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“Smells Like Teen Spirit”, Amy Brown

Winter Of Fire (25th Anniversary Edition) Sherryl Jordan Scholastic, $19.00, ISBN 9781775435983 I was ten when Winter Of Fire was first released, three years after Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit”. It was a little later that I read Sherryl Jordan’s…
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Timeless and timely, Hannah Marshall

Winter Of Fire (25th Anniversary Edition) Sherryl Jordan Scholastic, $19.00, ISBN 9781775435983 A dismal world where the sun has disappeared is the backdrop for Sherryl Jordan’s hard-hitting and powerful novel Winter Of Fire. Back in print 25 years after its…
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Books against totalitarianism, Diane Hebley

The Conjuror Jack Lasenby, Oxford University Press, $24.95 Winter of Fire Sherryl Jordan, Ashton Scholastic, $17.95 The abuse of power in society – how it is maintained by violence, superstition, and lies – is a major indictment of these two…
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