A friend bought me Joanne Harris’s A Pocketful of Crows for Christmas and I only got round to reading it last weekend. I devoured it in two sittings. It’s not one of my horror books or supernatural stories. It is an adult fairy tale and a beautiful one at that. When I say adult, not one of Anne Rices adult fairy tale content, if you’ve read Sleeping Beauty you’ll know what I mean but it clearly is aimed at adults with the content. It is a perfect Pagan story for us Pagan witches out there. A brown girl without a name falls in love with a prince. She is one of the travelling folk and can change into any creature she wants. Two people from very different worlds fall in love and as the seasons change so do their emotions. It is beautifully and poetically written. I am so glad I have the hard copy and not the kindle one because it’s one for my bookcase to read when the world feels too fast and too modern. It’s a dark fairy tale with anger and revenge as well as a love story. It’s a 5/5. I loved this little pagan story of change, seasons, love and hate.