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Sea monsters

Author: Chloe Aridjis
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One autumn afternoon in Mexico City, 17-year-old Luisa does not return home from school. Instead, she boards a bus to the Pacific coast with Tomas, a boy she barely knows. He seems to represent everything her life is lacking - recklessness, impulse, independence - and may also help her fulfil an unusual obsession - to track down a troupe of Ukrainian dwarfs who have recently escaped a Soviet circus touring Mexico.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chloe Aridjis
ISBN: 9781784741938 1784741930
OCLC Number: 1088387115
Description: 175 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Chloe Aridjis.

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Aridjis beautifully renders the perspective of a bored, intelligent teenage girl - a decadent, solipsistic daydream' Emily Rhodes, Financial Times'A surreal, captivating tale about the power of a  Read more...

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"The novel's brilliance lies in capturing so convincingly that state of adolescent restlessness... Aridjis's languid prose lets these images wash over the reader, unfurling in comma-rich sentences Read more...

 
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