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[BOOKS] ✪ Dancing in a Distant Place ✴ Isla Dewar – Eiyo.us

Dancing in a Distant Place A Warm And Intelligent Novel About A Young Teacher Who Throws Herself Into The Lives Of Her Students In The Hopes Of Forgetting The Past, Only To Find It Returning Vividly Than Ever.When Iris Chisholm Arrives In The Tiny Scottish Highland Community Of Green Cairns, She S Still In A State Of Shock Not So Much From Her Husband S Untimely Death As From The Discovery That He D Gambled Away All Their Money And Even Their Home In Addressing The Problems Of The Children At The School Where She Works, Iris Finds Distractions From Worries Further Distractions Come In The Shape Of A Honey Tongued Lawyer And A Gentle Handyman This Is A Novel With Wit And Heart From An Author Who Is Quickly Rising In The Ranks Of International Women S Fiction Authors.

[BOOKS] ✪ Dancing in a Distant Place  ✴ Isla Dewar – Eiyo.us
  • Hardcover
  • 352 pages
  • Dancing in a Distant Place
  • Isla Dewar
  • English
  • 05 June 2019
  • 0312349467

    10 thoughts on “[BOOKS] ✪ Dancing in a Distant Place ✴ Isla Dewar – Eiyo.us


  1. says:

    Rating and review to come.Three and a half stars.I bought this book at a recent Lifeline fair because I adored the mauve and blue cover and also I have enjoyed a number of other books by Isla Dewar, so I had a fair idea what to expect.After her husband Harry dies, Iris Chisholm finds out the extent of his lies to her She thought she knew him so well, but finds out how little she knew T...


  2. says:

    Dancing in a Distant Place was a pleasant enough read, but it just didn t speak to me I have no major complaints with this book, yet there were a number of small irritants that caused me to dock it a couple of stars There were lots of deliciously eccentric villagers, and many redeemable sections involving the antics of the schoolchildren I thought Colin, in particular, was beautifully characterized and written Unfortunately, other parts of the book were quite dull...


  3. says:

    I do believe Isla Dewar is one of my new favorites This book was a real treat The writing was superb Never a dull lag or slow bit The writing was fresh and cutting You really could feel the emotions of the characters The story is the classic widow with kids needing a change of place and heart But Ms Dewar tackled each character, flaws and attributes alike, with honesty and clarity The plot wasn t placid and kept you turning the pages I was left truly wishing I had a teacher like the M I do believe Isla Dewar is one of my new favorites This book was a real treat The writing was superb Never a dull lag or slow bit The writing was fresh and cutting You really could feel the emotions of the characters The story is the classic widow with kids needing a change of place and hea...


  4. says:

    eh.I loved the start, but it became a bit boring.


  5. says:

    Though it took me a while to finish this book busy, busy schedule , I REALLY enjoyed it While reading the book all of the characters from Green Cairns Mrs Chisholm, her students, and her own children all grew on me I loved the setting, the p...


  6. says:

    Everytime I re read this book, I cry when she writes her letter in the end As a teacher myself, it rings a major bell I love this book, would read it again and again.


  7. says:

    I highly enjoyed this book despite the opening chapter having me dislike the main character and wondering if I should continue with the story because in that chapter the protagonist comes across as self absorbed, needy, attention seeking,and vain I m glad I did because it turns out she was nothing like that at all All of the characters were memorable, unique, and enjoyable The dialogue and conversations of the characters was witty and profound The only criticism I have is that her transition I highly enjoyed this book despite the opening chapter having me dislike the main character and wondering if I should continue with the sto...


  8. says:

    After the first chapter, I thought the book would be The Missie s life until the time in the first chapter.It was only one year and how she became The Missie.It seemed overly long and the ending was disappointing.


  9. says:

    The writing was engaging, a charming story I definitely will look forbooks written by this author.


  10. says:

    I enjoyed this book VERY much 4 instead of 5 because I m pretty sure it won t be powerful enough to stick with me but the people, the atmosphere and the story were a perfect, quiet read.

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