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Girl Meets Boy (Canongate Myths) - Ali Smith
Girl Meets Boy (Canongate Myths)
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Girl meets boy. It's a story as old as time. But what happens when an old story meets a brand new set of circumstances? Ali Smith's re-mix of Ovid's most joyful metamorphosis is a story about the kind of fluidity that can't be bottled and sold. It is about girls and boys, girls and girls, love... show more
Girl meets boy. It's a story as old as time. But what happens when an old story meets a brand new set of circumstances? Ali Smith's re-mix of Ovid's most joyful metamorphosis is a story about the kind of fluidity that can't be bottled and sold. It is about girls and boys, girls and girls, love and transformation, a story of puns and doubles, reversals and revelations. Funny and fresh, poetic and political, Girl meets boy is a myth of metamorphosis for the modern world.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781841958699 (1841958697)
ASIN: 1841958697
Publisher: CANONGATE BOOKS LTD
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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Xdyj's books
Xdyj's books rated it
4.0
A short, light & hilarious story, with simple & pretty language, almost poetic romance, & a tiny dose of politics (maybe a bit slacktivist).
javajunco
javajunco rated it
4.0 Girl Meets Boy (Canongate Myths)
Not bad! I picked this up at random at unnameable boox. it says it's a retelling of the myth of iphis, which it is, but it's also not a bad story on it's own, and well written.
modusa
modusa rated it
after i read girl meets boy i realized it was a lot more like what i had expected eugenides' middlesex to be than middlesex actually was. i will definitely read this again, perhaps when more in the mood for a love story, and i'm interested in reading more of ali smith's work.it is a book that plays ...
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