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Cygnet

Autore: Season Butler
Pubblicazione: London : Dialogue Books, 2019. ©2019.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro a stampa : Fiction : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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The Kid doesn't know where her parents are. They left with a promise to come back months ago, and now their seventeen-year-old daughter is stranded on Swan Island. Swan isn't just any island; it is home to an eccentric old age separatist community who have shunned life on the mainland for a haven which is rapidly sinking into the ocean. The Kid's arrival threatens to burst the idyllic bubble that the elderly  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/formato: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Tipo materiale: Fiction
Tipo documento Libro
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Season Butler
ISBN: 9780349700311 0349700311 9780349700328 034970032X
Numero OCLC: 1099483495
Riconoscimenti: Short-listed for Writers' Guild Best First Novel Award 2020 (UK)
Descrizione: 244 pages ; 22 cm.
Responsabilità: Season Butler.

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In Cygnet, Season Butler gives us the coming-of-age story we haven't heard before, about a young girl resisting the savagery of adulthood as a dying community rejects the promise of youth.  Per saperne di più…

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Season Butler (in her novel Cygnet) describ[es] an island occupied, with one exception, by geriatrics - the exception being the narrator, whose wise reflections on age, race, class and global warming Per saperne di più…

 
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