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.
Ergebnisse 1-5 von 40
]ess didn't know who was right; she certainly didn't feel as if she was about to run otfand get herself into mischief, and she \\~'asi1't sure whether she should hope to or not. Her mother held out a hand, and grasping it, ...
at the top of her voice and run back into the cupboard. 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 ...
She would put on the knee-length shirt with the embroidered scoop neck, and let Jess run her fingers over the beautiful stitching, often gold, silver or a tinselly green. Then her mum would run her fmgers over the elaborate embroidery ...
He held out his arms, and she went across the room to him, almost running. She buried her face in his shirt, her nose wrinkling up as the scent of his cologne mixed with the nutty, sourish smell of camphor that filled the room.
Running her tongue over her adun with a slurp, Jess decided to hold out on answering her grandfather for as long as possible. Her instinct that the conversation wouldn't be a good idea was confirmed when Aunty Funke stood and began ...
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
Bewertungen von Nutzern
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