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Of Bees and Mist - Erick Setiawan
Of Bees and Mist
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4.35 65
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781416596240 (1416596240)
ASIN: 1416596240
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 404
Edition language: English
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Inked Brownies
Inked Brownies rated it
2.0 Over bijen en mist
It started out as something I thought I would enjoy: a fairy tale for adults. As the story progressed, I started to like it less and less. I don't know if it was partly due to the Dutch translation, but it all felt like the use of language was very cliché and something I could've written myself. Som...
Raging Biblioholism
Raging Biblioholism rated it
5.0 Of Bees and Mist
What a beautiful way to start October.A book so suffused with magic - not Harry Potter magic but more.... realistic magic - that I can't even properly summarize it. It plays out in your head while you read like an episode of "Pushing Daisies" written by Ray Bradbury. It is like a warm cup of cider...
BKHorne rated it
5.0 Of Bees and Mist
This is a GREAT book. Echoing what others have said, what an achievement for a first novel. The story and writing style reminded me strongly of One Hundred Years of Solitude, which is one of my favorite books. This book employs much of the same ideas of magic realism and chronicles a family, thou...
Books and Things
Books and Things rated it
4.0 Of Bees and Mist
This book is a bit of a mystery to me. Not in a bad way, but in a very good way. While it is an intriguing story mostly of two women. Meridia who grew up with strange mists and Eva, Meridia's eventual in-law who seems to be able to conjure bees from incessant and nasty speech. However it is mostly M...
lisally rated it
In Of Bees and Mist, author Erick Setiawan creates a world where people's emotions physically affect those around them. It is the both sad and hopeful story of Meridia, who grows up in a home where the temperature is literally freezing from the coldness of her parents relationship. She finally escap...
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