A haunting Orwellian novel about the terrors of state surveillance, from the acclaimed author of The Housekeeper and the Professor. On an unnamed island off an unnamed coast, objects are disappearing: first hats, then ribbons, birds, roses--until things become much more serious. Most of the island'
Author Yoko Ogawa
Publisher Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Published Date 2019
ISBN 1101870605 9781101870600
audiobookie shared a tip "A surreal, unsettling story.. Made me notice my own world more. I’ll be thinking of this one for a long time."
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jennifer_messner shared a tip "Not cohesive story."
sophia_graber_51 shared a tip "I read this book for my an english class. It was such a great book and provided super thought provoking discussions."
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strawbaerrie shared a tip "This was such an interesting concept! If you like dystopian based plots, you’ll find this book to be rather intriguing!"
jess_tapley shared a tip "Beautiful and poetic writing, speculative that lends itself to a variety of interpretations."
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