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Euphoria - Lily King
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780802122551 (0802122558)
ASIN: 802122558
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it
5.0 EUPHORIA by Lily King
On Guinea Nell and her husband Fen are studying indigenous people. They are now on their third group of people, the Tam, who welcome them and allow them to become part of the tribe. They were introduced by Andrew Bankston, another anthropologist who is studying another group there. Fen's mind is on ...
Lillelara rated it
4.0 Euphoria
I really loved this story about three anthropologist studying tribes in 1930s New Guinea. Based on the life of Margaret Mead, one of the first female leading anthropologist in the field, Lily King has managed to write a gripping piece of historical fiction. Lily King adresses a lot of issues in th...
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite rated it
4.0 Euphoria, by Lily King
Culture is so pervasive that it’s hard to see its influence unless you step outside of it. While Euphoria, by Lily King, is about anthropologists studying the tribes around the Sepik River in Papua New Guinea, it is also a story about what happens when Westerners travel into the jungle and forget to...
The Reading Nook
The Reading Nook rated it
5.0 Euphoria
"He is wine and bread and deep in my stomach."An intoxicating read, with a beautiful mastery of language and character development; the kind of book you find yourself reading aloud to others verbatim because paraphrasing it would not capture the nuance or emotional impact. The story unfolded like a ...
Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it
3.0 Euphoria by Lily King
This book might as well have had a warning saying "this won't end well" in the first page, as the ending is obvious from the start. Because of that I was expecting an outcome that is a bit more... I don't know, explosive? It turns out to be a bit lackluster. [spoiler] I'm not sure whether Nell ...
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