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Hild - Nicola Griffith
Hild
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Nicola Griffith,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by Farrar, Straus and Giroux on 11-12-2013
Nicola Griffith,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by Farrar, Straus and Giroux on 11-12-2013
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780374280871 (0374280878)
ASIN: 374280878
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 560
Edition language: English
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Thoughts of a nerdy feminist
Thoughts of a nerdy feminist rated it
2.0 Reading progress update: I've read 12%.
I give up. This has rave reviews on Amazon, and I've decided the reason for that is because everyone who didn't like it quit early on and didn't write reviews. I just can't read this. It's not engaging at all. The language is distracting rather than drawing me in. I can't get a feel for the mai...
Merle
Merle rated it
3.5 Hild by Nicola Griffith
If you love research-heavy historical fiction and complete immersion in other times and places, you should read this book. Likewise, if you love feminist historical fiction or you want to read about ways women can wield power in a patriarchal society. But if you’re looking for a plot-driven novel, o...
altheaann
altheaann rated it
5.0 Hild: A Novel
A truly excellent book. I’ve read everything by Nicola Griffith, so I’ve been looking forward to this release with quite a lot of anticipation. I have to say, the book isn’t really what I expected. However, neither was it disappointing – not even close!While Griffith’s previous work has been (excell...
paigeawesome
paigeawesome rated it
1.0 Hild
So, I've been struggling with Hild: A Novel--or as I think of it, Hild: Nicola Griffith Did Her Research and She Really, Really Wants You to Know It--for almost a month now. I am only halfway through the thing. I've been thinking the whole time that, gosh, there are probably people who would love th...
Bloggabook
Bloggabook rated it
5.0 Hild: A Novel
I haven't been that attached to a character or immersed in a story that deep in a long time. Overlook the Old English words and names and don't get bogged down in pronunciation. Like reading Tolkien for the first time. Just slide in and be carried by the story.
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