Publish date: 1996
Pages no: 791
Edition language: Dutch
During the first 10 pages or so, I thought I was never going to get through the entire 791 of them. Keri Hulme's writing style is very different from anything I've ever read before. Then, like eyes adjusting to darkness, I suddenly 'got it'. The next 500 pages were a feast to read. Mysteries surroun...
bookshelves: books-with-a-passport, published-1984, booker-winner, winter-20112012, new-zealand, paper-read, bedside, tbr-busting-2012 Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Gift from laura Read from January 11 to March 02, 2012 Opening - He walks down the street. The asphalt reels by him.It is all silenc...
Okay. How do I start this. Uhm. I got this book from my English teacher, he was like "Hey, I have a feeling you'd like this, why don't you take it home over the summer?" And I was like well okay why not.Maybe the brief summary my teacher gave me will help you understand my feelings about this book a...
After I got used to how the author handled the dialog and internal monolog, I really fell into the world she'd created. I was as fascinated by the boy as the primary character. I felt like I was there, in that world, looking through the protagonist's eyes. This is a real triumph for any author. I WI...
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