Ali Shaw has created a memorable addition to fabulist pantheon in his gorgeous first novel, The Girl with . Written in the tradition of magical realists like Haruki Murakami and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, The Girl with Glass Feet is a singular, slippery narrative that defies easy categorization.
Ali Shaw has created a memorable addition to fabulist pantheon in his gorgeous first novel, The Girl with Glass Feet. Over the course of this eerie, bewitching novel, the mixture of love and grief and the imminence of death become as memorable as Ida's mysterious, dreadful transformation and Midas's more achingly human one. Shaw writes finely honed prose and knows how to wring maximum suspense out of a tightly woven plot.
Throughout the book, Shaw juxtaposes beauty with ugliness in a really nice way. I think he has something to say about . I think he has something to say about the incongruous brutality and delicacy of life that is really successful. That theme leads to a gratuitous scene where a teeny-tiny bull births a baby teeny-tiny bull, and that I could have done without. It captured my heart, and I became a part of the story, part of the enchantment. And I loved it, oh so dearly. This book is like a fairytale, a poetically beautiful fairytale.
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Электронная книга "The Girl with Glass Feet: A Novel", Ali Shaw.
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Ali Shaw graduated from Lancaster University with a degree in English literature and has since worked as a bookseller and at Oxford's Bodleian Library. The Girl with Glass Feet is his first novel. Библиографические данные. The Girl with Glass Feet: A Novel. Henry Holt and Company, 2010.
The parts of her legs that were still skin and bone below her knees – her calves and shins and the bastions in her ankles that weren’t yet glass – were all as numb now as the glass itself. knees, where the flesh wasn’t paralysed but the venom had lanced, she could feel a pain like a burn near heat. She summoned the courage to peek again at her inflamed skin. Her lower thighs looked like joints in a butcher’s shop. Her knees were puffed up, elephantine
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The Girl In Love with the Girl with Glass Feet. com User, October 27, 2009. I fell in love with this book almost instantly. It has been quite a long time since I fell so hard for a book. It reminded me a little bit of Neil Gaiman's Stardust, but I like Glass Feet better. The Girl with Glass Feet.