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White Is For Witching - Helen Oyeyemi
White Is For Witching
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4.00 10
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780670068579 (0670068578)
Publisher: HAMISH HAMILTON CA (AHC)
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
1.0 Pro: It Was Short
I am seriously going to hard pass on future books by Helen Oyeyemi. I don't get them/like them and they feel like too much effort to finish. I should not struggle to understand what the author is trying to convey while reading this much. The writing is just broken sentences and thoughts. I don't eve...
WhiskeyintheJar Romance
WhiskeyintheJar Romance rated it
3.0 A feasting soucouyant?
White is for witching, a colour to be worn so that all other colours can enter you, so that you may use them. Creepy, intriguing, mysterious, frustrating, and melancholy, White is for Witching had a very strong start that sagged a bit in the middle and then ultimately puttered out into its own eni...
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it
3.0 White is for Witching
This book is a classic gothic, complete with a creepy racist haunted house, weird familial relationships, ghosts of the past, and unsettling body horror. Written in ever shifting points of view this book isn't always easy to grab onto. Sometimes shifts happen mid-sentence, and although the transitio...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it
0.0 White is For Witching
This was my first Oyeyemi and I LOVED it. It’s an immersive book, full of gorgeous language and unusual but not overly mannered. It’s also about a lot of my favorite themes and things. I will definitely be reading more Oyeyemi.
Sarah's Library
Sarah's Library rated it
1.5 White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi
29/8 - I read up to page 58 then took the time to skim/read Richard Reviles Censorship's review to see if my problems with the book were mine alone, it wasn't encouraging. I hadn't liked the writing style or four different voices from the first lines I read. I didn't like the fact that it was ambigu...
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