Zilpha Keatley Snyder | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Jane Langton

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Critical Essay by Jane Langton

Zilpha Keatley Snyder has proven herself a nimble-fingered craftswoman before, in "The Egypt Game" and "The Velvet Room," but in "The Truth About Stone Hollow" she never even gets her materials together. There are some wisps and scraps labeled creepy cottage, new boy at school, crippled father, and there are some ghosts blowing around the landscape like plastic bags, but there are so many loose ends in this book you could build a bird's nest out of them.

Jane Langton, "Carpets and Doormat: 'The Truth about Stone Hollow'," in The New York Times Book Review (© 1974 by The New York Times Company; reprinted by permission), March 31, 1974, p. 8.

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