The Book of Dead Birds: A Novel
Publish date: 2004-04-22
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
There were parts of this book that I really liked, mostly when the main character, Ava Sing Lo, was describing her childhood. Ava's mother was mysteriously awful, and at the same time exhiliratingly different. I had read the opening passage, in which Ava's mother puts her on a see-saw and jumps down...
Lovely and sad and hopeful, and all those literary novel adjectives.Library copy.