The icarus girl

OYEYEMI, HELEN

livre the icarus girl
EDITEUR : BLOOMSBURY UK
DATE DE PARUTION : 25/01/06
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SYNOPSIS :

Jessamy yes'>#8220;Jessyes'>#8221; Harrison, age eight, is the child of an English father and a Nigerian mother. Possessed of an extraordinary imagination, she has a hard time fitting in at school. It is only when she visits Nigeria for the first time that she makes a friend who understands her: a ragged little girl named TillyTilly. But soon TillyTillyyes'>#8217;s
visits become more disturbing, until Jess realizes she doesnyes'>#8217;t actually know who her friend is at all. Drawing on Nigerian mythology, Helen Oyeyemi presents a striking variation on the classic literary theme of doubles yes'>#8212; both real and spiritual yes'>#8212; in this lyrical and bold debut.From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Format

  • Hauteur : 17.70 cm
  • Largeur : 11.20 cm
  • Poids : 0.19 kg