Posts tagged with mary-stewart

Mar 2 2017

100% covetable

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I recently ran across these absolutely gorgeous new editions of four classic Mary Stewart novels via the website Mary Queen of Plots. A little poking around the internet reveals that the publisher, Hodder & Stoughton, was also responsible...

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Feb 23 2017

Once and future Studio Ghibli

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The trailer is out for Mary and the Witch's Flower, which I'm interested in for two reasons. First, it's based on a novel by Mary Stewart, author of my beloved Nine Coaches Waiting (which is...

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Jul 28 2015

Genre-riffic

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There's a long and loving tribute to Wordcandy favorite Mary Stewart over on Jezebel. I don't agree with the author's suggestion that the 60s-era paperback covers always did a Grade-A job of conveying the charms of Ms. Stewart's mid-century Gothics...

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May 15 2014

RIP, Mary Stewart

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According to the Guardian, romantic suspense author Mary Stewart has died at age 97. Seeing as my favorite Stewart novel (the glorious Nine Coaches Waiting) was published in 1958, I admit I'd always assumed Ms. Stewart had died years ago...

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Mar 7 2013

Vintage style

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WHYYY?!? I'm two years late, but I was so excited to discover these gorgeous, vintage-style reprints of Mary Stewart's romantic suspense novels, and now it turns out they're English*. Meanwhile, we here in America are still stuck with these versions, which...

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Mar 8 2010

Wildfire at Midnight, by Mary Stewart

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Mary Stewart is one of those authors whose best work (the truly awesome 1958 novel Nine Coaches Waiting) was so good that everything else she produced pales in comparison...

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Feb 1 2008

Why, movie gods? WHYYYY?!?

Variety is reporting that Hollywood is making ANOTHER film adaptation of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights. Now, as longtime Wordcandy readers know, I am not a fan of Wuthering Heights (classic lo...

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Aug 26 2005

Nine Coaches Waiting, by Mary Stewart

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As you all know, we here at Wordcandy are strong believers in the power of cover art. If you want someone to take your book seriously--i.e., shell out big bucks for the hardback version--then you...

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Aug 14 2004

Mary Stewart

Mary Stewart is best known for her Merlin trilogy. They are beautifully written, and anyone who likes Arthurian legend should enjoy them. (Although I can't say that I do. But then, the only ver...

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