My Daughter, Nicola




      My Daughter, Nicola
Convinced that her father did not love her because she was not born a boy, young Nicola Juler dreamed of the day when she could prove to him that daughters were as good as sons Mostly content with her life in a small village lying at the feet of the most magnificent mountain in the whole of Switzerland, Nicola s days were filled with school during the winter, and caring for the dairy cows in the high pastures during the summer But just as the Mountain was always there, a sort of personality in its own right, so too was Nicola s conviction that her father s approval might be won through some act of daring It was during one of her stays at the high pasture summer camp that the idea came to Nicola to climb down into the Mountain itself, into the old, long abandoned mines. Best Download [ My Daughter, Nicola ] Author [ Ruth M. Arthur ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – bluevapours.co.uk

Working name of UK writer Ruth Mabel Arthur Huggins, long active as a children s author, her career beginning with Friendly Storiescollection, 1932 Most of her early work, like the Brownie sequence The Crooked Brownie 1936 , The Crooked Brownie in Town 1942 and The Crooked Brownie at the Seaside 1942 is for younger children, but with Dragon Summer 1962 and A Candle in her Room 1966 she began to write the haunting fantasy tinged adolescent novels for which she become best known Often featuring first person narratives spanning multiple generations filled with echoes of centuries past.

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  • Hardcover
  • 128 pages
  • My Daughter, Nicola
  • Ruth M. Arthur
  • 21 September 2018
  • 0575007044

10 thoughts on “ My Daughter, Nicola

  1. Abigail says:

    Convinced that her father did not love her because she was not born a boy, young Nicola Juler dreamed of the day when she could prove to him that daughters were as good as sons Mostly content with her life in a small village lying at the feet of the most magnificent mountain in the whole of Switzerland, Nicola s days were filled with school during the winter, and caring for the dairy cows in the high pastures during the summer But just as the Mountain was always...

  2. Jossalyn says:

    love this author discovered her when I had the ambition to read all the titles in the children s section of the library and started at A.

  3. Melody says:

    I remembered liking this better than I actually did It s awfully slight as far as stories go I do love the way Arthur brings a certain mannered formality to her stories, and this one s no exception The plot, though...

  4. Julie says:

    Slight story of a young girl who sets out to prove to her indifferent father that she is as good as any son in carrying on the family name and traits Interesting details of life in a Swiss village farming, mountain climbing, moving to a summer village to herd cows, etc

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