White is for Witching

Haunting in every sense, White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi is a spine-tingling tribute to the power of magic, myth and memory.

White is for Witching

White is for Witching

Haunting in every sense, White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi is a spine-tingling tribute to the power of magic, myth and memory. High on the cliffs near Dover, the Silver family is reeling from the loss of Lily, mother of twins Eliot and Miranda, and beloved wife of Luc. Miranda misses her with particular intensity. Their mazy, capricious house belonged to her mother’s ancestors, and to Miranda, newly attuned to spirits, newly hungry for chalk, it seems they have never left. Forcing apples to grow in winter, revealing and concealing secret floors, the house is fiercely possessive of young Miranda . . .

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White is for Witching
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Helen Oyeyemi
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-02 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Haunting in every sense, White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi is a spine-tingling tribute to the power of magic, myth and memory. High on the cliffs near Dover, the Silver family is reeling from the loss of Lily, mother of twins Eliot and Miranda, and beloved wife of Luc.
Toward the Geopolitical Novel
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Caren Irr
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-17 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Caren Irr's survey of more than 125 novels outlines the dramatic resurgence of the American political novel in the twenty-first century. She explores the writings of Chris Abani, Susan Choi, Edwidge Danticat, Junot Díaz, Dave Eggers, Jeffrey Eugenides, Aleksandar Hemon, Hari Kunzru, Dinaw Mengestu, Norman Rush, Gary Shteyngart, and others
Out in Africa
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: Chantal J. Zabus
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd

Homophobia is still rife and it remains dangerous and even life-threatening to be out in Africa, but Chantal Zabus here traces the range of representations of same-sex desire in Africa through historic and contemporary sources.
The Witching Herbs
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Harold Roth
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-01 - Publisher: Weiser Books

Harold Roth is a leading authority on plant/herbal magic. His new book, The Witching Herbs, is an in-depth exploration of 13 essential plants and herbs most closely associated with witchcraft—13 because it’s the witching number and reflects the 13 months of the lunar calendar. The plants are poppy, clary sage,
Boy, Snow, Bird
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Helen Oyeyemi
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-04 - Publisher: Penguin Canada

As seen on the cover of the New York Times Book Review, where it was described as “gloriously unsettling… evoking Toni Morrison, Haruki Murakami, Angela Carter, Edgar Allan Poe, Gabriel García Márquez, Chris Abani and even Emily Dickinson,” and already one of the year’s most widely acclaimed novels: “Helen Oyeyemi

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