Posts tagged Eva Ibbotson.

[The child had been given free reign for she was all of nine years old now, her natural taste beginning to form, and white wreath and muslin dress were as simple as Anna’s own. But if there was a bridesmaid suffused with the sheer joy of living on such splendid and dazzling day, that bridesmaid was Ollie Byrne.] And Anna smiled and laid her hand lightly on the bright curls, and turned to walk steadily to where Rupert waited: a man who had passed beyond all doubt and uncertainty - a man who had come home.

    — Eva Ibbotson, from The Secret Countess

Posted by sleepysorrows

'We are all going home,' she said.

    — Eva Ibbotson, from Journey to the River Sea (thanks, the-suns-gone-wibbly)

Posted by kingfhell