✅ [PDF / Epub] ☉ The Stolen Child By Keith Donohue ⚣ – Bluevapours.co.uk Inspired by the WB Yeats poem that tempts a child from home to the waters and the wild The Stolen Child is a modern fairy tale narrated by the child Henry Day and his doubleOn a summer night Henry Day Inspired by the WB Yeats poem that tempts a child from home to the waters and the wild The Stolen Child is a modern fairy tale narrated by the child Henry Day and his doubleOn a summer night Henry Day runs away from home The Stolen ePUB ✓ and hides in a hollow tree There he is taken by the changelings—an unaging tribe of wild children who live in darkness and in secret They spirit him away name him Aniday and make him one of their own Stuck forever as a child Aniday grows in spirit struggling to remember the life and family he left behind He also seeks to understand and fit in this shadow land as modern life encroaches upon both myth and natureIn his place the changelings leave a double a boy who steals Henry’s life in the world This new Henry Day must adjust to a modern culture while hiding his true identity from the Day family But he can’t hide his extraordinary talent for the piano a skill the true Henry never displayed and his dazzling performances prompt his father to suspect that the son he has raised is an imposter As he ages the new Henry Day becomes haunted by vague but persistent memories of life in another time and place of a German piano teacher and his prodigy Of a time when he too had been a stolen child Both Henry and Aniday obsessively search for who they once were before they changed places in the worldThe Stolen Child is a classic tale of leaving childhood and the search for identity With just the right mix of fantasy and realism Keith Donohue has created a bedtime story for adults and a literary fable of remarkable depth and strange delights.
Keith Donohue is an American novelist Born and raised in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania he earned his BA and MA from Duuesne University and his PhD in English from The Catholic University of AmericaCurrently he is Director of Communications for the National Historical Publications and Records The Stolen ePUB ✓ Commission the grant making arm of the U S National Archives in Washington DC Until he worke.
- 327 pages
- The Stolen Child
- Keith Donohue
- 14 February 2015 Keith Donohue