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 21–ի 1-ից 5-ը:
-San Francisco Examiner “ A powerful and harrowing story about child abuse , denial , and the withering of the soul . ... Susan Palwick , a young writer who has hitherto attracted some notice for her stories , poems , and essays ...
-Kirkus Reviews “ Stories about child abuse often rely on shocking language , lurid descriptions , pitiable characters . ... accept , and make sense of the world below her bedroom ceiling that tells the real story .
See ? You do know who I was ! ” " Are you kidding ? How could I not know who you are ? It's not like Mom would ever let me forget it ! Most kids get Seuss stories at bedtime : I've gotten Ginny stories , as long as I can remember ?
And she drags me with her so she can tell me more stories about you , so I'll be more like you— ” " But if you were like me you'd be dead , ” said Ginny , wiping her face with the back of one hand . Her tiny fingers were shaking like ...
My father loved to tell the story of how the chief pathologist at the hospital had postponed his gall bladder operation until my father could do it , although they'd hated each other for years . “ You've earned your arrogance , Stewart ...
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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