The Quiet Girl
Publish date: October 30th 2007
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
Pages no: 408
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, Magical Realism
, Scandinavian Literature
Recommended prerequisites: 1. Music 101 or higher: Music Appreciation, Baroque, Classical and Romantic Periods. 2. Religion 330, the Christian Mystics. This course requires the student to have previously taken Religion 220, New Testament. 3. Any philosophy course covering the works of Kierk...
Deserves more than 3 stars - very nearly four. I read the book in short bursts but not leaving too long between readings - just right as it is a bit repetitive. More head than heart but intriguing, mystic and ultimately inconclusive - which I like. Another reviewer called it "brittle intellectualism...
About ten years ago, I had a friend who recommended the works of this author, told me Smilla's Sense of Snow was one of his favorite books. So I started reading it, but at fourteen/fifteen, I just didn’t have the patience with the postmodern fragmentary construction of the text. I ended up just skim...
Die Handlungsstränge dieser Geschichte sind total verworren geflochten, enthalten wirre, völlig inkonsistente Zeit-, Szenen- und zu allem Überfluss auch noch Gedankensprünge. Personen werden in dieser Umgebung nicht beim Namen genannt sondern andauernd unterschiedlich beschrieben und dann sucht man ...
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