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I am as brown as brown can be,
And my eyes as black as sloe;
I am as brisk as brisk can be,
And wild as forest doe.

(The Child Ballads, 295)

So begins a beautiful tale of love, loss and revenge. Following the seasons, A Pocketful of Crows balances youth and age, wisdom and passion, and draws on nature and folklore to weave a stunning modern mythology around a nameless wild girl.

Only love could draw her into the world of named, tamed things. And it seems only revenge will be powerful enough to let her escape.

This is a stunning and original modern fairy tale.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2017 Joanne M Harris (P)2017 Orion Publishing Group

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  • Ashley
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 08-23-18

Beautifully Written

This is a richly layered fairytale that walks you through seasons and superstitions, leaving you a wild thing with twigs in your hair and berry-stained fingers.

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  • B Hall
  • 04-08-18

fantastic

i loved this book , it did what a good book should do , takes u into another world. Thank u x BB

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  • n d poismans
  • 09-14-18

Unforgettable

Very enjoyable and a memorable tale a story that finds you. A nice touch that it is read by Joanne.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 09-10-18

Magical, beautiful, wild

I sincerely enjoyed this; another magical, majestic and poingnient tale from Joanne Harris. I want to run with the wolves and fly with the owls.

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  • Mrs. Louise Kitty Graham
  • 07-16-18

Great story

Reading could have been a little more magical witchy or earthy ....voice sounds a bit radio 4 playish !
But I still loved it and love all her books and have read them all except this one .Thank you x

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  • Mair
  • 07-06-18

Heard in one sitting!

I couldn’t stop listening, it holds wisdom, mystery and magic all wrapped up in Joanne Harris’s glorious prose. Loved it. 🦅