The Heart of Ancient Wood

byCharles G. D. RobertsIntroduction byThomas Hodd

October 23, 2007|
The Heart of Ancient Wood by Charles G. D. Roberts
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Set in the late nineteenth century in New Brunswick, The Heart of the Ancient Wood tells the tale of a mother and daughter who move to the woods to escape vicious gossip in the town. Despite the isolation they soon create a comfortable home for themselves and come to know the animals who live in the area. Years go by and Miranda becomes reacquainted with a young man that she knew when they were both children. Their potential romance is hindered by their conflicting philosophies about the natural world until one day when a terrifying encounter forces Miranda to question many of her ideals.
CHARLES G.D. ROBERTS (1860-1943) was a noted Canadian poet and novelist. He attended UNB and was a professor at King''s College, Nova Scotia. Among his many novels are Heart of the Ancient Wood and The Forge in the Forest both also reprinted in the "Formac Fiction Treasures" series. Thomas Hodd is an Atlantic-Canadian literature specia...
Title:The Heart of Ancient Wood
Product dimensions:304 pages, 8 X 5.5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:304 pages, 8 X 5.5 X 1 in
Published:October 23, 2007
Publisher:Formac Publishing Company Limited
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780887807343

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