"There's an old saw in Canadian publishing that you can sell any book that has "hockey" in the title. There can't be any other reason why someone would publish this book, other than its few pages on sadistic minor league hockey.
"This is an fairly good book. It's a bit simplistic in writing style and needed some critical editing to get rid of some repetitious bits (the moose hunting rituals for example; we got it the first time!! no need to explain the whole mindfulness t..."
Lyra and Will, her newfound friend, tumble separately into the strange tropical otherworld of Cittàgazze, "the city of magpies", where adults are curiously absent and children run wild. Here their lives become inextricably entwined when Lyra's...
"would have been an interesting short story or magazine article; but fails as a full length book.
It is just endlessly repetitive and rather tiring to get through. Once you understand the total dysfunction and mental illness problems of this ex..."