6 edition of Strange Country found in the catalog.
April 23, 1999
by Oxford University Press, USA
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||280|
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Strange Country. "This book is about the people I met as I crisscrossed Australia by train and plane and L-plated car: the undefeated dreamers and wild-hearted romantics, the obsessed hobbyists and beautiful failures.
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The accomplishment of STRANGE COUNTRY begins with the exact measure of its line and its discovered idiom in the face of what may well be termed the present contradictions of a strange country.
What sustains that accomplishment is a poet's attention to a 'wide-open polyphony' equal to the multiple realities of its subject."—Kelvin CorcoranFormat: Paperback.
A Strange Country from Muriel Barbery and translated by Alison Anderson is a beautiful sequel to The Life of Elves. It isn't necessary to read that one first but it will make the experience of this book that much better. I am not sure how to discuss this novel. It is lyrical and creates some amazing images in the reader's mind/5.
The third novel in the sequence that includes Wide Open and Deep Down, Strange Country will be published on In Strange Country, Hallie is settling into life in Taylor County, South Dakota. Shes survived a trip to the underworld and she has a ranch to run, and shes waiting, not very patiently, for the other shoe to drop/5.
A Strange Country Muriel Barbery trans. from the French by Alison Anderson. Europa, $18 trade paper (p) ISBN Buy this book In the convoluted follow-up to The.
Strange Country: Modernity and Nationhood in Irish Writing Since This book identifies the origin, the development and, ultimately, the success of the Irish literary tradition in English as one of the first literatures that is both national and colonial/5.
I discovered Deborah Coates a few years ago, with the first book in this series. Wide Open, Deep Down - both terrific and this 3rd book, Strange Country does not disappoint.
Good strong characters, with excentricities that we all have seen in friends or /5(19). Alexander is starting a new school and seventh grade, and right from the first day, things don't run as he expects.
A lot is going on the first chapters of this book: Alexander experiencing mob bullying, strange 'powers' appearing, meeting girls, inventor Dad with strange inventions and being sucked onto a football team/5.
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Author Biography Muriel Barbery is the author of the bestselling The Elegance of the Hedgehog, Gourmet Rhapsody and Seller Rating: % positive. About the Author. DEBORAH COATES lives in Ames, Iowa, and works for Iowa State University. She is the author of Wide Open, Deep Down, and Strange Country.
Her short fiction has appeared in Asimov's and Strange Horizons, as well as Year's Best Fantasy 6, Best Paranormal Romance, and Best American : Tom Doherty Associates. This book traces the emergence of a self-consciously national tradition in Irish writing from the era of the French Revolution and, specifically, from Edmund Burke's counter-revolutionary writings.
From Gerald Griffin's The Collegians, to Bram Stoker's Dracula, from James Hardiman's Irish Minstrelsy to Synge, Yeats, and Joyce, Irish writing is dominated by a number of inherited 5/5(1).
“A Strange Country is a remarkable adventure and philosophical novel, which sings the praises of imagination and inventiveness. It’s Tolkien in the land of. Something different for Venetian Commissario Guido Brunetti, whose first case (Death at La Fenice, ) so expertly resurrected the closed-circle whodunit.
This time, the murder of Sgt. Michael Foster, public health inspector at the American military hospital at Vicenza, produces such a pronounced lack of reaction—Brunetti's officious boss Patti insists it be written off as a.
Rich with atmosphere and marvelous plotting, Death in a Strange Country is a superb novel in Donna Leon’s chilling Venetian mystery series. DEBORAH COATES lives in Ames, Iowa, and works for Iowa State University.
She is the author of Wide Open, Deep Down, and Strange Country. Her short fiction has appeared in Asimov's and Strange Horizons, as well as Year's Best Fantasy 6, Best Paranormal Romance, and Best American Fantasy.
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General Fiction (Adult) Pub Date 14 Apr. The accomplishment of STRANGE COUNTRY begins with the exact measure of its line and its discovered idiom in the face of what may well be termed the present contradictions of a strange country.
What sustains that accomplishment is a poet's attention to a 'wide-open polyphony' equal to the multiple realities of its subject."—Kelvin Corcoran.Print book: Poetry: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Fascinated by strangeness that's made in the U.S.A.-its beliefs and organization, its affinity for violence and its elusive relationship with the past-Strange Country lyrically addresses itself to defining American landscapes/dreamscapes, and to their unaccountable beauty.Title: A Strange Country Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Ap Publisher: Europa Editions Language: English.