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  1. Bettie Bettie says:

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  2. Ali Ali says:

    Mary Hocking has been a rather delightful discovery this year and The Very Dead of Winter is the fourth novel I have read She is the kind of writer that will be appreciated by fans of Elizabeth Taylor and Barbara Pym, although she isn t exactly like either of them there are traits however her canvases are small, and her observations of people and family life acute The beginning of the journey had been enchanting Porcelain blue sky and the sparkling white canopy transformed dingy street Mary Hocking has been a rather delightful discovery this year and The Very Dead of Winter is the fourth novel I have read She is the kind of writer that will be appreciated by fans of Elizabeth Taylor and Barbara Pym, although she isn t exactly like either of them there are traits however her canvases are small, and her observations of people and family life acute The beginning of the journey had been enchanting Porcelain blue sky and the sparkling white canopy transformed dingy streets into fantasies of unimagined purity and, passing out of the town, they came to broad fields where sunlight reflected a trellis of branches like veins across the snow With the countryside and surrounding woodland deep in snow, a fractured family gather for Christmas at a remote country cottage The cottage is where sisters Sophia and Florence spent childhood holidays and was once owned by their grandmother Sophia who now owns the cottage has not seen Florence in years Florence her dying husband Konrad and their adult children Nick and Anita gather at Sophia s cottage for the season and to ease Konrad s passing While Florence is dominating and confrontational, Sophia used to living alone, is unorthodox, guarding secrets and managing to keep herself somewhat distanced from the turmoil around her It is only Sophia who is able to face the face that Konrad will die in the next few days Nick, a traveller and explorer is already contemplating his next trip, while Anita ten years into a disfunctional relationship seems to delight in going into combat with her mother on a regular basis Anita s partner sets out to join the family for Christmas but running into trouble he ends up injured and marooned in another local house Upstairs, Konrad is watched over by each member of the family in turn, Konrad originally from Germany is a painter, his painting never tolerated by his wife, who had never enquired where it was he would disappear to when he needed to paint Konrad lay concentrating on his breathing, which required an effort he was less and less inclined to make He heard the two sisters talking but could not make much sense of what was said He had always had difficulty piecing things together Now, lying here in this firelit room, the past came before him vividly, but disjointed.He had been sent to England in 1937 when he was six years old He never saw his parents again He lived in Houndsditch with an aunt and uncle who had not wanted him but had not had the courage to refuse him The experience had permanently disoriented him and he had great difficulty making a mental map of his environment one street did not lead to another but existed in isolation He was always getting lost When the war came and the bombers broke up the patterns of streets he was cheered by the experience of a shared chaos People from the local woodland community are invited to a party on Christmas Eve a party that is not a great success, included in the invitation are another fragile family Thomas Challoner grieving the death of his wife and son, his damaged young grandson Andrew and Francis their self imposed carer and sister to Andrew s absent mother live in another cottage deep in the woods Francis is immediately attracted to Nick, whose selfishness doesn t stop him from telling her she is wasting her life caring for these people she has come to love As the snow continues to fall and Christmas comes, Konrad does indeed die causing the family to face up to certain truths The very Dead of Winter is an atmospheric novel about family and different kinds of love Mary Hocking writes with feeling and deftly explores the emotional upheavals of family life and the conflicts of the past This was the first of my Christmas reads I will probably intersperse them with non Christmassy books and although this novel is set at Christmas it doesn t ram the season down your throat making it a great read for anytime of the year The title is wonderfully apt and adds perfectly to the atmosphere of the novel and is probably why I saved it to read now and I must admit to rather loving the cover art


