Sorrow"s knot

  • 342 Pages
  • 4.28 MB
  • 370 Downloads
  • English
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Magic, Fate and fatalism, Knots and splices, Juvenile fiction, Fiction, Fantasy, Identity (Philosophical concept), Identity, Identity (Psycho
StatementErin Bow
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.B67167 Sor 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination342 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27155026M
ISBN 100545166667, 0545166675
ISBN 139780545166669, 9780545166676
LC Control Number2013007855
OCLC/WorldCa833145951

Sometimes it is so hard being a blogger, because books like Sorrow's Knot by Erin Bow come along. A book that is so beautifully written, heart wrenching, and immediately beloved that I know whatever words I come up with to tell you about it will be woefully inadequate.

The writing in Sorrow's Knot is wordcraft at its most eloquent/5. SORROW'S KNOT is a lovely book, and I think my confused expectations made it even better. I could often see Erin Bow setting the pieces up, but it was so lovely to see them fall into place.

I fell headfirst into SORROW'S KNOT and let it tug on my heartstrings willy-nilly. I will say that I particularly liked the romance in SORROW'S KNOT/5(23).

Praise for Sorrow's Knot Winner of the Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy A Kirkus Best Book of the Year "A winner. A lovely gem, dark and quiet as the dead but glimmering with life as well. Not to be missed." — Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewAuthor: Erin Bow.

SORROW'S KNOT is a wonderful book. And despite the darkness and sadness, it remains appropriate for kids. I might not hand it to a particularly sensitive or easily scared reader, but it is suitable for both middle grade and YA audiences. Read more. 5 people found this helpful/5(25).

From the acclaimed author of PLAIN KATE, a new novel about what lurks in the shadows, and how to put it to rest. In the world of SORROW'S KNOT, the dead do not rest easy. Every patch of shadow might be home to something hungry, something deadly.

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Most of the people of this world live on the sunlit, treeless prairies. But a few carve out Sorrows knot book uneasy living in the forest towns, keeping the Sorrows knot book at /5. From the acclaimed author of Plain Kate, a new novel about what lurks in the shadows, and how to put it to rest In the world of Sorrow's Knot, the dead do not rest patch of shadow might be home to something hungry, something deadly.

Most of the people of. From the acclaimed author of Plain Kate, a new novel about what lurks in the shadows, and how to put it to rest. In the world of Sorrow’s Knot, the dead do not rest patch of shadow might be home to something hungry, something deadly.

Most of the people of this world live on the sunlit, treeless prairies. Sorrow's knot. [Erin Bow] -- Otter is a girl of the Shadowed People, a tribe of women, and she is born to be a binder, a woman whose power it is to tie the knots that bind the dead--but she is also destined to remake her world.

Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Erin Bow. Find more information about: ISBN:   SORROW'S KNOT. by Erin Bow and the last few months of senior year provides an excellent backdrop for this final book about Lara Jean.

The characters ping from event to event with emotions always at the forefront. Han further develops her cast, pushing them to new maturity and leaving few stones unturned. Title: Sorrow’s Knot Author: Erin Bow Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Young Adult Publisher: Arthur A.

Levine Books Publication Date: October Hardcover: Pages From the acclaimed author of PLAIN KATE, a new novel about what lurks in the shadows, and how to put it to rest In the world of SORROW’S KNOT, the dead do not rest easy.

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After earning tremendous critical success with her debut novel, Plain Kate (winner of the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award), Erin Bow returns with a soul-bruising tale of death and madness.

Sorrow’s Knot centres on Otter, a young woman who lives in the forest village of Westmost, where death hides and hunts in the shadows, and takes on shapes that are “twisty like smoke. Buy a cheap copy of Sorrow's Knot book by Erin Bow. From the acclaimed author of PLAIN KATE, a new novel about what lurks in the shadows, and how to put it to rest In the world of SORROW'S KNOT, the dead do not Free shipping over $   Buy the Hardcover Book Sorrow's Knot by Erin Bow atCanada's largest bookstore.

Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Winner of the Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy, from the author of Plain Kate. At the very edge of the world live the Shadowed People. And with them live thein the. Electronic books Fiction Juvenile works Juvenile fiction: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Bow, Erin.

