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The Drowning Girl - Caitlín R. Kiernan, Suzy Jackson
The Drowning Girl
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Format: audiobook
Publisher: Neil Gaiman Presents
Edition language: English
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sunsetxcocktail rated it
Ever read a book so good that you start writing the review in your head before you even finish the book? For me this was one of those books. I've been hooked on Caitlin R Kiernan ever since I did a search on Amazon for lesbian urban fantasy and her name came up with Silk, Murder of Angels and The Re...
Bark at the Ghouls
Bark at the Ghouls rated it
3.0 The Drowning Girl by Caitlin Kiernan (audiobook)
If you pick this up thinking it’s a charming fantasy or even a gothic horror novel you may be disappointed. Like Kiernan’s The Red Tree (which I loved), it has eerie leanings but at its core it’s more an intimate and unflinching look at a person’s struggle with insanity. It revisits several of the s...
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it
2.0 The Drowning Girl: Or Inside the Head of a Schizophrenic
I've been putting off posting a review for this book until after my book club meeting - this was one I needed to talk about. It is rare that I'm so conflicted about how I feel about a book, as I am with this one. After some excellent discussion I think I've finally gotten a handle on why I'm so ambi...
Stop Making Sense
Stop Making Sense rated it
2.0 The Drowning Girl
I'll admit it: I don't understand this book. I couldn't tell who was speaking sometimes, I don't understand how the Evas fit (or their relationship to Imp), and I don't understand even whether there WAS a narrative arc, let alone whether it was good. The nonlinear structure didn't help in this regar...
List Lover
List Lover rated it
Got halfway through. This is a book for literary specialists I suppose. There was barely a plot and it was so overemphasized that the narrator was unreliable that I didn't get hooked by anything that was written. It is definitely not scary, not horror, not creepy, etc.This book received the Tiptree ...
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