Gingerbread (Paperback)Helen Oyeyemi (author)
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Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 304
Dimensions: 234 x 153 mm
Enchanting . . . the breadth of Oyeyemi's imagination is impressive, teetering, as ever, on the edge of magical realism. Her use of fairytales, folklore and ghost stories is distinctly reminiscent of the work ofAngela Carter . . . inviting, luscious prose -- Guardian on What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours
Wild, luscious and startling . . . Oyeyemi glides seamlessly across time, space and genre -- Financial Times on What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours
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“Eccentric and lyrical”
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Helen Oyeyemi's writing is superb - unique, discombobulating at times and full of beautiful imagery. I had previously read and loved... More
“Playful and wildly imaginative”
A wonderfully meandering story about imaginary countries, family and of course gingerbread, Oyeyemi toys with fairytale tropes and reconfigures them into something fresh and contemporary. The sheer number of ideas per... More
“Weird, wonderful andwitty - a must read!”
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