Flying in Place
Tom Doherty Associates, 01 ապր, 2010 թ. - 192 էջ
Once in a while, a first novel arrives like a bolt of lightning, commanding attention with an explosion of power, grace, and light. Flying in Place is such a book. As unflinching as The Lovely Bones, as startling as Beloved, it is a work to bear witness--with bravery and compassion--for the experience of millions of readers and their loved ones.
Արդյունքներ 97–ի 1-ից 5-ը:
Dramatizes its horrific theme with unflinching clarity and great dramatic power ; it is a book compact enough to be read in one long sitting and compels the reader to do just that . Susan Palwick , a young writer who has hitherto ...
A strong narrative voice that pulls the reader in ... builds to a convincing climax . " -Kirkus Reviews “ Stories about child abuse often rely on shocking language , lurid descriptions , pitiable characters . Susan Palwick's novel uses ...
She kept Ginny's favorite nightgown — a frilly affair with lots of lace and ribbons — carefully preserved in a cedar chest , and often told me that Ginny was prettier in that nightgown than most little girls were in party dresses .
а > > She stopped and stood up — which meant that her feet were planted on the ceiling like mine — and squinted at me ... “ That's called circular logic , ” I told her , “ but I grade easier than Mom does so I'll let you pass this time ...
Does being dead do that to everybody ? ... had one of those bracelets with the little beads that said Ginny . ... “ That's right : Ginny , my perfect sister , the one who was skinnier than I am and smarter than I am and had better ...
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LibraryThing ReviewՀաճախորդի կարծիքը - karamazow - LibraryThing
This book has been harvesting so much praise, that it almost becomes impossible to say something adverse. Still, I think the book is a bit overrated. The subject matter (sexual child abuse by a father ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewՀաճախորդի կարծիքը - justablondemoment - LibraryThing
Totally blown away by this book. It left me speechless after the last page. Such a heart gripping look at a topic that makes normal people want to go postal. Highly recommend!!! Read full review