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Euphoria - Lily King
Euphoria
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3.50 80
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780802122551 (0802122558)
ASIN: 802122558
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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Lillelara
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 ...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
4.0 "I felt like an anthropologist analyzing the anthropologists behavior!"
Euphoria, Lily King, narrators Simon Vance, Xe Sands This very well narrated novel is loosely based on the life and lifestyle of Margaret Mead during the time she studied the ethnography of certain tribes in the environs of Papua, New Guinea, on the Sepik River. In the novel, Nell Stone, an American...
catpdx
catpdx rated it
2.0 Euphoria
2.5 starsTo start with the positives, which are exceptionally well done: Lily King creates an intense, stifling, and deeply unsettling environment; the mud, the stench, the sweat, and the physical discomfort are visceral and suffocating. Much of her research is precise, and the anthropological detai...
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