Título: Raven Girl
Editorial: Jonathan Cape;, UK
Año de publicación: 2013
Condición del libro: Fine
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine
Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author
Once there was a Postman who fell in love with a Raven.
So begins the tale of a postman who encounters a fledgling raven while on the edge of his route and decides to bring her home. The unlikely couple falls in love and conceives a child―an extraordinary raven girl trapped in a human body. The raven girl feels imprisoned by her arms and legs and covets wings and the ability to fly. Betwixt and between, she reluctantly grows into a young woman, until one day she meets an unorthodox doctor who is willing to change her.
One of the world’s most beloved storytellers has crafted a dark fairy tale full of wonderment and longing. Complete with Audrey Niffenegger’s bewitching etchings and paintings, Raven Girl explores the bounds of transformation and possibility.
Praise for Raven Girl:
“With her signature wit, wry melancholy, and keen gothic sensibility, Niffenegger weds the fabulous with the deeply human in this concentrated, suspenseful fable. . . .” ---Booklist, Starred Review
“The book is a colorist’s dream that hauntingly captures the world of birds and humans and, as the title suggests, a creature that is somewhere in between.” – The Chicago Sun-Times
“Niffenegger (The Night Bookmobile) blends art and prose in this eerie picture book for adults.” ―Publishers Weekly
“Raven Girl is a delight to hold and take in. Lovers of fairy tales and some graphic novel fans should find much to love here.”
―School Library Journal online
"A haunting grown-up fairy tale" – Variety Magazine
“Provocative and beautiful.” ―ForeWord Reviews
“A runaway hit? This one’s going to fly.” ―DailyCandy
“It’s a lovely story.” ―Chicago Reader
“Raven Girl is an insidious intermingling of words and pictures to be treasured.”―Tor.com
Audrey Niffenegger is the author of the international bestsellers The Time Traveler’s Wife and Her Fearful Symmetry, as well as a fine artist who has published three illustrated books with Abrams: The Three Incestuous Sisters, The Adventuress, and The Night Bookmobile. She lives in Chicago and London.
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