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The girl with glass feet

Ali Shaw

The girl with glass feet

a novel

by Ali Shaw

  • 388 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Henry Holt and Co. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAli Shaw.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6119.H387 G57 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23392654M
ISBN 109780805091144
LC Control Number2009021780

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A wonderfully imaginative story, but also a compelling social commentary.’ – Herald ‘Strange and brilliantly unsettling, it’s a vivid look at a world gone to the wild.’. Book Overview An inventive and richly visual novel about young lovers on a quest to find a cure for a magical ailment, perfect for readers of Alice Hoffman Strange things are happening on the remote and snowbound archipelago of St.

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A rare pleasure" (Katherine Dunn, author of Geek Love). "Written in the tradition of magical realists like Haruki Murakami and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, The Girl with Glass Feet is a singular, slippery narrative that defies easy categorization.

Shaw writes finely honed prose and knows how to wring maximum suspense out of a tightly woven plot. The Girl with Glass Feet is a dazzlingly imaginative and magical first novel, a love story to treasure.The Girl With Glass Feet is a work of great imagination and talent.

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