The Resource What is not yours is not yours : stories, Helen Oyeyemi

What is not yours is not yours : stories, Helen Oyeyemi

Label
What is not yours is not yours : stories
Title
What is not yours is not yours
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Helen Oyeyemi
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
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Summary
A collection of stories by the award-winning author of <i>Boy, Snow, Bird</i> features entries about literal and metaphorical keys that open or shut the fates of lovers, the heart of a puppeteering student and the doors of a house of locks that holds unobservable developments
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10473041
Cataloging source
FO7
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oyeyemi, Helen
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Short stories
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
stories
Label
What is not yours is not yours : stories, Helen Oyeyemi
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • If a book is locked there is probably a good reason for that don't you think
  • 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 checks...in?
Control code
ocn941758750
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
325 pages
Isbn
9781594634635
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)941758750
Label
What is not yours is not yours : stories, Helen Oyeyemi
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • If a book is locked there is probably a good reason for that don't you think
  • 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 checks...in?
Control code
ocn941758750
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
325 pages
Isbn
9781594634635
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)941758750

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