based on a true story, the details were handled extremely delicately. For that, I was extremely grateful.
This novel read like fiction - it was flowy, beautiful, heartbreaking and poignant. Greenwood did a phenomenal job and I am in awe of her writing style. This was a Traveling Friends read.
Reading this with a group garnered incredible heartfelt discussions and really aided in my ability to get through this truly beautiful, yet incredibly hard to read novel. Greenwood for an ARC of this novel in exchange for an honest review. Published on NetGalley, Goodreads and Twitter on 8. View all 74 comments. Jan 21, karen rated it liked it Shelves: PSAs all over the past, and the one-after-another ways she was let down by well-intentioned, would-be rescuers although i believe they were all apocryphal are even more frustrating.
The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World when it comes out in september, and any book that leads you to another book is a winner in my eyes. View all 10 comments. Apr 14, Holly B rated it really liked it Shelves: I adored the little girl, Sally and was terrified for her.
I wanted to hear her voice, this was her voice. I did some research after I finished this novel and was able to read s 4. I did some research after I finished this novel and was able to read some newspaper articles and see some photographs of Sally. When this abduction occurred in , there were no cameras to help detectives or cell phones to trace children. It took police two years to catch up with this monster that had Sally. She endured much, but her voice is heard in this story. Awareness of sexual predators is much greater today, but sadly they do exist.
The story was just so flawless and engaging that I finished it in two days. I had to find out how it would end. Thank you to St. Martin's Press for my Advanced Reading Copy. View all 68 comments. Aug 06, Jenny rated it it was amazing. First thing - I am recommending this book. It is a well developed story about a horrible event.
But it is a difficult read. Sadness, anger, depression, impatience become the readers constant companions during this reading. Greenwood calmly and clearly chronicles a child abduction. Step by step we are led through the events that wrest a young girl from her home to life on the road with a drunken pedophile.
Each step could have turned out differently. If Only rides along from New Jersey to California. The individuals we meet along the way are fully developed characters.
This is part of the beauty of this novel. Some bring us to tears while others raise our blood pressure. I will not ruin the book for future readers by disclosing the ending. I will call the ending most satisfying and poignant. I received an advance copy of this book from Netgalley. My review is unbiased and completely my own. Sep 18, Jen rated it it was amazing. Little Sally Horner sitting on a corner.
Except Sally is not Jack and this is no nursery rhyme. Instead this is a horrific and tragic story of the abduction of an 11 year old girl in This is based on the true story where Sally is given voice of who she may have been and how she survived an experience that would shape her life drastically as well as those who knew her.
But, there are relationships that bring a d Little Sally Horner sitting on a corner. But, there are relationships that bring a dimension of hope. There are moments of beauty when everything seems dark and ugly. View all 65 comments. Even though I knew this would be a heart-rending book, I trusted Greenwood to write in a respectful way without being sensationally graphic, and somehow, even knowing the devastating ending ahead of time, there were peeks of hope that kept this from being an overwhelmingly bleak book.
In Camden, New Jersey in , year old Sally Horner is desperate to be seen and have friendships, to be part of the group. Frank LaSalle, a seedy and convicted felon recently released from prison, catches her in the act and misleadingly portrays himself as an FBI worker. What follows is the two tragic years Sally spends with LaSalle, as they travel cross country, and he repeatedly abuses her. Even though I knew how it would unfold because it is a story based on true events, at each step, I was hoping, practically pleading, for a different outcome for Sally.
There are opportunities for help and near misses, and each time, I kept hoping. Greenwood uses a deft and sensitive hand along with beautiful writing to paint this somber story with respect to Sally Horner and her family and to give them a voice in these disheartening and devastating events. All opinions are my own. My reviews can also be found on my blog: View all 64 comments. Aug 12, Rose Traveling Sister rated it it was amazing Shelves: It's a true gift. I'm numb to external stimulus yet hyper-aware at the same time, and I may as well be in zero gravity.
This is one of those books that's so incredibly heavy that it somehow makes you feel like you're floating. Like it had never been there at all. It's the real-life case of Sally Horner, and I suggest you not Google it before reading this book.
One of the best aspects of this novel is the way it gives an even glimpse into the ways many different characters cope with the kidnapping. Ella, Susan, and Al are Sally's mother, sister, and brother-in-law, respectively. They're all experiencing fear and heartbreak and loss privately while simultaneously trying to help each other. These few people in Sally's life are gems that will keep you from being able to put this book down, despite how challenging it gets. Greenwood does a phenomenal job illustrating how hauntingly easy it can be to take advantage of those who are weaker than you, even if they are strong in their own right.
The flaws with this book aren't flaws in the writing; they're just the harsh realities of the era in which the crime occurred. Septimus seeks revenge on the witch-queen for killing Primus, but is himself killed by his intended victim, without ever reclaiming the topaz.
