The Ropemaker by Peter Dickinson

Tarja Rainio tarja.rainio at
Thu Sep 19 10:28:01 EDT 2002

on 16.9.2002 17:46, Rowland, Jennifer A B at jennifer.rowland at

> This is in a local discount shop- I've read the beginning and am quite
> tempted, but my book budget for the next few months is about tuppence. Is it
> worth buying, requesting at the library (can take months) or not bothering?
> Any other good new(ish) YA books out? I haven't read any for some time and
> feel like a nice quest.

I liked it. The quest part and the description of the cultures and people
etc. are good, but I wasn't that satisfied with the epilogue/final chapter
(? -can't remember, it's been several months since I read it).

the Finn who has been mostly-lurking on the list since it started =)

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