Sorrow's knot. (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Erin Bow. In the world of "Sorrow's Knot," the dead do not rest easy. Every patch of shadow might be home to something hungry, something deadly.

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1 quote from Sorrow's Knot: ‘As a wolf loves another wolf. As an eagle loves an eagle. You only, mine only. Through our whole walk through this world. Rate this book.

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Sorrow’s Knot is a beautiful read, containing an involving fantasy adventure for younger readers, and intriguing depth for older readers. I missed reading Plain Kate by Bow, but I think I will have to remedy that when my Marathon of Books is completed.

Memorable Quotes: “‘This world is a door tunnel,’ said Cricket. ‘There is a world. Praise for Sorrow's Knot Winner of the Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy A Kirkus Best Book of the Year "A winner.

A lovely gem, dark. Erin Bow’s Sorrow’s Knot is a fantasy book set in indigenous North America. The author’s note states that her book is not based on any specific tribe.

In the book, main character Otter has been raised to be a Binder, meaning that she ties magical knots. Her mother, Willow, is a binder and Otter shows talent for this task as well. Title: Sorrow's Knot Author: Erin Bow Rating: 5 Stars Release Date: October 29th, If I had realized how apt the title of this novel is, perhaps I wouldn't have picked it up.

In her sophomore novel, Erin Bow, weaves an eerie tale of grief; of the living, of. Sorrow’s Knot is set in a world where the living and the dead exist side by side. Ghosts are ever-present and a constant threat to the living.

But humans are ingenious and there are means to keep them at bay. Otter is the daughter of a binder — women with the ability to use knot and cord magic to create wards to repel the dead.

Sorrow's Knot by Erin Bow,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Sorrow's Knot: Erin Bow: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. So my final assessment.

Top of my list of books for the year, but not on my list of likely or top Printz contenders. Sorrow’s Knot, Erin Bow Arthur A. Levine (Scholastic), November Reviewed from ARC. More love.

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More genre. If I leave it there, I’m probably not giving this gem its. Overall, after reading this book, I can see why Sorrow's Knot is an award-winning book and I do recommend it. It is a fabulous piece of Canadian YA fiction.

The content didn't interest me much, but the writing is wonderful, the plot is deep and filled with the s: 6. Sorrow’s Knot is a book that looks darkness straight in the face with depth and courage and grace. It sits in the hard, sad places as much as it sits in the light, and that is my favourite kind of story.-Kristen.

Posted by Words Worth Blogs. at PM. Labels: Fantasy, Review, Reviews A-I. Sorrow’s Knot is thematically very rich, but there were two elements that particularly stood out for me: first, how this is a novel about stories and how they shape the world; secondly, how it deals so sensitively with loss and grief and letting go.

The two themes are connected, because the stories the Shadowed People tell about the dead give. Sorrow’s Knot contains examples of. Alas, Poor Villain: The White Hand that was Mad Spider has been trapped alone and, well, mad on the island of Eyrie since the city was abandoned.

The White Hand that was Tamarack seems merely sad. Amazon Brigade: Westmost's defence is up to its women, since its men are few and helpless.; Animal Motifs: Various characters have Meaningful Names: a kestrel.

In the world of SORROW'S KNOT, the dead do not rest easy. Every patch of shadow might be home to something hungry, something deadly. Most of the people of this world live on the sunlit, treeless prairies. But a few carve out an uneasy living in the forest towns, keeping the dead at bay with wards made from magically knotted cords.

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Sorrow’s Knot deals with similar images and themes: unquiet dead, tangled magic, family mysteries, deep and unforgivable mistakes born of human rigidity.

Bow’s prose is lyrical and haunting, and she did the research to set both stories in magical worlds based loosely on real cultures/5(13). And how relevant is Our Lady of Sorrows in this annus horribilis that iswhere every scroll down every feed, every news flash, and every headline screams of the roiling sorrow of the world.

There comes a point when the grief and fear seem too great to bear—but Our Lady waits, prays, and weeps with us, consoles us, and ultimately teaches.

St. Alphonsus Liguori revealed in his book, The Glories of Mary, that Jesus has four promises for those who devote themselves to Mary’s seven sorrows: 1) “That those who invoke the divine mother by her sorrows, before death will merit to obtain true repentance of all their sins.”.