Flying in Place

Tom Doherty Associates, 1.4.2010 - 192 sivua

Once in a while, a first novel arrives like a bolt of lightning, commanding attention with an explosion of power, grace, and light. Flying in Place is such a book. As unflinching as The Lovely Bones, as startling as Beloved, it is a work to bear witness--with bravery and compassion--for the experience of millions of readers and their loved ones.
Emma is twelve, a perfectly normal girl, in a perfectly normal home. With a perfectly normal father...who comes into her bedroom every night in the hours before dawn. Emma will do anything to escape. From the visits. From the bodies. From the breathing. Even go walking on the ceiling--which is where Emma meets Ginny, the sister who died before she was born. Ginny, who knows things. Ginny, who can fly....

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Käyttäjän arvio  - karamazow - LibraryThing

This book has been harvesting so much praise, that it almost becomes impossible to say something adverse. Still, I think the book is a bit overrated. The subject matter (sexual child abuse by a father ... Lue koko arvostelu

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Käyttäjän arvio  - justablondemoment - LibraryThing

Totally blown away by this book. It left me speechless after the last page. Such a heart gripping look at a topic that makes normal people want to go postal. Highly recommend!!! Lue koko arvostelu



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Sivu 129 - O LORD, thou hast searched me, and known me. Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off. Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways. For there is not a word in my tongue, but, lo, O Lord, thou knowest it altogether.
Sivu 131 - I will praise thee ; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made : Marvellous are thy works ; and that my soul knoweth right well. 15 My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret...
Sivu 130 - If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there. If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea; Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me. If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be light about me, Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light are both alike to thee.
Sivu 131 - Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect ; and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when a* yet there was none of them.
Sivu 129 - Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid thine hand upon me. Such knowledge is too wonderful for me ; it is high, I cannot attain unto it. Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence?
Sivu 71 - Laura,' up the garden, 'Did you miss me? Come and kiss me. Never mind my bruises, Hug me, kiss me, suck my juices Squeezed from goblin fruits for you, Goblin pulp and goblin dew. Eat me, drink me, love me; Laura, make much of me: For your sake I have braved the glen And had to do with goblin merchant men.
Sivu 159 - Nearly one-half (48 per cent) of all withdrawees leave school between the end of one school year and the beginning of the next, and an additional 23 per cent drop out within the first six weeks of the fall term.
Sivu 117 - A cold coming we had of it. Just the worst time of year For a journey, and such a long journey: The ways deep and the weather sharp, The very dead of winter.
Sivu 149 - em," shut the door, locked it, put the key in his pocket, and jumped between John and Nat. "If there's to be any boxing...
Sivu 119 - She wiped sweat from her forehead with the back of her hand and wiped it on the leg of her pants. "Give me a hand with this, will you, my friend?

Tietoja kirjailijasta (2010)

Susan Palwick teaches at the University of Nevada in Reno. FLYING IN PLACE is her first novel.

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