A house without mirrors

by MГҐrten SandГ©n

Publisher: Steerforth Press in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 176 Downloads: 999
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Subjects:

  • Cousins,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Families,
  • Mirrors

About the Edition

Thomasine has spent months living in her great-great-aunt s dusty, dark house with her father, and her aunt, uncle and cousins. While her father s siblings bicker about how much the house must be worth, her distant, elderly aunt is upstairs, dying, and her father has disappeared inside himself, still mourning the death of Thomasine s little brother.

Edition Notes

StatementMarten Sanden ; illustrations by Moa Schulman ; translated from the Swedish by Karin Altenberg
ContributionsSchulman, Moa, 1982- ill, Altenberg, Karin, translator
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p.
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27234009M
ISBN 101782691219
ISBN 109781782691211

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A House Without Mirrors is a quietly disturbing, moody children's book with suppressed anger, grief and family secrets at its heart. It's about an isolated family in a big house and our hero is a girl called Thomasine who - along with her father - is having difficulty coming to /5.

"A House Without Mirrors is perhaps one of the most beautiful books I have read this year The translation is well done and manages to bring across the poignancy of the novel The book presents a wonderful opportunity to learn about different cultures and /5(3).

Get this from a library. A house without mirrors. [Mårten Sandén; Moa Schulman; Karin Altenberg] -- After the death of her little brother, Thomasine's youngest cousin makes a discovery: A house without mirrors book wardrobe, filled with all the mirrors missing from the big house of her great-great-aunt.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A House Without Mirrors/5(3). A House Without Mirrors (Book): Sandén, Mårten: Thomasine has spent months living in her great-great aunt's dusty, dark house with her father, and her aunt, uncle and cousins. While her father's siblings bicker about how much the house must be worth, her distant, elderly aunt is upstairs, dying, and her father has disappeared inside himself, still mourning the death of Thomasine's little.

A HOUSE WITHOUT MIRRORS. Thomasine finds herself living in the enormous house of her dying great-great-aunt Henrietta with her depressed and grieving father, her awkward academic uncle and his children, Signe and Erland, and her angry aunt and her daughter, Wilma (the oldest of the cousins).

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A House Without Mirrors (2 reviews with an average rating of 5 out of 5) Author: Mårten Sandén Illustrator: Moa Schulman Translator: This is a beautifully written book about a family trying to overcome difficulties. The illustrations by Moa Schulman add depth to 5/5(2). Editions for A House Without Mirrors: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover A house without mirrors book.

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A beautiful tale of love, grief and growing up, A House Without Mirrors is an unforgettable adventure into families and the power of love. ‘Hauntingly beautiful Reminiscent of an old-fashioned classic story with many similarities to Tom’s Midnight Garden in theme, this novel cannot fail.

In addition, book mirrors provide self-affirmation and an acceptance that the reader is part of a greater whole.

When you can say “I know how that feels,” the reading experience is personal. The characters are wonderfully crafted, and the writing is adult and thoughtful in a way that few middle grade books are. The house itself seems to envelope the story in a manner reminiscent of The Secret Garden or Jane Eyre.

In every life there is a bit of magic, and Sanden captures in A House Without Mirrors the magic of believing. 4/4(1). A beautiful tale of love, grief and growing up, A House Without Mirrors is an unforgettable adventure into families and the power of love.

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'Hauntingly beautiful. There are no mirrors in my Nana’s house. No mirrors to reflect the cracks in the wall, the clothes that don’t fit, the trash in the hallway.

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