When God Was a Rabbit: A Novel
When God Was a Rabbit is the story of a memorable young heroine, Elly, and her loss of innocence; a magical portrait of the pull and power of family ties, of loss and life. From Essex and Cornwall to the streets of New York, from 1968 to the events of 9/11, When God Was a Rabbit follows the... show more
When God Was a Rabbit is the story of a memorable young heroine, Elly, and her loss of innocence; a magical portrait of the pull and power of family ties, of loss and life. From Essex and Cornwall to the streets of New York, from 1968 to the events of 9/11, When God Was a Rabbit follows the evolving bond of love and secrets between Elly and her brother, Joe, and her increasing concern for her best friend, Jenny Penny, who has secrets of her own. Funny, quirky, utterly compelling, and poignant, too, When God Was a Rabbit heralds the start of a remarkable new literary career.
Publish date: April 24th 2012
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
When God Was a Rabbit is a very colorful story about family and growing up. I enjoyed it a lot and the magical realism details made it especially good.
In substance it's the tragically adventurous story of Elly and his brother, from the childhood to the mature age. A Jewish neighbor, a lesbian aunt in love with her sister-in-law, an old but lively gentleman, a gay brother, a complexed and paranoic father, and, hear hear, this is only a quarter of t...
I am not very good at writing reviews. It's basicaly because for me there is no use in description of the main character or story, but I think that the most important thing is expressing our feels. And this is exactly what I am going to do. But before I start, there is one last thing I'd like to wri...
There is a big void between the front cover and the back cover. I shall review this book properly later on. At least it will provide for some interesting bile during my book group meeting!
Bought this on a whim today because of a) the cover, b) the synopsis, and c) it was on sale. It looks intriguing, and I can't wait to read it. It's on the "to-read" shelf!