“Dazzling…suspenseful…brilliant...Euphoria is an exhilarating novel.”—Boston GlobeLauded on the cover of the New York Times Book Review and winner of the 2014 New England Book Award for Fiction, Euphoria is Lily King’s nationally bestselling breakout novel of three young, gifted anthropologists... show more
“Dazzling…suspenseful…brilliant...Euphoria is an exhilarating novel.”—Boston GlobeLauded on the cover of the New York Times Book Review and winner of the 2014 New England Book Award for Fiction, Euphoria is Lily King’s nationally bestselling breakout novel of three young, gifted anthropologists of the ‘30’s caught in a passionate love triangle that threatens their bonds, t
Publisher: Grove Press
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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...
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...
"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 ...
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 ...
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...
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