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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... she was supposed to do. _less gave a drowsy smile in return. Jess fell asleep slowly, her hand reaching for her dad's. She closed her eyes completely, and the darkness was warm and quiet, like a bubble lifting her higher even than ...
He sat very upright (like her, she noted, with surprise), his hands on his knees, the crisp lines of his white shirt almost moulding him, fixing him still in her sight. They were both waiting, supposedly for her Aunty Funke to bring ...
_]ess wasn't sure whose side she was supposed to be on if her grandfather told her something really bad and secret about her mother. When her grandfather snapped his toothpick and didn't say anything else, she prompted him.
It was supposed to be "just like a sausage roll,” but she couldn't simply unwrap it and eat it as if it really was a sausage roll when there were all these people milling around her, looking at her so deliberately that 31.
Weren't there supposed to be jungles in Africa? Aunty Funke looked at her and gave a surprised, concerned half laugh. She seized _]essamy's hand and clasped it in her own for a few seconds, then gave the smaller, milky-coffee-coloured ...
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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