Tristran now returned to his human form , Yvaine, Madam Semele and the witch-queen all arrive at the Wall market. Tristran leaves Yvaine and crosses back into Wall, to tell Victoria that he has returned with the star. Meanwhile, Yvaine realises she has fallen in love with Tristran and, if he fulfills his promise to bring her to Victoria, she will not only lose him to another woman, but upon leaving Faerie, will be transformed into a piece of rock.
Upon meeting Tristran, a dismayed Victoria who is a month or two pregnant but does not yet know it reveals she is already engaged to Monday, Tristran's old employer, and that she never believed that Tristran would fulfill his promise.
She regretfully tells Tristran that she will keep her promise and marry him. Tristran, not wishing to force Victoria to marry him against her will, reminds her the promise wasn't to marry him, it was to give him anything he desired, and that he desires that she marry her own love, Monday. Tristran returns to Yvaine at the fair. She is delighted to learn that Victoria is to be married to someone else, and Tristran reveals that he returns her love for him.
Una informs Madam Semele that she will soon be free, as her enslavement ends when the moon loses her child Yvaine , if it happens in a week when two Mondays come together the marriage of Victoria and Monday. The silver chain that binds Una finally fades away, and she demands payment for her services, which Madam Semele must give on pain of losing her powers.
Una seeks out Tristran and Yvaine and reveals her true identity as Lady Una, only daughter of the Eighty-First Lord of Stormhold, and Tristran's mother, and thus Tristran is rightfully the last male heir of Stormhold. She instructs Tristran to ask Yvaine for the topaz she carries, and through its magic the power of Stormhold passes to Tristran.
However he declines to immediately return to Stormhold, leaving Lady Una to reign in his stead while he and Yvaine travel around Faerie. But before Yvaine and Tristran can set off on their journey, an impossibly aged hag turns up wishing to speak to Yvaine.
She reveals herself as the witch-queen, but Yvaine, no longer fearful, tells her the good news that she has given her heart to Tristran. The witch-queen claims she'd have done better to give it to the Lillim, since Tristran is sure to break it as all men do. The witch-queen then leaves them forever, fearful of the cruelty her sisters will inflict upon her for failing. Many years later, Tristran and Yvaine finally return to Stormhold, and Tristran assumes his duties as the Lord of Stormhold.
When he eventually grows old and dies, Yvaine continues to reign as the immortal ruler of Stormhold. Stardust was originally conceived by Gaiman and Vess as a "story book with pictures", created by both, to be published by American company DC Comics. During an interview to be included in the audio book Neil Gaiman explained how, one day while driving he had seen a wall on the side of the road and had conceived the idea of Faerie being behind the wall, this sparked an idea in his head about an American novelist who moved to England where he would find out about this wall, the book was to be called Wall.
Soon after he was nominated for a literary award which he won, at a celebratory party he saw a shooting star and immediately came up with the idea of Stardust. He dragged Vess out of a party that he was at and outlined the plot to him, Vess agreed to do the illustrations. Initially it was released in in what is known in the medium of comics as a prestige format four-issue mini-series.
This means it came out once a month in a square-bound high-gloss booklet, with high grade paper, high quality color and no advertisements. Gaiman and Vess originally intended the story to be released complete, as a single book, which would better reproduce the painted illustrations of Vess and be a "story book" for all ages, and a release in this format was made in The hardback edition is quarter-bound in faux leather with the author's names, title and several stars inlaid in foil.
It also has reproductions of the serialized version's covers and many sketches by Vess. The trade paperback has a very different cover design and illustrations by Vess, and has subsequently been reprinted with another different cover design.
Gaiman retains the copyright to the text and in decided, encouraged by publisher Avon , to publish Stardust as a conventional novel in hardback without illustrations. There was also a subsequent UK hardcover edition, from Hodder Headline. The book also proved popular with readers of the "romance" genre, although it is generally considered part of the fantasy genre. Thus the paperback publication was originally given three different covers which when placed side by side had one background image and a different primary image including a handsome man holding a woman in a passionate embrace, although this cover concept was never used.
In , Charles Vess' Green Man Press produced a portfolio as a benefit for Charles Vess' wife Karen, injured in a car accident, titled A Fall of Stardust , which contained two chapbooks and a series of art plates. The first chapbook, written by Gaiman, comprised "Wall: Several plates were coloured by Eric Olive. Todd Klein worked with Charles Vess to create the unique logo. Those who order this collection directly from Green Man Press received an additional art plate by Sergio Aragonés. In July , a new hardcover edition was published by DC's Vertigo imprint, containing approximately fifty pages of new material, including new artwork and information on the production of the book.
Towards the end of the novel, it is mentioned that Tristran was rumoured to have been instrumental in breaking the power of the Unseelie Court. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the movie based on this novel, see Stardust film. This section does not cite any sources.
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