The New York TimesThe figure of the captive who goes native and refuses to be rescued is a very old one, a variation on the even older idea of the noble savage. The originality of Wallace's novel lies not in her plot but in the powerful and often beautiful language with which she conveys Abigail's sensibility and the major's sorrow … Time and again, Wallace finds the one right word to lift an otherwise ordinary sentence into art: ''She blows into the sightless eyes of her infant and then passes her free hand over them, charming death to come.'' Max Byrd
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Blue Horse Dreaming based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
I picked up this book thinking it was a historical frontier romance - and it definitely is not that. I enjoyed the book and thought the writing was excellent, but if you are looking for a happy story, this one is not for you. It gives, in great detail, the struggles of soldiers and civilians left alone on the frontier.
Great book if you're feeling suicidal
This story was not what I thought it was going to be. I cryed several times for the verious people in this book. Not sorry I bought it but......
Awsome story. On the favorite list.