A Stitch in TimeA Stitch in Time is a children's novel by Penelope Lively. The book follows Maria Foster during a summer holiday in Lyme Regis. She begins to hear sounds that no one else can and connects with a Victorian girl called Harriet, but as she becomes more immersed in Harriet's World she wonders if something tragic took place. Library holdings of A Stitch in Time. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A Stitch in Time British edition cover. British Council.
A Stitch in Time
Share on:. Hunting for fossils on the Dorset coast is a pleasure which has delighted generations of families. And when Maria is taken by her father and mother to Lyme Regis for the summer holidays, she quickly becomes fascinated by the myriads of long-dead creatures which are still visible, fixed forever in the local grey-blue stone. Her interest in the history of the area leads her to make a friend — a rare occurrence for Maria, who can be painfully shy at times, and it involves her in a mystery. What sad event prevented Harriet from finishing the sampler?
The book is decent but I just didn't like the setup of the story. You know, the typical average or below average heroine with her super duper uber beautiful best friend that steals her husband. It just seems I've been reading a lot of that type of setups lately and this just grates on me how easily authors use that device to create some quick "tragedy" for the heroine. I was also quite disappointed how quickly when the hero comes out of nowhere just when the heroine's down on her luck to explai. I was also quite disappointed how quickly when the hero comes out of nowhere just when the heroine's down on her luck to explain all the time travel mumbo jumbo like an everyday event.
A stitch in time saves nine or does it? Sarah Yates is a thirty something history teacher, divorced, disillusioned and desperate to have more excitement in her life. Amanda James (aka Mandy) was born in Sheffield and now lives in Bristol with her husband and two cats.
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The novel originated from a biography of Cardassian Elim Garak in the form of a diary which was written by Robinson after he landed the recurring role in the series. He would read extracts from it at Star Trek conventions for fans, and was heard by novelist David R. George III , who suggested he should submit it for publishing. It became the first Star Trek novel to be written by an actor from the series without the aid of a ghost writer. Although it was announced that a sequel would be published in , co-written by fellow actor Alexander Siddig , the only follow-up to the novel was Robinson's short story The Calling which was published as part of the Prophecy and Change anthology in Julian Bashir , Garak recounts his life story, and also notes developments on Cardassia after the end of the Dominion War. According to the text, Garak has since assisted in the rebuilding and recovery of Cardassia, while also supporting democratic reforms for its government.