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The Crane Wife - Patrick Ness
The Crane Wife
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781594205477 (1594205477)
ASIN: 1594205477
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Wortmagieblog rated it
4.0 Eine Geschichte in einer Geschichte in einer Geschichte
„The Crane Wife“ von Patrick Ness basiert auf einem japanischen Volksmärchen. Im Nachwort schreibt Ness, dass er die Erzählung bereits seit dem Kindergarten kennt. Ich hingegen musste sie nachschlagen. Die Geschichte existiert in verschiedenen, alternativen Versionen, die grundlegenden Elemente glei...
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Read With ME (207) rated it
2.0 The Crane Wife
I can quite honestly say that this was one of the worst books I've ever read. Maybe I just didn't get it. Maybe there was some deep, profound, metaphorical meaning that just flew right over my head but from what I gathered it was literally about a bird who fell in love with, and married, a volcano. ...
A Reading Vocation
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3.5 Book 46/100: The Crane Wife by Patrick Ness
Around the Year Reading Challenge Item #30: A Fairy Tale From a Culture Other Than Your Own3.5 starsI had high expectations for this book, as I've really loved Ness's Chaos Walking series and trust him as a writer to convey the authentic human experience. The fact that this is a modern retelling of ...
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4.0 The Crane Wife, by Patrick Ness
There have been moments in George’s life that seem hyperreal but also very strange. They are described like waking dreams: everything is weird but he accepts what comes without question. The Crane Wife, by Patrick Ness, begins with one of these moments. George hears a keening cry from outside and di...
Kaethe rated it
5.0 The Crane Wife - Patrick Ness
The first fifty or so pages I was thinking "It's beautifully written. I usually hate that." And I thought about putting it down. I think it was the description of the art which really convinced me to keep going. After a while I began to appreciate the purely mundane bumping up against the magical In...
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