  3. JacquiWine JacquiWine says:

    Like many other bloggers and readers, I first discovered Mary Hocking through Ali s sterling efforts in championing her work over the past couple of years While she seems very much her own writer, Hocking shares something in common with some of her forerunners and contemporaries fellow British authors such as Barbara Pym and Elizabeth Taylor possibly Beryl Bainbridge too, although I m still relatively new to her work In The Very Dead of Winter, she demonstrates a keen eye for social situat Like many other bloggers and readers, I first discovered Mary Hocking through Ali s sterling efforts in championing her work over the past couple of years While she seems very much her own writer, Hocking shares something in common with some of her forerunners and contemporaries fellow British authors such as Barbara Pym and Elizabeth Taylor possibly Beryl Bainbridge too, although I m still relatively new to her work In The Very Dead of Winter, she demonstrates a keen eye for social situations, especially those which highlight the tensions and mismatches that often emerge in family life There is so much black humour in this novel too, but I ll come back to that point a little later in my review.As the novel opens, Florence and her grown up daughter, Anita, are driving to a fairly isolated country cottage where they will be joining the rest of their family to spend Christmas in the snow The cottage has been in the family for several years and is now owned by Sophia, Florence s sister the two sisters have rarely spoken to one another in the last thirty years, a point that becomes quite significant as their story unfolds Also present at the cottage are Florence s husband, Konrad, and the couple s son, Nicholas Konrad has been ill for some time, and it is clear from the start of the novel that he has only a few days left to live.Florence and Anita are both rather self centred they attack one another at every opportunity and give very little thought to Konrad as he lies in bed upstairs Florence, a domineering and manipulative woman at the best of times, seems unable to face up to the fact that her husband is dying All her life she has occupied a central position in the family first as a daughter and then as a wife and mother Now she is fearful of a future on the margins, the lonely existence of a widow cut adrift from the activity of life Sophia, on the other hand, is very different to Florence ainsightful and sensitive woman than her sister, Sophia is muchattuned to Konrad s needs, tending to him as passes through the final phase of his life As the story moves forward, old grudges, resentments and family secrets come tumbling out of the closet, all of which add to the tension within the cottage.As she looked at her sister, Florence was aware of anger always simmering inside her, an anger which sometimes boiled up unaccountably Ever since she could remember, Sophia had looked as if she had started late for an appointment the purpose of which she had already forgotten It astonished Florence that despite this she had never actually come to grief And yet, they were not unalike There were times, brief flashes rather than occasions, when Florence was aware that at some level they understood each other perfectly This was not a comforting insight pg 102 To read the rest of my review, please visit my blog


  4. belva hullp belva hullp says:

    a re read somehow I end up reading this nearly annually The Very Dead of Winter Konrad is dying His wife Florence wants to take him and have their two children, Nicholas Anita, meet them at her sister, Sophia s home deep in the wood The house belonged to the sisters grandmother before them and they almost always spent the holidays there with all of the family Sophia has never married and lives there with her nearly feral cat a re read somehow I end up reading this nearly annually yes, it is that good A very appropriate title for this book The Very Dead of Winter Konrad is dying His wife Florence wants to take him and have their two children, Nicholas Anita, meet them at her sister, Sophia s home deep in the wood The house belonged to the sisters grandmother before them and they almost always spent the holidays there with all of the family Sophia has never married and lives there with her nearly feral cat and a few neighbors scattered throughout the wood They all drive the dangerously icy roads to Aunt Sophia s and arrive safely except for Anita s boyfriend who comes on alone and is in an accident taken to the nearest house with several bad breaks in his body We don t see nor hear too much of him But we do get to meet most of the neighbors as they are invited in supposedly to cheer up the younger siblings It doesn t work They remain grumpy throughout most of the time there.Konrad is put to bed upstairs and is medicated and sleeps or drowses most of the time but there is always someone sitting with him for they know he is not going to get well and will most likely not live to return home Sophie sees this before the others.During their time there, the family comes to see that Konrad and Sophia know each other much better than was assumed He is a painter and Florence has not appreciated his paintings She thinks them too dark So he went away much of the time to do his painting She never asked him where he went But while at Sophia s, she the children soon realize that this is where he went to do his painting and that he and Sophia are indeed close.This is called a haunting novel but I did not find it so Neither did I find it to be mysterious There is a lot of emotional interacting within the players in the story and I think it a marvelous story It just wasn t what I was anticipating I find Mary Hocking to be a lovely writer She never disappoints


  5. belva hullp belva hullp says:

