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The Search for a Loved One in ‘A Far Country’

A Far Country by Daniel Mason

Reviewed by Yvonne Zipp
Christian Science Monitor

"A young girl sets out on a journey to find her beloved playmate, traveling great distances and undergoing hardship until she finds him. In his second novel, Daniel Mason takes the plot from fairy tales such as The Snow Queen but transplants it to a hot, drought-ridden land where snow itself would seem magical and a palace built from ice an unbelievable decadence..." Read the entire Christian Science Monitor review.

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