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East by Edith Pattou
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Jul 18, 12

Read in June, 2011

I really loved the original story of "East O' the sun, West O' the moon", and a sucker for any book related to this enchanting story. So when I heard about East, I didn't even think twice before buying that book and started reading it. And totally fell in love with it. Completely different from the original story, but in a way, I liked it much better. Plus, the story is much more adventurous and magical, with a somewhat similar concept. Nonetheless, I loved it! I really am looking forward to reading more books by Edith Pattou.
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Edith Pattou
“East of the sun and west of the moon.' As unfathomable as the words were, I realized I must figure them out, reason it through. For I would go to this impossible land that lay east of the sun and west of the moon. From the moment the sleigh had vanished from sight and I could no longer hear the silver bells I knew that I would go after the stranger that had been the white bear to make right the terrible wrong I had done him.... All that mattered was to make things right. And I would do whatever it took, journey to wherever I must, to reach that goal.”
Edith Pattou, East

Edith Pattou
“East of the sun and west of the moon.”
Edith Pattou, East

Edith Pattou
“That's the trouble with loving a wild thing: You're always left watching the door.”
Edith Pattou, East


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Meredith i really love this story too i really love reading fairy tale retellings this book its actually based off of a nordic myth not beauty an dthe beast but you can definatly see the similaritys. This books is one of my foavorites i love how beautifuly it is writen and i love rose and the adventurous spirtis i could read this book a million times. If you loved this book you would probally like a book based on teh same sotry be interpreted diffrently by jessica day georege the book is called sun and moon, ice and snow i really enjoyed reading this book too also love lots of other books by jessica dy george she is one of my favorite writers.Anways i just love east every part of it is amazing.


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