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Cudzoziemiec w Olandrii - Sofia Samatar
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Cudzoziemiec w Olandrii
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Publisher: Mag
Edition language: Polski
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Merle
Merle rated it
4.0 A Stranger in Olondria by Sofia Samatar
Beautiful, slow-paced, sad. Linear storytelling makes it a more accessible starting point than The Winged Histories.
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it
2.0 A Stranger in Olondria
This book has some of the most gorgeous language I've read in years. It is lush, rich, and evocative. In places it reads like long form poetry (which should come as no huge shock since Samatar writes poetry as well). It reminded me of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Percy Shelley. Here's the thing though...
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0 rated it
1.5
105. A STRANGER IN OLONDRIA, BY SOFIA SAMATAR Recommended to me by an old friend, who I hadn’t seen in a long time. Synopsis: Jevick’s father decides to hire an Olondrian tutor for him. Olondria is a faraway land, much different from Jevick’s birthplace, and seems like a fairy tale to him. When his ...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it
0.0 A Stranger in Olondria
I’ve been meaning to read Samatar’s debut since it came out two years ago. It’s a really engrossing book, which probably deserves more space than I can give it here. It’s about family and myth and home, about history and colonialism. But most of all it’s about books, and a relationship with books. S...
Saturdays in Books
Saturdays in Books rated it
4.5 Review: A Stranger in Olondria
The writing in this book is unbelievably beautiful. So much so that I kept going after the first 30%, where nothing happened at all. Okay, not entirely nothing, but not enough to fill more than a dozen pages of my usual fare. Most of this initial section is devoted to the narrator's love of boo...
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