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Christina Sunley's Reviews

Reviews of Christina’s Work

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Published by Bookladyblog
Freya Morris is doing her best to live her life in the dark. She rents a basement apartment in New York City (it was supposed to be “temporary,” but she’s been there for eight...
Dec.01.2008
Published by Library Journal
Freya Morris is writing to her cousin. She doesn't know who or where she is, just that she exists, or so Freya believes. Descending from a long line of poets tracing back to...
Mar.17.2009
Published by Christian Science Monitor
Summer vacation is a magic phrase for almost every kid. But Freya Morris only feels alive when school is out and she and her mother head for Canada, to a tiny lakeside town in...
Mar.13.2009
Published by The Seattle Times
The river of contemporary literature written by immigrants to North America just gets wider and deeper. Novelists such as Junot Diaz (from the Dominican Republic) and Jhumpa...
Mar.08.2009
Published by San Francisco Chronicle
Some novels, in addition to all else they accomplish, simply make great company: Christina Sunley's first novel is one, packed with delectable relationships and family secrets. It...
Published by Publishers Weekly
Sunley's debut novel is an intricate family travelogue, based in the present of Icelandic-Canadian life and the half-mythical world of her grandparents' Iceland. Sunley gives...
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Published by Booklist
High-spirited and precocious Freya is the only child of her late-in-life, widowed mother, who waits until Freya is a coltish seven to finally return to Manitoba , Canada , to...