Thornyhold Summary
Mary Stewart

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Thornyhold Summary

Mary Stewart uses an almost fairytale-like setting and theme to illustrate the various elements of magic. There is the magic of beauty that Gilly discovers in the old house and gardens, a setting that is reminiscent of the castle of Sleeping Beauty with its surrounding hedge of thorn bushes, and as in Sleeping Beauty, there is also evil magic of the uninvited bad fairy. Here she is Mrs. Trapp, a neighbor, who dabbles...

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