Pining for the past

On Sarah Moss's Ghost Wall

What do we long for when we long for what came before—when we pine for the past?

Pine (verb): Suffer a mental and physical decline…

In Sarah Moss’s slim novel Ghost Wall, the father of a teen girl is obsessed with Britain’s ancient past. With his family, he joins a professor and three experimental archaeology students for a two-week re-enactment of life a…

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