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What is not yours is not yours : stories / Helen Oyeyemi.

Oyeyemi, Helen, (author.).

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.

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Covington Branch OYEYE H (Text) 33126020273136 Adult Fiction Available -
Erlanger Branch OYEYE H (Text) 33126020273201 Adult Fiction Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch OYEYE H (Text) 33126022021384 Adult Fiction Checked out 12/16/2018

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  • ISBN: 9781594634635
  • ISBN: 1594634637
  • Physical Description: 325 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, [2016]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Books and roses -- "Sorry" doesn't sweeten her tea -- Is your blood as red as this? -- Drownings -- Presence -- A brief history of the homely wench society -- Dornicka and the St. Martin's Day goose -- Freddy Barrandov -- If a book is locked there is probably a good reason for that don't you think.
Summary, etc.:
The stories collected here are linked by more than the exquisitely winding prose of their creator: Helen Oyeyemi's ensemble cast of characters slip from the pages of their own stories only to surface in another. The reader is invited into a world of lost libraries and locked gardens, of marshlands where the drowned dead live and a city where all the clocks have stopped; students hone their skills at puppet school, the Homely Wench Society commits a guerrilla book-swap, and lovers exchange books and roses on St Jordi's Day. It is a collection of towering imagination, marked by baroque beauty and a deep sensuousness.
Genre: Short stories.
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