The Icarus Girl
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 18.12.2007 - 352 Seiten
The audacious first novel from the award-winning and highly acclaimed Helen Oyeyemi.
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“ The Icarus Girl is a beautifully imagined and lyrically executed novel. At turns dark and funny, it is always balanced by an expaiisive light. Oyeyemi is a gifted writer.” —Chris Abani, author of GmceLand “A chilling story about the ...
The Icarus girl / Helen Oyeyemi. ... Girls—Fiction. 7. Twins-—Fiction. I. Title. PRO] l5.Y49lZZ 2005 8Z3'.92—ClCZ2 2()U4(,lS539l Anchor ISBN-10: 1-4000-7875-X Anchor ISBN-13: 978-1-4000-7375-2 Book dcsigii by Gretchen Achilles ...
... of the day with the sun shining and everything, she didn't know. It made her feel ashamed. “JESSAMY!" “I am in the cupboard,” she whispered, moving backwards and stretching her arms out, teeling her elbows pillowed by THE ICARUS GIRL.
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - Charon07 - LibraryThing
Truly creepy and definitely not something I’ve read before. I was very interested in the glimpses of Yoruban Nigerian culture and system of beliefs. Jessamy’s point of view was compelling, and my ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - kohrmanmj - LibraryThing
Deliciously creepy. I was underwhelmed by the ending, though. I would like to have known more about TillyTilly. Obviously, the Grandfather knew SOMETHING. It felt that there was a rich story buried in there and I wish it had been further explored. Vollständige Rezension lesen