This book was wasted on me in my school days. Firstly, it's a wonderful story aptly encaptulated in Wordworth's quote at beginning. Secondly, Mary Anne Evans' clear and clever prose is a delight to read.
Martha Conway's fascination with history, her love for her six sisters and the beauty of the Ohio landscape inspired her to write Thieving Forest, an extraordinary novel that will keep readers wanting more. In this interview, she reveals just how much research went into the book, how she created her characters and what inspires her.