Thursday, April 6, 2017
LAST WINTERS SNOW RELEASE DAY REVIEW!!
HELLO FRIENDS, I AM SO EXCITED TO BE HERE WITH MY RELEASE DAY REVIEW OF LAST WINTER'S SNOW BY HANS M. HIRSCHI! THIS BOOK IS JUST AS AMAZING AS ALL HIS OTHERS, BELIEVE ME! HERE IS MY REVIEW:
THIS QUOTE IS NOT ONLY PERFECT FOR THIS BOOK, BUT FOR LIFE IN GENERAL! HERE IS WHAT I THOUGHT OF LAST WINTER'S SNOW:
Last Winter's Snow
by: Hans M Hirschi
reviewed by: Becky
This is the story of Nilas and how he navigates life, trying to reconcile being gay as well as being Sami. Set over several decades, we follow Nilas and his Swedish husband Casper, as they build a life amid the shallows of bigotry, discrimination, and the onset of the AIDS crisis.
Last Winter's Snow portrays recent LGBT history from a Swedish perspective, from the days when being gay was considered a 'mental disorder' to today's modern anti-discrimination legislation and the move toward equality. It's also the story of one couple and the ups and downs of everyday life in the face of changing rules and attitudes toward them and their relationship.
Last, not least, it's a book that celebrates the rich history and culture of the Sami and their land, Sápmi, as well as their ongoing struggle to achieve recognition and win back the right to self-determination over lands they've lived on for thousands of years.
Last Winter's Snow is Hans M Hirschi's first novel set almost entirely in Sweden, but it is the second time (after Fallen Angels of Karnataka) he takes his readers on a journey into the mountainous regions of Scandinavia in one of his acclaimed novels.
I love Hans M. Hirschi, and not only for his amazing writing, but also for the fact that he teaches when he writes! In this story, we meet some amazing people and learn about the Sami, a people rich in tradition, and sadly they too see persecution. This story is a beautiful love story, but it is also rich in lessons of life, love and so much more!
You pretty much get the end of the book at the beginning, and there will be tears, but instead of it making you not want to read the story, you connect with Nilas on a personal level so quickly you must have his story!
You will follow the good and bad parts of Nilas' and Casper's story, and you will be enthralled just like I was! This couple fights for each other, and the right to be what and who they are, just a couple in love.
Please get this book, and if you aren't familiar with Hans' work, you will be hooked after this one! Thanks Hans, for not only giving us an amazing book, but also for teaching us an amazing lesson!
the 5 pillow rating :(
YES, I HAD TO DO THIS RATING! YOU WILL SEE WHY! BELOW IS THE BEATEN TRACK PUBLISHING LINK FOR LAST WINTER'S SNOW, YOU CAN BUY FROM THEM OR YOU CAN USE ONE OF THE MANY LINKS FOUND THERE! GRAB THIS ONE TODAY!
BEATEN TRACK LINK
THANKS SO MUCH FOR JOINING ME FOR MY REVIEW OF LAST WINTER'S SNOW, SEE YOU NEXT TIME GUYS, AND READ THIS BOOK! :)