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Book Review: The Night Garden – Polly Horvath

During WW II, Franny lives with her foster parents on a secluded farm on Vancouver Island; they lead a quiet and peaceful life. Franny is a writer, foster mom Sina sculpts and dad Old Tom tends to the gardens. One day, their neighbor, Crying Alice (who has earned her name), arrives with an unusual request: to look after her children while she visits her husband – who is a mechanic based on an airforce base, to keep him from doing […]

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