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Witte Oleander - Janet Fitch
Witte Oleander
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9023421698
Publisher: De Bezige Bij
Pages no: 456
Edition language: Dutch
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Twitchy Witchy Girl
Twitchy Witchy Girl rated it
5.0 White Oleander
I'm completely angry at myself for leaving this book unread and on a shelf for as long as I did. White Oleander is one of the most unique and beautifully written books that I've come across.
nabilasofia rated it
I disliked the book at first. The prose is too flowery to my taste and the story was rather flat. But at some point in the middle, I started to feel a connection to Astrid. The story itself is great, although it's no fairy tale. I still don't like the flowery words, though, and they often don't soun...
mybookjournal rated it
5.0 White Oleander
"The phoenix must burn to emerge."This book was all about this quote - a phoenix (Astrid) who burns and emerges in the end.I came across ‘White Oleander’ by few quotes which I loved, which made me curious to read this book to know what was it about. And then fell in love with it!! I would like to po...
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5.0 White Oleander
Seductive and intoxicating is what this book is. The descriptive writing and metaphors are sensual and so very beautiful. It draws you in like a warm, comfortable fire on a cold day, and when you get too close and are in danger of getting burnt (from the storyline), you still cannot tear yourself aw...
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4.0 White Oleander: A Novel
Strong, dynamic work that deserves its solid 4/5. Short of being a "timeless classic" or a work of "great literature," White Oleander succeeds in winning sympathy for a girl swept along by tragedy but finding inner-strength to honestly express who she is. One is convinced, moreover, of the sincerity...
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