I look forward to the next instalment.
His style and content are true to Kenneth Grahame's original, without being a cheap imitation, and Horwood's book can be read independantly of The Wind in the Willows.
Even though the characters were there, it just lacked something in the dialogue and conversations between the characters.
I enjoyed Willows in the Wind much better. This was just not the same. Even though the characters were there, it just lacked something in the dialogue and conversations between... Read morePublished 3 months ago by suebedoo
I did not think it would be possible to continue on with the story of "The Wind in the Willows" after the death of Kenneth Grahame...but William Horwood does just that. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Arlene Lane
A wonderful book written in the style of Kenneth Graham. Totally convincing to the extent I was pleased to read that Toad had survived all his trails and tribulations! Read morePublished 5 months ago by Michael C.
A delight to read! Same rich language, same folksy descriptions, same boastful Toad! I really enjoyed this book, never thinking the original could possibly be equaled, but it... Read morePublished on January 3, 2012 by M. Reed
Fine for a 12 year old! One member of our book club wanted to read this, so we all did. To be fair, I didn't care for this sort of thing when I actually was 12, so was pretty... Read morePublished on July 24, 2010 by P. Lund
I loved reading The Wind in the Willows with my kids and was glad I came upon that piece of literature for my own sake that I wouldn't have otherwise. Read morePublished on June 14, 2009 by Tom Cantlon
Like other reviewers and the author himself, I questioned the wisdom of writing a sequel to a truly great book by another author. Read morePublished on June 10, 2009 by Mostly Mozart