Saturday, May 9, 2009
This absorbing story takes place in an ancient time. Marnie, age 16, has been married off to an undesirable man twice her age to settle a family debt and relocated to an isolated cottage. She befriends the village madman rousing the suspicions of the villagers. Marnie makes a remarkable discovery about this "madman" and their relationship grows. The villagers, however, suspect her of murder and witchcraft. Can Marnie survive?
An ALA Best Books for Young Adults with awards.