'The Island of Horses' Captures the Beauty of a Windswept Irish Coast

by Imran Khan

5 April 2017

 
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The Island of Horses

Ellís Dillon

(New York Review Books)
US: Jun 2004

One of Ireland’s most beloved authors of children’s novels, Ellís Dillon practiced an economy of style in her work that was spare yet incredibly rich in its sense of atmosphere. Despite the fact that her books were intended for a young audience, the level of her writing achieved such distinguished heights that it appealed to an older generation as well.

The Island of Horses

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