    The Very Dead of Winter by Mary Hocking 4 Virago fiction hardcopy for my personal challenge A Year of Elizabeth Goudge A very appropriate title for this book The Very Dead of Winter Konrad is dying His wife Florence wants to take him and have their two children, Nicholas Anita, meet them at her sister, Sophia s home deep in the wood The house belonged to the sisters grandmother before them and they almost always spent the holidays there with all of the family Sop The Very Dead of Winter by Mary Hocking 4 Virago fiction hardcopy for my personal challenge A Year of Elizabeth Goudge Mary Hocking A very appropriate title for this book The Very Dead of Winter Konrad is dying His wife Florence wants to take him and have their two children, Nicholas Anita, meet them at her sister, Sophia s home deep in the wood The house belonged to the sisters grandmother before them and they almost always spent the holidays there with all of the family Sophia has never married and lives there with her nearly feral cat and a few neighbors scattered throughout the wood They all drive the dangerously icy roads to Aunt Sophia s and arrive safely except for Anita s boyfriend who comes on alone and is in an accident taken to the nearest house with several bad breaks in his body We don t see nor hear too much of him But we do get to meet most of the neighbors as they are invited in supposedly to cheer up the younger siblings It doesn t work They remain grumpy throughout most of the time there.Konrad is put to bed upstairs and is medicated and sleeps or drowses most of the time but there is always someone sitting with him for they know he is not going to get well and will most likely not live to return home Sophie sees this before the others.During their time there, the family comes to see that Konrad and Sophia know each other much better than was assumed He is a painter and Florence has not appreciated his paintings She thinks them too dark So he went away much of the time to do his painting She never asked him where he went But while at Sophia s, she the children soon realize that this is where he went to do his painting and that he and Sophia are indeed close.This is called a haunting novel but I did not find it so Neither did I find it to be mysterious There is a lot of emotional interacting within the players in the story and I think it a marvelous story It just wasn t what I was anticipating I find Mary Hocking to be a lovely writer She never disappoints


  6. Peggy Peggy says:

    This was my first Virago novel and first Mary Hocking I enjoyed it I think she did a great job of highlighting all the little nuances of each relationship within the family as well as a neighboring family that plays into the story I was especially interested in the relationship between Florence and her daughter, Anita They seemed to have a relationship similar to mine and my mother s It gave me a little insight into where she might be coming from.I liked the setting, a cottage in the wood w This was my first Virago novel and first Mary Hocking I enjoyed it I think she did a great job of highlighting all the little nuances of each relationship within the family as well as a neighboring family that plays into the story I was especially interested in the relationship between Florence and her daughter, Anita They seemed to have a relationship similar to mine and my mother s It gave me a little insight into where she might be coming from.I liked the setting, a cottage in the wood with a terrible blizzard going on Anita s boyfriend, Terence, gets stranded on his way and ends up in an odd accident Anita and her mother find a half frozen pony in the wood and bring it home All the neighbors come for a Christmas Eve party Nicholas is finding himself attracted to the neighbor girl And all the while Konrad is upstairs dying In this short span of time so many things are happening and so many things are being realized They will all leave the cottage changed people, for better or worse


  7. Lynda Lynda says:

    When I fist read this, can t remember when I was obviously under the spell of Mary Hocking s seductive prose, returning to it in the days just before Christmas I found it tarnished and rather clumsy playing as it does with a rag bag of fairytale allusions in a snowy cottage on the edge of a forest where family gather to witness the quiet death of a husband and father As two sisters confront their demons, the younger generation find love and freedom in fairytale like rituals which include the sa When I fist read this, can t remember when I was obviously under the spell of Mary Hocking s seductive prose, returning to it in the days just before Christmas I found it tarnished and rather clumsy playing as it does with a rag bag of fairytale allusions in a snowy cottage on the edge of a forest where family gather to witness the quiet death of a husband and father As two sisters confront their demons, the younger generation find love and freedom in fairytale like rituals which include the sacrifice of hair and the seduction by a wood nymph Strange or is it sad how one s tastes are transformed


  8. Anne Anne says:

    Will do so shortly as it is not that easy to simplify x


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