Never a trendy writer, [Julia Cunningham] has chosen, probably by pure coincidence, a currently fashionable subject—an abandoned, abused boy. But her essential theme is far more profound, and it subtly pervades the brief, pointed story [of Come to the Edge]….
Disciplined, metaphorical writing adds its own rewards to a tense, mature, and thought-provoking story. (p. 449)
Ethel L. Heins, in The Horn Book Magazine (copyright © 1977 by the Horn Book, Inc., Boston), August, 1977.
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