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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Her mum leaned on the cupboard door, trying to peer into the cupboard, trying, ]ess realised, to see her face. “Didn't you play out with the others today?” she asked. “Yeah,” jessamy lied. She had just caught sight of the clock.
Because it all STARTED in Nigeria, where it was hot, and, although she didnt realise this until much later, the way she felt might have been only .1 phase, and she might have got better if only (oh, only only ONLY Mummy) she hadn't gone ...
When she got better, she realised she didift like haiku anyl1l()I'C. In the departure lounge at the airport, Jess sat staring at her slioes and the way they sat quietly beside each other, occasionally clicking their heels together or ...
_]ess laughed, then stopped when she realised that her grandfather wasn't laughing with her. He closed his eyes fora few niomoms and his mouth slackened. “You are a fine daughter,” he said, helping her up from the floon “That thing is ...
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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