Ali (Author) Shaw The Girl with Glass Feet

ISBN 13: 9781843549185

The Girl with Glass Feet

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"Fantastically imagined.... The hybrid form of the book-fairy tale, myth, psychological realism and fantasy-impresses. But Shaw's most delightful offerings are the vivid details he provides to make the magical real.... As Ida turns to glass, Midas must continue his own transformation, from hardened to human. The end of the book, saturated with color and emotion, is risky and brave like the message it imparts. Only a heart of glass would be unmoved."-Robin Romm, "New York"" Times Book Review""Ali Shaw has created a memorable addition to [the] fabulist pantheon in his gorgeous first novel, "The Girl with Glass Feet."... Over the course of this eerie, bewitching novel, the mixture of love and grief and the imminence of death become as memorable as Ida's mysterious, dreadful transformation and Midas's more achingly human one ... Shaw acknowledges the influence of writers like Andersen, Kafka and Borges (Shaw's menagerie of perfectly detailed, marve

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Guardian First Book Award Nominee for Longlist (2009) Costa Book Award Nominee for First Novel (2009) Desmond Elliott Prize (2010) Tahtifantasia Award Nominee (2012) A mysterious and frightening alchemical metamorphosis has befallen Ida Maclaird - she is slowly turning into glass, from the feet up. She returns to St Hauda's Land, where she believes the glass first took hold, in search of a cure. Midas Crook is a young loner, who has lived on the islands his entire life. When he meets Ida, something about her sad, defiant spirit pierces his emotional defenses. As Midas helps Ida come to terms with her affliction, she gradually unpicks the knots of his heart, and they begin to fall in love... What they need most is time - and time is slipping away fast. Will they find a way to stave off the spread of the glass? The Girl with Glass Feet is a dazzlingly imaginative and gripping first novel, a love story to treasure.

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